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Too Young the Hero (1988)

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TV Movie | 100 min | Biography, Drama, War

The true story of Calvin Graham who at the age of twelve, but looking quite a lot older, succeeded in joining the navy during World War II. In spite of his young age, he received a purple hart for his bravery in the battle of Guadalcanal. ...See moreThe true story of Calvin Graham who at the age of twelve, but looking quite a lot older, succeeded in joining the navy during World War II. In spite of his young age, he received a purple hart for his bravery in the battle of Guadalcanal. When he reported back to his unit after a leave, his world collapsed. Due to a misunderstanding he is reported as a deserter which is the start of a real nightmare. Written by Willy Vanhaelen See less
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Calvin Graham (manuscript) | Gary Thomas (manuscript) | David J. Kinghorn (teleplay)
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Updated Mar 27, 1988

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Mar 27, 1988 (United States)

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Ricky Schroder
Calvin Graham Calvin Graham   See fewer
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Jon DeVries
Captain Gatch (as Jon De Vries) Captain Gatch (as Jon De Vries)   See fewer
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Debra Mooney
Calvin's Mother Calvin's Mother   See fewer
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Rick Warner
Holbrook Holbrook   See fewer
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Tom Wood
Davy Cluff (as Thomas Mills Wood) Davy Cluff (as Thomas Mills Wood)   See fewer
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John Linton
Scotty Bloxom Scotty Bloxom   See fewer
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David Gianopoulos
MacBride MacBride   See fewer
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Cracker (as Ron Shelley) Cracker (as Ron Shelley)   See fewer
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Frank (as Christopher Yore) Frank (as Christopher Yore)   See fewer
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Carl Mueller
Shriver Shriver   See fewer
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James Eric
Pratt Pratt   See fewer
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David Frisinger
Spencer Spencer   See fewer
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Christofer de Oni
Avila (as Christopher De Oni) Avila (as Christopher De Oni)   See fewer
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Randell Haynes
Chaplain Rose Chaplain Rose   See fewer
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Penny Hayes
Lt. Cindy Lt. Cindy   See fewer
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Terry Griffo
Lady in Park (as Terry Tant) Lady in Park (as Terry Tant)   See fewer
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Kevin Draine
Graves Graves   See fewer
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J. Michael Hunter
Dr. Smith Dr. Smith   See fewer
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Rich Valliere
Doctor (as Rick Valliere) Doctor (as Rick Valliere)   See fewer
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Charlie Peterson
Slammer Slammer   See fewer
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Bonnie McCormick
Tootsie Tootsie   See fewer
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Stephen Jackson
Stallings (as Steve Jackson) Stallings (as Steve Jackson)   See fewer
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Mary-Louise Parker
Pearl Spencer Pearl Spencer   See fewer
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Glen Davis
Drill Instructor - Singing Cadence (uncredited) Drill Instructor - Singing Cadence (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Thomas Doyle
Sailor (uncredited) Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert J. Maxwell
Hotel Hobo (uncredited) Hotel Hobo (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Sidney Mellette
Barney (uncredited) Barney (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tattoo (uncredited) Tattoo (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marine (uncredited) Marine (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.9 / 10 | 354 votes