On the Edge
On the Edge (1986)

Looking none the worse for his age, Bruce Dern convincingly plays an amateur long-distance runner in On the Edge. Banned from American competition for violating his amateur status, Dern decides to prove he's still got what it takes. The… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: June 1, 1986
DVD Release Date: February 8, 2005
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

On the Edge may have a familiar formula, but it is an angry, original, unpredictable movie.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Dern gives a moving performance as the beleaguered runner.

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Christopher Null

The real story is in Wes's mind, not on the trail, and frankly we spend to much time out there -- even if it is a sports movie at heart.

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