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Crossing the Bridge (1992)

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The adventures of three teenage friends in 1970s Detroit.

Director:

Mike Binder

Writer:

Mike Binder
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Josh Charles ... Mort Golden
Jason Gedrick ... Tim Reese
Stephen Baldwin ... Danny Morgan
Cheryl Pollak ... Carol Brockton
Rita Taggart ... Kate Golden
Hy Anzell ... Manny Goldfarb
Richard Edson ... Mitchell
Ken Jenkins ... Lou Morgan
Abraham Benrubi ... Rinny
David Schwimmer ... John Anderson
Bob Nickman Bob Nickman ... Baldy
James Krag James Krag ... Smiling Jack
Rana Haugen Rana Haugen ... Monica
Jeffrey Tambor ... Uncle Alby
Todd Tidgewell Todd Tidgewell ... Ricky Toller
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Storyline

An off-screen narrator, Mort Golden, takes us back to winter around 1975, the year he was 21. He and his two buddies, Tim and Danny, have a fateful trip over the bridge from Detroit into Canada. The three of them are going nowhere in life, although Mort has thoughts of being a writer, while his mom wants him to go to college. He and his pals contemplate making a quick fortune transporting drugs over the border in their beat-up Buick, "the war wagon." Mort's also hopelessly in love with a girl he dated briefly a couple years before. With border inspectors, Tim's temper, and Danny's bottled up emotions, is there any way this can end well? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Every day you make a million decisions. But it only takes one to change your life. Forever . . . See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and drug use | See all certifications »
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Trivia

After Disney got the film, they told Mike Binder that he was able to secure the best talent available for the film which included the Costume Designer, Director of Photography and Music Supervisor, etc. much to Binder's surprise. See more »

Goofs

The Renaissance Centre (built in 1977) is visible, years before it was built. See more »

Quotes

Tim: If your brains were dynamite, you wouldn't have enough to blow your ass.
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Connections

Referenced in The Ben Stiller Show: With Rob Morrow (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

From the Beginning
Written by Greg Lake
Performed by Emerson Lake and Palmer (as Emerson Lake & Palmer)
Published by Leadchoice Ltd.
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Great Flick
23 October 1998 | by steve-216See all my reviews

This is one great movie that most people will pass up in the video store, because they've never heard of it. It reminded me of my own trials and tribulations growing up. I recommend this film to everyone sixteen years of age and older.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 September 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Crossing the Bridge See more »

Filming Locations:

Detroit, Michigan, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$243,695, 13 September 1992

Gross USA:

$479,676

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$479,676
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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