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  • James Dean: Race with Destiny (1997)
  • PG-13
    94 min | Biography, Drama
James Dean: Race with Destiny (1997)
PG-13
94 min | Biography, Drama

Casper Van Dien of STARSHIP TROOPERS stars as James Dean, whose remarkable talent and rebel attitude took Hollywood by storm. But as Dean's star begins to rise, his passionate affair with Italian Pier Angeli (Carrie Mitchum of THE BOLD AND...See moreCasper Van Dien of STARSHIP TROOPERS stars as James Dean, whose remarkable talent and rebel attitude took Hollywood by storm. But as Dean's star begins to rise, his passionate affair with Italian Pier Angeli (Carrie Mitchum of THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL) angers her disapproving mother (Academy Award nominee Diane Ladd) and studio chief Jack Warner (Mike Connors). How did a broken heart, reckless behavior and his relationships with Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo and director George Stevens (the legendary Robert Mitchum in his final screen role) lead to Dean's ultimate race with destiny? Connie Stevens, Joseph Campanella and Casey Kasem co-star in this revealing biopic that goes behind the myth to tell the true story of the superstar who lived fast, died young and left a legacy that changed movies forever. See less
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Oct 3, 1997 (United States)

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33 cast members
Name Known for
Casper Van Dien
James Dean James Dean   See fewer
Carrie Mitchum
Pier Angeli Pier Angeli   See fewer
Diane Ladd
Mama Pierangeli Mama Pierangeli   See fewer
Mike Connors
Jack Warner Jack Warner   See fewer
Robert Mitchum
George Stevens George Stevens   See fewer
Connie Stevens
Jane Deacy Jane Deacy   See fewer
Casey Kasem
Bill Romano Bill Romano   See fewer
Joseph Campanella
Winton Dean Winton Dean   See fewer
Janelle Paradee
Marisa Pierangeli Marisa Pierangeli   See fewer
Louis D'Alto
Vic Damone Vic Damone   See fewer
Carmen Romano
Elia Kazan Elia Kazan   See fewer
Dan Sefton
TV Director TV Director   See fewer
Steve Hughes
Gig Young Gig Young   See fewer
Robin Joi Brown
Jennifer Jennifer   See fewer
David Pesko
Easy Dan Easy Dan   See fewer
Felix Quinonez
Sal Mineo Sal Mineo   See fewer
Rebecca Budig
Natalie Wood Natalie Wood   See fewer
Athena Massey
Elizabeth (scenes deleted) Elizabeth (scenes deleted)   See fewer
Charles Guardino
Nick Ray Nick Ray   See fewer
Jeff Dukow
Villa Capri, Customer Villa Capri, Customer   See fewer
Wil. Hall
Denis Denis   See fewer
Mardi Rustam
Mario, the Maitr'D Mario, the Maitr'D   See fewer
John Harwood
Traffic Cop Traffic Cop   See fewer
Chris Howell
Highway Patrol Officer Highway Patrol Officer   See fewer
Dale Gibson
Turnipseed Turnipseed   See fewer
Bill Connell
Race Track Announcer Race Track Announcer   See fewer
Tony Wood
Tony Bullock Tony Bullock   See fewer
Kerri Kasem
Sharon Sharon   See fewer
Brett Moses
Nick Adams (uncredited) Nick Adams (uncredited)   See fewer
Justin Root
Man in Park (uncredited) Man in Park (uncredited)   See fewer
Alexandra Smothers
Wild Suzy (uncredited) Wild Suzy (uncredited)   See fewer
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