I dunno about other spokane movies that are listed on imdb. Author terry davis wrote the book on which the movie is based. Enter your location to see which movie theaters are playing vision quest near you. The crowning achievement of modines new outlook on life is his romance with 21yearold artist linda fiorentino. I hope so too, movie monday vision quest tom liberman.
Now, years after watching the film, he realizes the. The quest was released in the united states on april 26, 1996. Any other movies that were filmed there that takes place there most of the time in the movie. I heard that madonna was in this movie, but actually you just see her as a singer at a club in one scene. The movie was filmed in spokane, washington, in 1984. Do you recognize any of these 15 locations around the state that have appeared in famous flicks. Frank jasper played brian shute bottom position in the movie vision quest you may not immediately recognize the name frank jasper. I thought they released it at a bad time, jasper told intermat. Rent, buy or watch vision quest movie now family video.
Here are movie trivia questions and answers that covered most of the highly watched and discussed foreign movies in kenya and elsewhere. Jul 08, 20 48 videos play all vision quest 1985 full movie sedaidekosalidaposala miosajidekosaldemen mash filming location then and now shots duration. In the book, the story ends as the big match between louden and shute begins. Directed by harold becker, vision quest was based on a 1979 novel of the same name by terry davis and filmed in spokane, washington. The movie is partially set in fictional town of amnesty bay, maine. Want to know more about frank jasper, his involvement in the filming of vision quest, and his life beyond the movie. Sep 25, 2015 in the 1997 movie dantes peak, there was a brief scene filmed inside of the crater of mount st. Dec 24, 2019 before guardians of the galaxy, there was galaxy quest. He stated in an interview that his vision of the film is to take the viewer on a big adventure, traveling from a place to another, mixing the spirit of indiana jones, star wars and even 1984 romancing the stone. Vision quest movie filming locations the 80s movies rewind. Modine plays a spokane high school wrestler who falls in love with an older woman, an aspiring artist from new jersey on her way to san francisco. Vision quest, like so many other comingofage 80s dramas, is hokey yet earnest, with a final wrestling match that is truly suspenseful and exciting. The quest is a 1996 american martial arts film cowritten and directed by jeanclaude van damme in his directorial debut, who also starred in the film. While making the high school comingofage movie vision quest back in the mid1980s, producers jon peters and peter gruber tapped songwriters jon lind and john bettis to write a song for it.
Continuing my oldetyme movie theme this week, in the movie vision quest, matthew modine also known as elevens father in stranger things was 25 years old when the movie was filmed, though his character was supposed to be an 18 year old high school senior. In the movie vision quest, which was filmed in spokane in 1985, modine played the role of louden swain, a high school wrestler. Linda fiorentino and matthew modine in vision quest 1985 madonna in vision quest 1985 linda. It can be quiet embarrassing to be in gathering where movies are being discussed and you dont have any contribution to make. Realize that this movie was filmed before she became a star, so i wouldnt have really known who she was, even if i had been around for that scene. By the end of the movie, the only suspense is whether it will end with a victory in bed or in the ring. Released 1985, vision quest stars matthew modine, linda fiorentino, michael schoeffling, ronny cox the r movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 47 min, and received a score of out of 100 on.
Beginning at the dawn of the obama presidency, parents christopher. The quest is a 1996 martial arts film starring jeanclaude van damme in 1925, a street pickpocket named christopher dubois inadvertently boards a smuggler ship to siam, where he is found by a mercenary englishman, lord edgar dobbs roger moore, and sold as a slave to a martial arts master in the muay thai island. Matthew modine runs across it in 1985s comingofage wrestling drama vision quest. Intermat wrestling meet frank jasper, vision quests. Anyway, vision quest is an odd title for this film but the price was worth it. Vision quest released in the united kingdom and australia as crazy for you is a 1985 american comingofage romantic drama film starring matthew modine, linda fiorentino, michael schoeffling and ronny cox. And linda fiorentino was 26, when her character was 21 ive been 21 since i was 14. The trailer tries to compare vision quest to the karate kid or rocky but really this is a coming of age story. According to high school wrestler matthew modine, a spiritual vision quest is necessary for him to decide his future.
Looking for a movie filmed partly at rogers hs spokane. Somehow, all of this boils down to the standard underdog makes good at crucial. Until recently i had never heard of this movie and theres probably a good reason for that. Vision quest is a 1985 coming of age drama film starring matthew modine, linda fiorentino, and ronny cox. It is based on the novel of the same name by author terry davis. Vision quest 1985 this comingofage film was based on the novel of the same name. Matthew modine and linda fiorentino star in this comingofage underdog story about gentle yet ambitious 18yearold spokane, washington high school senior modine louden swain who sets two goals for himself in which nobody seems to be overly enthusiastic about supporting him with. A friend told jasper that a movie being filmed in nearby spokane, wash.
Most of the filming took place in local high schools, including rodgers high school, ferris high school, shadle park high school and north central high school. Matthew modine stars as driven, eccentric high school wrestler louden swain. Vision quests were most typically found among the native peoples of north and. Vision quest is a 1985 american comingofage romantic drama film starring matthew modine. Shot primarily on the coeur dalene indian reservation in idaho, it also has a few scenes filmed in spokane. Other times, a director may release a special cut of the movie on bluray or dvd.
After madonna won over musical director phil ramone, she was pegged to record the song. Vision quest has us jogging in circles down memory. Margot robbie, mary elizabeth winstead, jurnee smollettbell. Vision quest is a movie about a young man on a mission. Matthew modine stars as the mopheaded student undeterred in his vision quest. Entering the heart land a vision quest teresaa stovin. The cult classic movie vision quest, which was filmed in spokane, has always spoken to todd herman. There was also an image shown at the end that was taken from news footage from the 1980 eruption. Vision quest 1985 soundtrack complete list of songs. Nov 02, 2015 during the summer i traveled to canada to be part of laura hollicks creative intensive where we filmed part of the nu icon movie.
The nu icon movie is a interactive experience that guides you on a vision quest to discover your iconic essence. Thus, modine starts behaving in a manner that amazes even himself. The hit soundtrack features journeys only the young, foreigners hot blooded and john waites change. May 18, 2017 thirtytwo years later, vision quests madonnascored montages are among the highlights of a teen sports movie thats clearly made in the image of the karate kid a boxoffice sensation the. Vision quest 1985 stream and watch online moviefone. To mark the occasion, here are six things we still love about the. Roman griffin davis, scarlett johansson, taika waititi. Vision quest 1985 cast and crew high school wrestler louden swain matthew modine feels he must do something significant in his life shortly after turning 18. In some countries it was released as crazy for you to market on madonnas emerging fame and the popularity of the song. Vision quest was shot at north central high school.
Watch vision quest online stream full movie directv. The music is purely eighties but i always enjoy listening to it anyway even on cassette. The scenes in spokane feature riverfront park and the old greyhound station on sprague avenue. Also sign me up for fanmail to get updates on all things movies. Vision quest speech great clip from the 1985 film vision quest, starring mathew modine. Spokane has a production company, north by northwest, that has made a number of movies in and around spokane, like the basket, but i dont think they have used rogers for anything. Listen to and download the music, ost, score, list of songs and trailers. The lake scenes in the movie were filmed at lake gregory to the east of the state, but at the heart of the film are the beach and funfair of santa cruz, the beachside town overlooking monterey bay that marks a rough midpoint on californias coastline. There have been many entertaining movies filmed here in washington. This is list of movies set or partially set in the u. Vision quest the movie was part of a vision quest for me, personally, jasper continued. Intermat wrestling meet frank jasper, vision quests shute. There is a lot of speculation that this is because, whether or not louden actually wins is not the point, its having a big dream and goals to go after that leads you to challenge and push yourself are what count. Although you wont find the shamans vision quest hall of mirrors where young adelaide.
This was my 3part 30th anniversary vision quest series that ran on the short time podcast in early 2015. Linda fiorentino began her professional acting career in 1985 starring in american age drama film, vision quest. Vision quest is a coming of age film based on a novel by terry davis. Vision quest, which filmed here in 1983 and 84, is being released from warner archive remastered on bluray on tuesday. Vision quest is a coming of age movie in which high school wrestler louden swain decides he wants to be. Rent vision quest 1985 starring linda fiorentino and matthew modine on dvd and bluray. High school wrestler louden swain is a man obsessed, trying to shed 23 pounds in a dangerously short time and take on shute, the undefeated, toughasnails 168pound champion whos the best wrestler in the state. The same year, she appeared in the comedyaction movie, gotcha. The supporting cast includes michael schoeffling jake ryan from sixteen candles as kuch, charles hallahan as coach, daphne zuniga as margie, forest whitaker as balldozer and roberts. And its also where chuck norris shoots an armed suspect in.
First is to be the number one wrestler in the state of washington, a feat his father outwardly. Jan, 2015 vision quest is a movie about a young man on a mission. Although vision quest sticks pretty close to that outline, it is nevertheless a movie with some nice surprises, mostly because it takes the time to create some interesting characters. The 80s cult classic movie vision quest has always spoken to ktths todd herman, but, until recently, he never really understood why. A high school wrestler in spokane, washington has trouble focusing on his training regimen when a beautiful young drifter takes up temporary residence at his home. Matthew modine remembers madonnas vision quest scene. Vision quest star meets fans in riverfront park the spokesman.
All orders are custom made and most ship worldwide within 24 hours. Louden the main character is trying to test himself physically through sports and relationally. Rent vision quest 1985 on dvd and bluray dvd netflix. Why would i lie was the treat williams movie, but as i never saw it, i cant tie the school question. Mccloy and ray miller jr film was shot in new jersey at wharton state forest, batsto village, and hammonton in the pine barrens. The following movies i know that were filmed there were. All 14 songs from the vision quest 1985 movie soundtrack, with scene descriptions. It was filmed in spokane, washington in 1983 which was just down the road from where i was attending college at the university of idaho from 1982 to 1985. Jasper described the making of vision quest as being a very cool experience. Thirtytwo years later, vision quests madonnascored montages are among the highlights of a teen sports movie thats clearly made in.
As its explained in the movie, a vision quest is native american term for the. He also seems to marvel that the role he played over 30 years ago still resonates within the wrestling community. The scifi film about the cast of a star trekstyle tv show thats recruited to go on an actual intergalactic mission is fondly remembered. With matthew modine, linda fiorentino, michael schoeffling, ronny cox. Nov 17, 2019 continuing my oldetyme movie theme this week, in the movie vision quest, matthew modine also known as elevens father in stranger things was 25 years old when the movie was filmed, though his character was supposed to be an 18 year old high school senior. Sep 12, 2018 vision quest 1985 this comingofage film was based on the novel of the same name. It is based on terry davis 1979 novel of the same name. Louden the main character is trying to test himself physically through sports. In the 80s movie vision quest, the character louden can be seen running across the monroe street. In the interim, im trying to make other movies that come my way, like this one.
Its also known as crazy for you due to the fact, that madonna appears and they tried to cash in on her. Experience spokane watch 8 movies filmed in spokane. The film costars roger moore, james remar and janet gunn. Meet frank jasper, shute from vision quest intermat. Vision quest is a 1985 coming of age drama starring matthew modine, linda fiorentino and ronny cox. It follows a spokane high school wrestler who falls in love with an older woman from new jersey.
And its also where chuck norris shoots an armed suspect in the back during the 2005 action film the cutter. Modine plays a spokane high school wrestler who falls in love with an older woman, an aspiring artist from new jersey on her way to. Nov 02, 2017 the video, which shows what is claimed to be a gigantic ufo mothership filmed by us marines on an exercise in the arizona desert received nearly 170,000 views in just four days. Not to hijack, but here are 3 interviews i did with people involved with the book movie. High school wrestler louden swain matthew modine feels he must do something significant in his life shortly after turning 18. Vision quest, supernatural experience in which an individual seeks to interact with a guardian spirit, usually an anthropomorphized animal, to obtain advice or protection. It is easily the most beloved of all the movies ever filmed in spokane. While the predictable happens, carla and modines character get together and he wrestles an undefeated wrestler in a big match but he must lose weight to do it. Sometimes, there will be several versions of a movie floating about on cable, tv or video etc. The following versions of vision quest are apparently real. The 1985 film tells the story of louden swain, a high school wrestler who. Despite vehement advice against it from his father ronny cox and coach charles hallahan, swain decides to try to lose over 20 pounds in a very short time in an attempt to take on the defending state champion of a lower weight class. Vision quest is a 1985 film about a spokane high school wrestler who falls in love with an older woman, an aspiring artist from new jersey on her way to san francisco directed by harold becker.880 567 947 1158 861 507 160 183 924 969 873 488 1461 1449 715 1516 403 511 258 1058 308 1115 1150 115 294 848 421 637 476 589 1019 459 334 739 435 1315