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Miles from Home (1988)

Two brothers who are forced off their farm in the debt stricken mid-west become folk heroes when they begin robbing the banks that have been foreclosing on farmers.

Director:

Gary Sinise

Writer:

Chris Gerolmo
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brian Dennehy ... Frank Roberts Sr.
Jason Campbell Jason Campbell ... Young Frank (as Jason Campbill)
Austin Bamgarner Austin Bamgarner ... Young Terry
Larry Poling Larry Poling ... Nikita Khrushchev
Richard Gere ... Frank Roberts
Kevin Anderson ... Terry Roberts
Terry Kinney ... Mark
Penelope Ann Miller ... Sally
Helen Hunt ... Jennifer
Francis Guinan ... Tommy Malin
Mary Pat Hennagir Mary Pat Hennagir ... Check-out Girl
Judith Ivey ... Frances
Robert Otis Robert Otis ... Trailer Park Neighbor
Dennis Blome Dennis Blome ... Sheriff
Laurie Metcalf ... Exotic Dancer
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Storyline

Two brothers who are forced off their farm in the debt stricken mid-west become folk heroes when they begin robbing the banks that have been foreclosing on farmers. Written by Keith Loh <loh@sfu.ca>

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Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 September 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Farm of the Year See more »

Filming Locations:

Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$188,964
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Richard Gere turned down the lead roles in die hard and lethal weapon which went to Bruce Willis and Mel Gibson in order to do this film. See more »


Soundtracks

Take It Like A Man
Written by John Tiven
Performed by The Sally Tiven Orchestra featuring Alan Merrill
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16 March 2006 | by steppenwolf425See all my reviews

i am martin pratscher, i was Richard Geres stand in in miles from home and also the movie miles from home. i hope you enjoy miles from home! i also played a young trooper in a small scene that was originally slated for Gary sinise to do but they gave the spot to me so i could get my sag card. i was 28 yrs old in 1987. it was a magical year for me and i will never forget the people, cast and crew and the wonderful memories of making that film.many thanks to Richard Gere for his polite and respectful appreciation to all he worked with.every time i see the film it takes me back to Iowa and all its beauty in a great time of my young life.............martin pratscher


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