Promised Land (1987)

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This gritty drama follows two high school acquaintances, Hancock, a basketball star, and Danny, a geek turned drifter, after they graduate. The first film commissioned by the Sundance Film ... See full summary »



  • Meg Ryan in Promised Land (1987)
  • Michael Hoffman in Promised Land (1987)
  • Meg Ryan and Kiefer Sutherland in Promised Land (1987)
  • Kiefer Sutherland in Promised Land (1987)
  • Robert Redford in Promised Land (1987)
  • Jason Gedrick and Tracy Pollan in Promised Land (1987)

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21 January 2003 | rhackney
| Terrific movie - have watched over and over again many times
No matter what the critics contend I loved this movie - I like the actors - all of them, not just the top 4. I thought the top 4 should have gotten Oscars. The film is depressing but it is supposed to be that way. The scenery and music just add to the awesomeness. References to President Regan made it more relevant. The despair and frustration of growing up in this movie are not equalled anywhere else. Two thumbs up.

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