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Based on a novel by Scott Spencer, Endless Love details the doomed romance between 17-year-old David (Martin Hewitt) and 15-year-old Jade (Brooke Shields). Banished from Jade's home by her daddy Hugh (Don Murray), David obsessively cooks up a scheme to get back into the family's good graces. Since this plan involves setting Jade's house on fire, one can easily predict that the puppy-love romance is in for a bumpy ride. Jailed for arson, David heads directly to Jade the moment that he's released, with tragic results. Posting respectable earnings thanks to the popularity of Brooke Shields, Endless Love was also the film debut of Tom Cruise, billed 18th in the cast list. A young James Spader lends a supporting role. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Lionel Richie Best Original Song 1981 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Lionel Richie Best Song 1981 Nominee

Cast

Brooke Shields
as Jade
Martin Hewitt
as David
Shirley Knight
as Anne
Don Murray
as Hugh
Richard Kiley
as Arthur
Beatrice Straight
as Rose
Robert Moore
as Dr. Miller
Penelope Milford
as Ingrid
David Willis
as Walter
Kenneth Cory
Lawrence Sellars
James Spader
as Keith
Salem Ludwig
as Mr. Switzer
Tom Cruise
as Billy
Jami Gertz
as Patty
Teri Shields
as Nurse
Sylvia Short
as Nurse
Anna Berger
as Nurse
Jane Fleiss
as Patient
Philip Lenkowsky
as Patient
Ron Perkins
as Patient
Gilbert Stafford
as Attendant
Marvin Foster
as Attendant
Walter Gorney
as Passerby
Robert Altman
as Hotel Manager
George Kyle
as Chicago Cop
Jeff Marcus
as Leonard
Ron Perkins
as Patient
Jeff Marcus
as Leonard
Marvin Foster
as Attendant
Anna Berger
as Nurse
David Willis
as Walter
Gilbert Stafford
as Attendant
Sylvia Short
as Nurse
Jane Fleiss
as Patient
George Kyle
as Chicago Cop
Walter Gorney
as Passerby
Tom Cruise
as Billy
Philip Lenkowsky
as Patient
Robert Altman
as Hotel Manager
Jami Gertz
as Patty
Salem Ludwig
as Mr. Switzer
James Spader
as Keith
Teri Shields
as Nurse

Crew

Franco Zeffirelli
Director
Dyson Lovell
Producer
Peter Guber
Producer
Judith Rascoe
Screenwriter
David Watkin
Cinematographer
Jonathan Tunick
Composer (Music Score)
Lionel Richie
Songwriter
Ed Wittstein
Production Designer
Bob Girolami
Art Director
Edward Pisoni
Art Director
Keith Barish
Executive Producer
Alan Hicks
Set Designer
Kristi Zea
Costume Designer
Ellen Mirojnick
Costume Designer
Rick Kline
Sound/Sound Designer
Bob Girolami
First Assistant Director
Peter Garbarini
Camera Operator
Sally Dennison
Casting
Barry Moss
Casting
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