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Go for the Gold (1984)

93 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

Johnny Morris (Ryan) lives at home with his mother and his physically abusive stepfather. His only outlets are girlfriend Trish and running. His friend and mentor, Victor, a champion runner, helps him train for his first marathon. ...See moreJohnny Morris (Ryan) lives at home with his mother and his physically abusive stepfather. His only outlets are girlfriend Trish and running. His friend and mentor, Victor, a champion runner, helps him train for his first marathon. Industrialist Phillip Prichard discovers Johnny and takes him under his wing. Prichard forces Johnny to give up Trish and Victor. In return Johnny will receive money and fame. But Johnny must choose whether money is worth giving up everything meaningful in his life. Written by runningmovies.com See less
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James Ryan
Johnny Morris Johnny Morris   See fewer
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Cameron Mitchell
Phillip Pritchard Phillip Pritchard   See fewer
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Mzwandile
Victor Sabaka (as M'zwandile Ngxangane) Victor Sabaka (as M'zwandile Ngxangane)   See fewer
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Sandy Horne
Trish Palmer (as Sandra Horne) Trish Palmer (as Sandra Horne)   See fewer
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Tamara Franke
Sandra Pritchard Sandra Pritchard   See fewer
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Brian O'Shaughnessy
Stan Hopkins Stan Hopkins   See fewer
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Patricia Sanders
Johnny's mom Johnny's mom   See fewer
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Morrison Gampu
Victor's father Victor's father   See fewer
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Phillip's secretary Phillip's secretary   See fewer
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5.2 / 10 | 5 votes