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That'll Be the Day (1973)

PG
91 min | Drama, Music

Abandoned by his father at an early age, Jim MacLaine seems to have inherited the old man's restlessness. Despite his apparent intelligence, Jim decides not to take the exams that would pave his way to university. He lives, for a time, a ...See moreAbandoned by his father at an early age, Jim MacLaine seems to have inherited the old man's restlessness. Despite his apparent intelligence, Jim decides not to take the exams that would pave his way to university. He lives, for a time, a life consisting of dead-end jobs and meaningless sex, before returning home to work in his mother's shop. But still he can't settle down; he begins to think that the life of a pop musician might be the thing for him. Written by George S. Davis See less
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Oct 29, 1973 (United States)

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36 cast members
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David Essex
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Rosemary Leach
Mrs. MacLaine Mrs. MacLaine   See fewer
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James Booth
Mr. MacLaine Mr. MacLaine   See fewer
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Billy Fury
Stormy Tempest Stormy Tempest   See fewer
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Keith Moon
J.D. Clover J.D. Clover   See fewer
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Rosalind Ayres
Jeanette Jeanette   See fewer
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Brenda Bruce
Doreen Doreen   See fewer
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James Ottaway
Granddad Granddad   See fewer
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Daphne Oxenford
Mrs. Sutcliffe Mrs. Sutcliffe   See fewer
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Kim Braden
Charlotte Charlotte   See fewer
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Ron Hackett
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
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Karl Howman
Johnny Johnny   See fewer
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Patti Love
Sandra's Friend Sandra's Friend   See fewer
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Sue Holderness
Shirley (as Susan Holderness) Shirley (as Susan Holderness)   See fewer
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Sally Watts
Girl in Coffee Shop Girl in Coffee Shop   See fewer
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Valerie Lush
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Alan Foss
Teacher Teacher   See fewer
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Natalie Kent
Mrs. Rimmer Mrs. Rimmer   See fewer
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Patsy Blower
Young Girl at Fair Young Girl at Fair   See fewer
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Sara Clee
Girl With Baby Girl With Baby   See fewer
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Peggy Aitchison
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Bernard Severn
Sutcliffe Sutcliffe   See fewer
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Tony McHale
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Paul Vaughan-Teague
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Peter Turner
Teddy Boy Teddy Boy   See fewer
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Young Jim Young Jim   See fewer
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Minder Minder   See fewer
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6.7 / 10 | 900 votes