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Wisdom (1986)

R | | Crime, Drama | 2 January 1987 (USA)
Unable to find work after a past felony, graduate John Wisdom and his girlfriend embark on a cross-country bank-robbing spree in order to aid American farmers.

Director:

Emilio Estevez

Writer:

Emilio Estevez
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Demi Moore ... Karen Simmons
Emilio Estevez ... John Wisdom
Tom Skerritt ... Lloyd Wisdom
Veronica Cartwright ... Samantha Wisdom
William Allen Young ... Agent Williamson
Richard Minchenberg ... Agent Cooper
Ernie Brown Ernie Brown ... Bill, Motel Manager (as Ernie Brown)
Bill Henderson ... Theo
Gene Ross ... Sheriff
Liam Sullivan ... Jake Perry
Charlie Sheen ... City Burger Manager
Hal Fishman Hal Fishman ... Network Anchorman
Chuck Henry Chuck Henry ... Local Anchorman
Nicholas Shields Nicholas Shields ... Gun Salesman (as Nick Shields)
Barbara Stamm Barbara Stamm ... Loan Officer at Bank #1
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Storyline

Unable to find work after a past felony, graduate John Wisdom and his girlfriend (Moore) embark on a cross-country bank-robbing spree in order to aid American farmers (Just call him Robin Hood). Written by John N. Daily

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Taglines:

He's on the outside looking in at the American Dream. See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 January 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bölcsesség See more »

Filming Locations:

Mojave, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,994,197, 4 January 1987, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$5,715,174
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Gladden Entertainment See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Dennis Hopper was considered by Emilio Estevez to play John Wisdom's father. See more »

Quotes

Karen: Would you still love me if I was poor?
John: You are poor.
Karen: You're right.
John: But you're rich in character and you have great boobs.
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Connections

References Repo Man (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Rock Me Baby
Written, Performed and Produced by Danny Elfman
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Sacra Tomato!
4 July 2003 | by miko4444See all my reviews

A wonderful movie if you ever lived in Sacramento in the downtown or Land Park area. Most of the movie was filmed there, and you'll get a real kick out of seeing the town in a movie. A common experience for those who live in L.A., New York, and San Francisco, but not for us residents of the Big Tomato.

And the music is fun.


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