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Return to Snowy River (1988)

The Man from Snowy River II (original title)
Young Jim Craig returns to his home in the Australian high country. He finds that things are not as he left them - his girlfriend is being pursued by another man, and her father doesn't want Jim back into her life.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Jim Craig
... Jessica
... Harrison
Nicholas Eadie ... Alistair Patton
... Seb
Bryan Marshall ... Hawker
... Patton Snr.
Peter Cummins ... Jake
... Mrs. Darcy
... Jacko
... Priest (as Wynn Roberts)
Alec Wilson ... Patton's Croney
Peter Browne ... Reilly
Alan Hopgood ... Simmons
... Collins
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Young Jim Craig returns to the Australian high country, after being away herding the horses he caught and sold, in order to provide a stake for his future. He finds things quite different than when he left: his girlfriend, Jessica Harrison, is being pursued by a rich suitor, Jessica's father wants him out of her life, and the residents of the high country are being driven out by the wealthier low country ranchers. Jim definitely has his work cut out for him. Written by Marinelle K. Szenasy

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15 April 1988 (USA)  »

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$13,687,027
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Return to Snowy River (1988) & its substitute title, "Return to Snowy River" date of release: Friday, April 15th, 1988, to many, is the IRS' Income Tax deadline date. It was also 123 years after Saturday, April 15th, 1865, President,Abraham Lincoln's life-loss, after he was the first President, that was assassinated, on Good Friday, April 14th, 1865, by John Wilkes Booth, at Ford's Theatre, while he was watching play, "Our American Cousin". See more »

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The final fight with Alistair, Jim's coat is sliced by Alistair's sword and there is a large bloodstain on it. In the subsequent scene in the bar when he is speaking with Jessica and Mr. Harrison he is wearing the same coat but there is no cut in the sleeve or bloodstain. See more »

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Mrs. Darcy: Broaden your minds -- have another beer. Have two!
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Follows The Man from Snowy River (1982) See more »

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beautiful
23 September 2017 | by See all my reviews

it is not easy to say why this film seems real special. all is well known, many Hallmark films are the same mix of romance and drama, the characters are well known from so many films of genre, the heroism and the Manichean confrontation are not original. maybe, the performance of Brian Dennehy and the next-door-boy of Tom Burlison are the pillars of interest. and, sure, the memories about classic westerns, doing to ignore than it is an Australian film. short, a softy entertainment. with the expected love story - impossible, off course, and the moral lesson.


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