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The Unknown Cyclist (1998)

Not Rated | | Drama | 10 October 1998 (USA)
A man's dying wish is for the people in his life to participate in a 450-mile charity bicycle ride through Northern California.

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Bernard Salzmann
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lea Thompson ... Melissa Cavatelli
Vincent Spano ... Frank Cavatelli
Danny Nucci ... Gaetano Amador
Stephen Spinella ... Doug Stein
Michael J. Pollard ... Gabe Sinclair
Lainie Kazan ... Rachel
Scott Atkinson ... Lance
Jaclyn Balacy Jaclyn Balacy ... Lemonade Stand Girl #1
Brianna Tiesi Brianna Tiesi ... Lemonade Stand Girl #2
Meredith Basinger Meredith Basinger ... Sandra
Ismael 'East' Carlo ... Farm Worker
Richard Danielson Richard Danielson ... Shane - Bartender
David Hamblin David Hamblin ... Doug's Date
Michael Reid MacKay ... Luc Pierre
William Mapother ... By-Stander
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A man's dying wish is for the people in his life to participate in a 450-mile charity bicycle ride through Northern California.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 October 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

4 for the Road See more »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Watermark Films (I) See more »
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Color
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Melissa Cavatelli: The man is an alcoholic penis with legs.
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Dream Vision Entertainment II wishes to extend special thanks to: Julie, Olivia and Jake Leverenz; Ron and Karen McCann; Bruce Hartberg; George Hartberg; Andrew Thomas; Joe Depompels; Jerry Braxton; Antionette Elliot; Larry McLinden; Mark and Tammy Hall; Thelma Silsberger; Bernie Cullen; Family and Friends from Windom, MN and everyone who has helped Dream Vision Entertainment II grow. See more »

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Falling Down on You
Written by Donald Markowitz, Sydney Forest and David Vanacore
Performed by Valerie Carter
Published by Donald Jay Music Ltd. ascap, Blakeslee Music, BMI
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Simply Beautiful
3 August 2003 | by FrozenDreamerSee all my reviews

I have watched plenty of gay themed flicks, and to be honest, I have a healthy collection of gay-themed drama... ranging from Phillidelphia to Beautiful Thing and then Jeffrey to In & Out. The Unknown Cyclist is now a valued member of my collection of greats.

It does fall into one of those preachy AIDS AIDS AIDS movies... all about wearing condoms and being careful (don't get me wrong... this is a good thing), so some people may find this kind of film tedious and boring. You really need to give it some time though. It is a beautiful movie.

It has some very poignant messages to get across, and it does this very well. Take some time out to have a look, you won't regret it.

7.5 flaps outta 10.


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