American Flyers Poster

Release Date: 1985

DVD Release Date: December 21st, 1999

PG-13|1 hr 54 min

Plot Summary
When Dr. Marcus Sommers (Kevin Costner) realizes that he and his troubled, estranged brother David (David Grant) may be prone a fatal brain disease that runs in their family, he decides to make peace with his sibling, and invites him on a trip to the Rockies. There, the brothers bond over their shared enthusiasm for cycling and decide to enter a grueling bike race through the mountains. However, Marcus' health soon begins to fail, and David must compete without his brother at his side.

Cast: Kevin Costner, David Marshall Grant, Rae Dawn Chong, Alexandra Paul, Janice Rule, Luca Bercovici, Robert Townsend, John Amos

Director: John Badham

Genres: Drama

Production Co: WW Productions

Keywords: Moving, 1980s, Doctor, Rousing, Mother, Underdog, Brother, Girlfriend, Quest