Sean Penn (Bradley Whitewood, Jr.), Christopher Walken
(Bradley Whitewood, Sr.), Mary Stuart Masterson (Terry), Christopher Penn (Thomas Whitewood), Millie Perkins (Julie)
What begins as a melodrama about the relationship between
a young hoodlum and his criminal father descends into incredulity when the father starts picking off his members of his sons gang for knowing too much information about him and his
The performances of Christopher Walken & Sean Penn
can't be criticised and Madonna contributed one of her best songs to the soundtrack ('Live To Tell').
Did You Know:
The script is based on the actual crimes of Bruce
Johnston, Sr., in Chester County, Pennsylvania.
Award Wins & Nominations:
MILSTEAD MOVIE AWARDS:
Nominations: 1 (Best Original Song featuring in a
ASCAP Award (Most Performed Song featuring in a Motion
Picture); BMI Award (Most Performed Song featuring in a Motion Picture)