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The Beat (1987)





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This drama is based on a play by Mones and is set within a grim New York neighborhood where a new kid comes to the neighborhood. Unlike the street-wise and life-toughened gang members around him, the youth is a sensitive poet who teaches the kids about the meaning and beauty of life.more
Rating: R (adult situations/language, violence)
Genre: Drama
Directed By: ,
Written By: Paul Mones
In Theaters:
Vestron Video


John Savage
as Frank Ellsworth
David Jacobson
as Rex Voorhas Ormine
William McNamara
as Billy Kane
Kara Glover
as Kate Kane
Jeffrey Horowitz
as Dr. Waxman
Paul Dillon
as Lon Recchia
Robert Gerringer
as Dr. Morningstone
Peggy Gormley
as Helen Henbroth
Peggy Miley
as Mrs. Kahn
Jack McGee
as Mr. Frock
John Joseph
as Iron Skull
Steven Hilliard Ster...
as Teacher Breaking Up ...
Peter Antico
as Mr. Paginini
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