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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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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 »

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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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Gross USA:

$8,289,916
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Debut theatrical feature film directed by director James Foley. 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

IS THAT ALL THERE IS
Performed by Peggy Lee
Written and Produced by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller
Arranged by Randy Newman
Courtesy of Capitol Records, Inc.
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If it makes a 20 year impression, it must have something..
14 October 2005 | by rrdhSee all my reviews

I saw this movie 20 years ago and have never seen it since, yet I keep waiting to see it on cable or at the video stores or in discount bins or any place so I can purchase it, and watch it over and over again. This was the first time I ever saw Aidan Quinn, but his acting left a deep impression on me and has ever since. After "Reckless" if I saw his name on a movie I made a point of seeing it, in my opinion he never seems to get enough credit even back then. His movie love interest (Darryl Hannah) well I didn't even remember it was her, so I guess that says it all for me. I recently have been addicted to Firefly the TV series ("Serenity" the movie) and was discussing with my spouse that I believed the character Jayne Cobb (Adam Baldwin) was the same person who played opposite Aidan in "Reckless" sure enough when searching for this I found he was, so I would have to say he left an impression as well.

I believe if a movie you've seen only once can stick with you for this long, it must be good. And hearing many others, who also have seen it 20 years earlier, still talking about it, then I think it should become a classic and re-released.


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