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Distant Thunder (1988)

R 11/11/1988 (US) Drama 1h 54m

A hero of war. A casualty of peace, With only one hope for survival...his son.


A troubled Vietnam war vet deserts his wife and child shortly after he returns from the war. He returns after 10 years, where he's been living like an animal in the forest. He finds himself unprepared for the changes that he will have to cope with, and when the vet tries to contact his son, he realizes that he has caused more damage than he had imagined.

  1. Rick Rosenthal


  2. Deedee Wehle


  3. Robert Stitzel


Top Billed Cast

  1. Ralph Macchio

    Ralph Macchio

    Jack Lambert

  2. John Lithgow

    John Lithgow

    Mark Lambert

  3. Kerrie Keane

    Kerrie Keane


  4. Reb Brown

    Reb Brown

    Harvey Nitz

  5. Janet Margolin

    Janet Margolin

    Barbara Lambert

  6. Tom Bower

    Tom Bower


  7. Jamey Sheridan

    Jamey Sheridan


  8. Denis Arndt

    Denis Arndt


  9. Michael Currie

    Michael Currie

    Coach Swabey

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Distant Thunder
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Original Language English

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