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Summary As he approaches manhood, Ben Meechum struggles to win the approval of his demanding alpha male father, an aggressively competitive, but frustrated Marine pilot.

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Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 10 Critic Reviews
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Summary As he approaches manhood, Ben Meechum struggles to win the approval of his demanding alpha male father, an aggressively competitive, but frustrated Marine pilot.

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 10 Critic Reviews
64
70% Positive
7 Reviews
20% Mixed
2 Reviews
10% Negative
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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 10 Critic Reviews
64
70% Positive
7 Reviews
20% Mixed
2 Reviews
10% Negative
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Production Company Bing Crosby Productions
Release Date Oct 26, 1979
Duration 1 h 55 m
Rating PG
Genres
Tagline The bravest thing he would ever do was let his family love him.
Academy Awards, USA
2 Nominations
Golden Globes, USA
1 Nomination
Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination