Ride with the Wind

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  • NR
  • 1994
  • 1 hr 31 min
  • 7.0  (88)

Ride with the Wind is a 1994 made-for-television movie that tells the story of a father and son who revive a disabled glider and the journey of their dreams coming true. The film is directed by Bobby Roth and stars Craig T. Nelson, Helen Shaver, and Bradley Pierce. At the beginning of the film, we are introduced to Matt Colter (Craig T. Nelson), a workaholic businessman who has lost touch with his family. He lives with his wife, Connie (Helen Shaver), and his teenage son, Bruce (Bradley Pierce), who has a passion for flying. Bruce has always wanted to be a pilot, but Matt is too busy with work to encourage his son's dreams.

One day, while on a business trip, Matt stumbles upon a glider that is for sale, which he decides to buy for his son as a gift. Bruce is overjoyed with his new glider and begins taking lessons from a local instructor. Despite initial difficulties, Bruce proves to be a natural and quickly becomes skilled at flying.

After some time, Bruce learns about an upcoming gliding competition and becomes determined to participate, but his father is skeptical. Matt is worried about the safety of the sport and doesn't want his son to compete. However, Bruce is determined to prove himself and convinces his father to let him enter.

The competition is being held in a remote location, and Bruce and his family must drive through miles of rough terrain to reach it. Along the way, they meet a group of misfits who are also participating in the competition. These characters provide some comic relief and add some depth to the film.

As the competition gets underway, Bruce faces a number of challenges. The other competitors are experienced and skilled, and Bruce feels intimidated. However, he decides to press on and gives it his all. The gliding scenes are beautifully shot and provide a thrilling visual experience.

The film also deals with some emotional issues. Matt begins to feel guilty about not being there for his son and realizes that he needs to spend more time with him. Bruce also learns some valuable life lessons about perseverance and determination. The film shows how the power of belief and hard work can lead to great things.

Overall, Ride with the Wind is an uplifting movie that celebrates the beauty of flight and the importance of following your dreams. The performances are solid, and the cinematography is breathtaking. The film will appeal to anyone who enjoys stories about overcoming obstacles and achieving your goals.

Ride with the Wind is a 1994 adventure movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 31 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.0.

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    1 hr 31 min
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    7.0  (88)