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as Tex McCormick
as Mason McCormick
as Jamie Collins
as Mrs. Johnson
as Cole Collins
as Johnny Collins
as Lem Peters
as Coach Jackson
as Bob Collins
as Fortune Teller
as Ms. Carlson
as Ride Operator
as Ride Operator
as Doctor in Hospital
as Mrs. Germanie
as Girl on Bike
as Mrs. Barnes
Critic Reviews for Tex
Writers Charlie Haas and Tim Hunter (latter making his directing debut) seem intent on incorporating every conceivable adolescent and adult trauma into their script.
There is a shock of recognition almost from the beginning of Tex, because we're listening to the sound of American voices in an authentically American world.
This is a film that accomplishes everything that it attempts, and does so expertly. On its own terms, it is a success through and through.
Dillon, though occasionally annoying, turns in a decent performance, as do Jim Metzler as his brother and Meg Tilly as his girlfriend.
A stirring, memorable early performance by Dillon
Audience Reviews for Tex
you git chur horse back, boy... why she's da one done convinced you to tell yer brother you love him.
Matt Dillon has never been more subtly expressive and transparent, and maybe only funnier in Singles; Jim Meltzer is actually funny here as a straight man; there is some great camerawork and lighting. S.E. Hinton seems to be dealing with more Judy-Blume type issues here, so the movie works like a neorealist afterschool special.
A pretty good one. Hahahs, always something similar happening to Matt Dillon's character in the S.E. Henton novel based films.
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