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Fire with Fire (1986)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance | 9 May 1986 (USA)
A young woman from a Catholic school and a young man from a nearby prison camp fall in love and must run away together to escape the law, the church and their parents.

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Mapmaker (as Jeffrey Jay Cohen)
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Sister Maria
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Jerry
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Ben
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Dorrie Joiner ...
Sandy
Evan Mirand ...
Manuel
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William G. Schilling ...
Watley (as William Schilling)
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Stephanie
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Margo
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In this fact-based melodrama, Joe Fisk is a juvenile delinquent who falls in love with Lisa Taylor, a Catholic girl's school student, in an Oregon forest. The two meet by chance when the troubled young man stumbles upon her while being chased by his peers in a training exercise, sees the lovely young girl floating in a small lake as she works on a photography assignment. The two are immediately drawn to each other, but neither of their custodians encourage contact of the opposite sex. However, when their relationship is discovered there's trouble all around, forcing the young lovers to flee. The question then remains: Will they be able to escape the law and other authorities long enough to find happiness? Written by Bambi Ross <mgross@fuse.net>

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Opening Weekend USA:

$1,770,043, 11 May 1986

Gross USA:

$4,636,169
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Craig Sheffer and D.B. Sweeney later appeared together in Fire in the Sky (1993). See more »

Quotes

Joe Fisk: So... what... studying to be a nun?
Lisa Taylor: No. Are you studying to be a crook?
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References Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) See more »

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The Heart of Rock & Roll
Written by Johnny Colla and Huey Lewis
Performed by Huey Lewis & The News
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just like everyone else post their comments. i love this movie so much. my sister and i rented this movie way back in 87. we watched this over and over again. its just too bad there's no soundtrack available in the market. i also wanted to buy a copy for my collection. where can i bought it? CD or DVD will do. i'm dying to have a copy of this. i love to watch it again. even though, i've seen this movie 20 years ago, i still cannot forget the scene at the dance. Craig sheffer and Virginia madsen did great on this movie. they have chemistry. the holing hands, their eyes. the way they look at each other plus the song. oh my! i love the song I'M IN IT FOR LOVE. please please, if you know where can i buy it. please email me.


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