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Common Ground (1990)

TV Movie | 185 min | Drama

Fact based story about the racial tensions that occurred in Boston in the 1970's because of court ordered busing to end desegregation. The story focuses on an African-American mother determined to get her children a quality education and a...See moreFact based story about the racial tensions that occurred in Boston in the 1970's because of court ordered busing to end desegregation. The story focuses on an African-American mother determined to get her children a quality education and a white lawyer trying to deal with inner city problems. Written by John Sacksteder See less
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Mar 25, 1990 (United States)

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Erika Alexander
Cassandra Twymon Cassandra Twymon   See fewer
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Roy T. Anderson
Ted Landsmark Ted Landsmark   See fewer
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Bobby Bell
Mugger Mugger   See fewer
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Matt Birman
Irish Protester Irish Protester   See fewer
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Linda Callow
Florist Florist   See fewer
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Tamiko Campbell
Little Rachel Little Rachel   See fewer
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James Canning
Larry Matthews Larry Matthews   See fewer
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Jenne Carey
Youngest Cassandra Youngest Cassandra   See fewer
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Beeson Carroll
Kerrigan Kerrigan   See fewer
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Jane Curtin
Alice McGoff Alice McGoff   See fewer
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Natalie Danglade
Cassandra as young girl Cassandra as young girl   See fewer
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Georgia Emelin
Lisa McGoff Lisa McGoff   See fewer
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James Farentino
Mayor Kevin White Mayor Kevin White   See fewer
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Louis Ferreira
Billy McGoff (as Justin Louis) Billy McGoff (as Justin Louis)   See fewer
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Scott J. Fisher
Protester on Bridge Protester on Bridge   See fewer
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Amanda Luttrell Garrigus
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Charles Woods Gray
Police Sergeant (as Charles W. Gray) Police Sergeant (as Charles W. Gray)   See fewer
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Mary Kane
Joan Diver Joan Diver   See fewer
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Donal Logue
Danny McGoff Danny McGoff   See fewer
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Vincent Murray
Student Student   See fewer
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Daphne O'Neal
Witness Witness   See fewer
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Daniel O'Shea
Danny McGoff Sr. Danny McGoff Sr.   See fewer
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Shelley Owens
Lorraine (as Shelley-Lynn Owens) Lorraine (as Shelley-Lynn Owens)   See fewer
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Rachel Twymon Rachel Twymon   See fewer
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James Donnell Quinn
Young Danny McGoff Young Danny McGoff   See fewer
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Ian Shaw
Richard Twymon Richard Twymon   See fewer
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Bill Tarling
The Screamer The Screamer   See fewer
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Richard Thomas
Colin Diver Colin Diver   See fewer
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Student Student   See fewer
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7 / 10 | 37 votes