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Sooner or Later (1979)

Thirteen-year-old Jessie is in love with Michael, a 17-year-old guitar instructor and aspiring musician. When she finally captures his interest, she lies and tells him she's 16. But what ... See full summary »

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Bruce Hart
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Denise Miller ... Jessie Walters
Rex Smith ... Michael Skye
Barbara Feldon ... Lois Walters
Judd Hirsch ... Bob Walters
Lilia Skala ... Grandma Esther
Morey Amsterdam ... Eddie Nova - Guitar Teacher
Vivian Blaine ... Make-up artist
Lynn Redgrave ... The Teacher
Mary-Beth Manning ... Caroline
Maia Danziger ... Karen
Edward Green Edward Green ... Dr. Donnie
Paul Mones ... Arnie
Grace Davies ... Connie
Tara King Tara King ... Agnes
Cheryl D. Francis Cheryl D. Francis ... Debbie
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Thirteen-year-old Jessie is in love with Michael, a 17-year-old guitar instructor and aspiring musician. When she finally captures his interest, she lies and tells him she's 16. But what will Michael do when he discovers the truth? Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 March 1979 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sooner or Later See more »

Filming Locations:

Yonkers, New York, USA

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Goofs

When Jessie starts playing Simply Jessie, the chords she plays on the guitar are different than the ones Michael taught her. See more »

Quotes

Michael Skye: Put a finish on it, Jess
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Connections

Features Mandingo (1975) See more »

Soundtracks

Shades of Blue
Performed by Rex Smith
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Rex
23 February 2006 | by celane-1See all my reviews

I still love this movie! I remember falling in love with Rex (I was 13!) and thinking that he was it for me!! I had the biggest crush on him for years! I guess deep down in, I still do! He's still sexy. I bought the movie just a couple of years ago, and now from time to time, watch it and fall in love again!! He has been in a few different shows, even a soap opera, but nothing he has done will match what he did for me in Sooner or Later! I can't imagine the 13-year old girls of today not watching this movie, and not feeling like I did when I saw it for the first time. I know that when you watch it several things are definitely 70's, but still..he's Rex and he's eternally hot!


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