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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 »

Director:

James Foley

Writer:

Chris Columbus
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Aidan Quinn ... Johnny Rourke
Daryl Hannah ... Tracey Prescott
Kenneth McMillan ... John Rourke Sr
Cliff De Young ... Phil Barton
Lois Smith ... Mrs. Prescott
Adam Baldwin ... Randy Daniels
Dan Hedaya ... Peter Daniels
Billy Jayne ... David Prescott (as Billy Jacoby)
Toni Kalem ... Donna
Jennifer Grey ... Cathy Bennario
Haviland Morris ... Mary Pat Sykes
Pamela Springsteen ... Karen Sybern
Susan Kingsley Susan Kingsley ... Eileen
Adam LeFevre ... Officer Haskell
Ellen Mirojnick ... Physics Teacher
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Storyline

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.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 February 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jovens sem Rumo See more »

Filming Locations:

Mingo Junction, Ohio, USA See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$8,289,916
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The film utilizes a red and black color aesthetic to represent the viewpoint of the lead central Johnny Rourke (Aidan Quinn) character. See more »

Quotes

Boy in Bowling Alley: Hey Benario! My face is leaving in 5 minutes! Be on it!
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Connections

Referenced in Mary Jane's Not a Virgin Anymore (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

THE ONE THING
Performed by INXS
Words and Music by Andrew Farriss and Michael Hutchence
Courtesy of Atco Records
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Awesome soundtrack!
10 December 2000 | by Jello-9See all my reviews

Where can you get the soundtrack?? Romeo Void, INXS ("The one thing" - probably their best song) Bob Seger - very nice. Sure it's a little lame in the plot dept. but cool motorcycle, plenty of teen angst-it ain't Schindler's List but it works when you are surfing and happen upon it on a rainy weekend. Besides, Daryl Hannah never looks bad!


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