Racing With the Moon Poster

Release Date: 1984

DVD Release Date: November 30th, 2004

PG|1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary
In their last weeks before deployment to World War II as Marines, teenage friends Henry Nash (Sean Penn) and Nicky (Nicolas Cage) try to make the best of the time they have left in their small California town. When Nash spots Caddie Winger (Elizabeth McGovern), a new girl in town he mistakenly believes to be wealthy, he sets about winning her over. But the good times are ruined when Nicky finds himself trying to solve a serious predicament, and implicating Nash and Caddie in the process.

Cast: Sean Penn, Elizabeth McGovern, Nicolas Cage, John Karlen, Rutanya Alda, Max Showalter, Crispin Glover, Barbara Howard

Director: Richard Benjamin

Genres: Romance

Production Co: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Love, Emotional, Friend, Friendship, Father, Quest, Passionate, Small town, Mother, Girlfriend, 1940s