About

Dave, nineteen, has just graduated high school, with his 3 friends, The comical Cyril, the warm hearted but short-tempered Moocher, and the athletic, spiteful but good-hearted Mike. Now, Dave enjoys racing bikes and hopes to race the Italians one day, and even takes up the Italian culture, much to his friends and parents annoyance.

7.7
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Directed by

Peter Yates

Written by

Steve Tesich (Screenplay)

Runtime

100 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The movie that tells you exactly what you can do with your high school diploma!

Cast

Keywords

sport indiana working class teenage boy bicycle cycling serenade bicycle race quarry

Photos

Lists

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

Awards

Oscar for Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

Oscar nomination for Best Music, Original Song Score and Its Adaptation or Best Adaptation Score

Oscar nomination for Best Picture Peter Yates

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role