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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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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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Action | Crime | Drama

Certificate:

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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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Trivia

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 »

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Referenced in Robot Ninja (1989) 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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Gere overdone
22 December 2002 | by hino5See all my reviews

I felt the story started rambling after the farm fire with no real cohesive storyline. Richard Gere tried too hard and over-acted. Maverick, lone gun, come to mind. Save the farm for these jokers? I think not!


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