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Tex (1982)

PG | | Drama | 30 July 1982 (USA)
After their mother dies and their father leaves them, teenage brothers Tex and Mason McCormick struggle to make it on their own.

Director:

Tim Hunter

Writers:

S.E. Hinton (novel), Charles S. Haas (screenplay) (as Charlie Haas) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Matt Dillon ... Tex McCormick
Jim Metzler ... Mason McCormick
Meg Tilly ... Jamie Collins
Bill McKinney ... Pop McCormick
Frances Lee McCain ... Mrs. Johnson
Ben Johnson ... Cole Collins
Emilio Estevez ... Johnny Collins
Jack Thibeau ... Coach Jackson
Zeljko Ivanek ... Hitchhiker
Tom Virtue ... Bob Collins
Pamela Ludwig Pamela Ludwig ... Connie
Jeff Fleury Jeff Fleury ... Roger
Suzanne Costollos Suzanne Costollos ... Fortune Teller (as Suzanne Costallos)
Marilyn Redfield Marilyn Redfield ... Ms. Carlson
Mark Arnott ... Kelly
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Storyline

After their mother dies and their father leaves them, teenage brothers Tex and Mason McCormick struggle to make it on their own.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Tough. Tender. Today. See more »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 July 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tex: Um Retrato da Juventude See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$7,400,000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,400,000
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Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

S.E. Hinton: The typing teacher. Reflecting on her screen debut years later, she said, "I was supposed to look terrified, which was lucky, because I was." See more »

Goofs

When Tex and Mason go to Tulsa, they pass over the Bixby Bridge. Yet in the next scene, they are going through a wooded area. See more »

Quotes

Tex McCormick: [Whimpers] Oh no...
Mason McCormick: [walks into Tex's room] Tex? You alright? You lose Something?
Tex McCormick: [laying under his bed with only his feet sticking out] It's kinda nice down here. Cool and Quiet.
Mason McCormick: Yeah, well maybe you should hurry it up so you can come have breakfast under the kitchen table. Then maybe you can catch a ride under the school bus!
Tex McCormick: [Gets up from under his bed and wraps a blanket around him] You would like that wouldn't you?
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Connections

Referenced in Little Sister (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

The Godfather (Main Theme)
(uncredited)
Written by Nino Rota
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Its pretty much just like the book
6 July 2000 | by blu_cat_eyesSee all my reviews

Disney Pictures did a pretty good job on this movie. Matt Dillon played a really good Tex McCormick and the other actors and actresses were really good too. The movie was almost like the book except for little differences. The only thing i did not like were the cast members. Now! wait don't get me wrong they all did a wonderful job, but the only one that seemed to fit the description of the character as in the book was Matt Dillon. That dosen't really matter, its the movie not the book. So it should be different,and its a good movie. Just that you can't really rent it anywhere so you will probaly have to buy it. I had to.


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