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Reckless (1984)

Rebellious football player Johnny falls for cheerleader Tracy. They come from opposite backgrounds; she's from a comfortable well off family, his is poor and broken. Tracy already has a ... See full summary »

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John Rourke Sr
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Phil Barton
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Peter Daniels
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David Prescott (as Billy Jacoby)
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Donna
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Mary Pat Sykes
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Rebellious football player Johnny falls for cheerleader Tracy. They come from opposite backgrounds; she's from a comfortable well off family, his is poor and broken. Tracy already has a boyfriend but he acts like a jerk, so Johnny has to win Tracy's heart - something she seems reluctant to let him do. Written by Rob Hartill

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Girls like Tracy never tell their parents about guys like Rourke.

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Drama | Romance | Comedy

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3 February 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Jovens sem Rumo  »

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$8,289,916
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Trivia

The picture has been said to borrow heavily story elements from two 1950s "rebel" movies, The Wild One (1953) and Rebel Without a Cause (1955). See more »

Quotes

Tracy Prescott: I've been good, havn't I? A good daughter. No complaints, no problems.
Mrs. Prescott: You have been good.
Tracy Prescott: Everything's been just great. I've always had alot of friends, I don't do drugs, I've never had an abortion, I've never even had the measles. Is it true? It is true, isn't it? I've never even had the measles.
Mrs. Prescott: Well, no.
Tracy Prescott: That's incredible. I'm perfect.
Mrs. Prescott: Honey, calm down.
Tracy Prescott: No! I don't want to calm down. I'm sick of calming down. I'm sick of everything being OK!
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Referenced in Mary Jane's Not a Virgin Anymore (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

ONE IN A MILLION YOU
Performed by Larry Graham
Words and Music by Sam Dees
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Best 80's soundtrack! Where's the DVD?
8 May 2005 | by See all my reviews

As an angst-ridden teen in the 80's and a fan of alternate music, "Reckless" with Darryl Hannah and Adian Quinn had everything that films like Foot Loose and Top Gun were missing - a true kick a** soundtrack featuring great 80's tunes from artists like Kim Wilde, INXS, and the excellent Romeo Void (read: NO theme song from Kenny Loggins!). The film wasn't going to win any Oscars but it wasn't meant to! Reckless is a great little flick about the guy from the wrong side of the tracks going after, and getting (maybe!) the girl. In 2005, Reckless is a perfect 80's time-capsule! Sad that the studio had such little faith in the film at the time that they never even released a soundtrack CD. And to date, it's never been released on DVD! Both Hannah and Quinn are still viable stars today (see: Kill Bill and Empire Falls), and this is a nostalgic snap shot of both stars in earlier days. A note to the studio execs out there (and those fantastic folks at Rhino!) - the 80's are back and HOT so give us this DVD, will ya?


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