- Rated: PG
- Closed captioning available
- Run Time: 1 hours, 48 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: November 30, 2004
- Originally Released: 1984
- Label: Paramount
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.78
- 5.1 Surround - English
- Dolby Surround - English
- Mono - French
- Additional Release Material:
- Audio Commentary: Richard Benjamin - Director
- RACING WITH THE MOON: THE STORY - THE PEOPLE
- THE MAKING OF RACING WITH THE MOON
- RACING WITH THE MOON: THE RACE GOES ON
Performers, Cast and Crew:
New York Times - 03/23/1984
"...RACING WITH THE MOON demonstrates such intelligence and wit that the result is an unexpected pleasure....[Penn] is turning into one of our best young film actors..."
Variety - 02/29/1984
"...A sweet, likeable film....[The] locations offer an eyeful....[The] period details are charming..."
Two young men enjoy the last days of their boyhood before enlisting in the military during the time of the Second World War. A tender, bittersweet tale of lost innocence and the horrible trauma of social violence.
In a small California town, during the forties, two marine recruits romance a pair of local girls before shipping out to the war overseas. Trouble arises when one of the women ends up pregnant.