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The Boy in Blue (1986)

R
100 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

Based on the life of Ned Hanlan, the late-19th century Canadian sculler and world champion. Hanlan was one of the first scullers to successfully utilize the "sliding seat."See moreBased on the life of Ned Hanlan, the late-19th century Canadian sculler and world champion. Hanlan was one of the first scullers to successfully utilize the "sliding seat." Written by Greg Doyle See less
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$ 7,716,000
Opening Wknd
$ 94,261
Gross (USA)
$ 275,000
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Jan 17, 1986 (United States)

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58 cast members
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Nicolas Cage
Ned Hanlan Ned Hanlan   See fewer
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Cynthia Dale
Margaret Margaret   See fewer
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Sean Sullivan
Walter Walter   See fewer
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James B. Douglas
Collins Collins   See fewer
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Austin Willis
Bainbridge Bainbridge   See fewer
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Philip Craig
Kinnear Kinnear   See fewer
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Robert McCormick
Trickett Trickett   See fewer
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Tim Weber
Cooney Cooney   See fewer
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Geordie Johnson
Andrew Bothwell Andrew Bothwell   See fewer
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Brian Thorne
Plaisted Plaisted   See fewer
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Don MacQuarrie
Temp Leader Temp Leader   See fewer
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James Edmond
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Greg Swanson
Oscar Hale Oscar Hale   See fewer
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Gerald Iles
Butler Butler   See fewer
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Gordon Masten
Toad (as J. Gordon Masten) Toad (as J. Gordon Masten)   See fewer
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Bruce McFee
Ship Steward Ship Steward   See fewer
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Doris Malcolm
Aunt Gert Aunt Gert   See fewer
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Ian D. Clark
Aussie #1 Aussie #1   See fewer
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Dan Hennessey
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Aidan Devine
Junior Cop Junior Cop   See fewer
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Roger McKeen
McCoy Man #1 (as Roger A. McKeen) McCoy Man #1 (as Roger A. McKeen)   See fewer
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Kim Coates
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Ted Dykstra
Hanlan Man #1 Hanlan Man #1   See fewer
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Michel Perron
Hanlan Man #2 Hanlan Man #2   See fewer
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Bob Bainborough
Boston Betting Clerk Boston Betting Clerk   See fewer
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John Dunn-Hill
Riley Tout Riley Tout   See fewer
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Germain Beauchamp
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Phil Neilson
2nd Brahmin (as Philip Neilson) 2nd Brahmin (as Philip Neilson)   See fewer
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Eric Fink
Hawker for Dr. Morse Hawker for Dr. Morse   See fewer
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Patrick Sinclair
Philly Referee Philly Referee   See fewer
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Elizabeth Rukavina
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Ian Heath
Boy on Steamer Boy on Steamer   See fewer
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Jain Dickson
Suffragete Suffragete   See fewer
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Claude Rae
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Peter Peer
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Doug Lennox
Kane's Pug Kane's Pug   See fewer
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David De Sanctis
Philly Thug #1 (as Dave De Sanctis) Philly Thug #1 (as Dave De Sanctis)   See fewer
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Ken Rogers
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Barry Blake
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Anne Farquhar
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Arthur Grosser
Bookie (as Art Grosser) Bookie (as Art Grosser)   See fewer
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Paul Craig
English Judge English Judge   See fewer
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Teddy Donville
Betting Runner Betting Runner   See fewer
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Gorman Miller
Harlan Fan Harlan Fan   See fewer
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Robert Buck
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Diane Hollingsworth
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Graham Maccready
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Graham Haley
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John Cain
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Thor Bishopric
Bobby (uncredited) Bobby (uncredited)   See fewer
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Young Man on Boat (uncredited) Young Man on Boat (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.4 / 10 | 957 votes