Academy Award-winner Robert Redford (Best Director, Ordinary People,1980) captures the majesty of the Montana wilderness and the strength of the American family in this acclaimed adaptation of Norman Maclean's classic memoir. Craig Sheffer stars as the young Norman, and Brad Pitt stars as his brother Paul, an irresistible daredevil driven to challenge the world. Growing up, both boys rebel against their stern minister father. While Norman channels his rebellion into writing, Paul descends a slippery path to self-destruction. Co-starring Tom Skerrit as the Reverend Maclean and Emily Lloyd as wild-hearted Jessie Burns. A River Runs Through It is "destined to become a classic. It's a knockout." (Bob Healy, Satellite News Network)

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A River Runs Through It (1992)

PG

Drama · 2h 3m · 10/30/1992

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The Story of an American Family

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Academy Award-winner Robert Redford (Best Director, Ordinary People,1980) captures the majesty of the Montana wilderness and the strength of the American family in this acclaimed adaptation of Norman Maclean's classic memoir. Craig Sheffer stars as the young Norman, and Brad Pitt stars as his brother Paul, an irresistible daredevil driven to challenge the world. Growing up, both boys rebel against their stern minister father. While Norman channels his rebellion into writing, Paul descends a slippery path to self-destruction. Co-starring Tom Skerrit as the Reverend Maclean and Emily Lloyd as wild-hearted Jessie Burns. A River Runs Through It is "destined to become a classic. It's a knockout." (Bob Healy, Satellite News Network)

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Companies

Allied Filmmakers, Wildwood Enterprises

Budget

$12,000,000

Revenue

$43,440,294
Cast
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Craig Sheffer

Norman Maclean
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Lance R. Jones

Party Goer (uncredited)
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Hawk Forssell

Bouncer at speakeasy
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Jack Kroll

Reporter
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Martina Kreidl

Secretary at newspaper
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Noah Snyder

Copy Boy at newspaper
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Margot Kiser

Sal
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Philip A. Braun

Dealer at Lolo
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Tracy Mayfield

Bouncer at Lolo
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Anne Merren

Hooker at Lolo
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Chuck Tweed

Drunk in jail
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Buck Simmonds

Humph
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Prudence Johnson

Pavilion singer
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Chuck Adamson

Harry (editor)
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Rex Kendall

Reporter
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Jim Dunkin

Speakeasy bartender
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Jacob Snyder

Piano player
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Kathy Scharler

Waitress at speakeasy
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Don Jeffery

Black Jack
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Byron Dingman

Speakeasy patron
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Cecily Johnson

Speakeasy patron
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Caleb Shiff

Young John
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Young Norman
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Daren Eastwold

Montana Saloon Dancer (uncredited)
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Rock Taulbee

Stand In For Tom Skierrit (credit only)
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Rob Cox

Conroy
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Nicole Burdette

Mabel
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Brad Pitt

Paul Maclean
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Tom Skerritt

Rev. Maclean
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Brenda Blethyn

Mrs. Maclean
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Emily Lloyd

Jessie Burns
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Edie McClurg

Mrs. Burns
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Stephen Shellen

Neal Burns
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Vann Gravage

Young Paul
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Lincoln Quesenberry

Drunk in alley
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Robert Redford

Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
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Michael Cudlitz

Chub
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Susan Traylor

Rawhide
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Al Richardson

Mr. Murchison
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Fred Oakland

Mr. Burns
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David Creamer

Ken Burns
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Madonna Reubens

Aunt Sally
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John Reubens

Uncle Jimmy
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Arnold Richardson

Old Norman
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MacIntyre Dixon

Police sergeant
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William Hootkins

Murphy
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Jess Schwidde

Mr. Sweeney
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D. Gorton

Pavilion announcer
Crew
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Robert Redford

Director
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Norman Maclean

Writer
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Richard Friedenberg

Writer
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Disc Releases
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A River Runs Through It

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

11/23/1999

$6.04 -$3.95 (40%)

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A River Runs Through It

(Blu-ray, Digibook)

7/28/2009

Disc Title Front Cover

A River Runs Through It

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

11/29/2005

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(Blu-ray, Keep Case (Std.))

2/8/2011

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