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Finish Line (1989)

In order to get better results, a young athlete starts using steroids and begins his downfall.

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John Nicolella

Writer:

Norman Morrill
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
James Brolin ... Martin Shrevelow
Josh Brolin ... Glenn Shrevelow
Mariska Hargitay ... Lisa Karsh
Kristoff St. John ... Tito Landreau
John Finnegan ... Purdy Hall
Christopher Keyes Christopher Keyes ... Ray White
Billy Vera Billy Vera ... The Doormouse
Stephen Lang ... Coach Harkins
Grand L. Bush ... Mike Gray (as Grand Bush)
Joe Jackson Joe Jackson ... Milky
James Ray James Ray ... Dr. Willard
Owen Engelmann Owen Engelmann ... Athlete #2
Todd Gerimonte Todd Gerimonte ... Athlete #1
Karen Saddington Karen Saddington ... Instructor
Dave Weinkauf Dave Weinkauf ... Official #2
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In order to get better results, a young athlete starts using steroids and begins his downfall.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 January 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Endspurt See more »

Filming Locations:

Corvallis, Oregon, USA See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color
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A recycled message
18 December 1998 | by Godzilla-11See all my reviews

This movie serves one purpose and one purpose only, and that is to teach people that steroids are bad for you. This has been tried so many times before, the whole message begins to lose its meaning. So the writers decided to make it more appealing by adding in a bus-load of profanity and an occasional sexual remark ("some guys would give their left nut to be where you are"). However, none of this helps. How many times do you have to tell us that steroids can kill you? Sure, there's still some idiots who see this and continue taking them, but to the rest of us it's just a recycled message.


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