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Miracle Mile Trivia

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LA in chaos
Trivia, fun facts and more for the 1988 Action / Adventure movie starring Anthony Edwards, Mare Winningham, John Agar et al.
There is an actual area of LA known as "Miracle Mile" and, of course, it was used in the movie.
Contributed by: Johnney Perkins
Brian Thompson who plays a small part as the weight-lifter / helicopter pilot, is in a true unsung hero of the 80s. Always charismatic, he's in a ton of films from 84's "The Terminator" to "Three Amigos", "Fright Night 2", "Three Fugitives" and "Cobra", to name just a few...
Contributed by: Johnney Perkins
Anthony Edwards, in the staring role of Miracle Mile was also in a slew of films throughout the 80's and is still acting today. He was Gilbert Lowell in the "Revenge of the Nerds" films, "Fast Times at Ridgemont High", Goose in "Top Gun" as well as starring in "Gotcha".
Contributed by: Mike Johansen
Anthony Edwards attended San Marcos High School in Goleta, California where there is a plaque commemorating him and was a good friend of "Fast Times At Ridgemont High" co-star Eric Stoltz. Kathy Ireland also attended school there but her and Anthony did not know each other at the time.

There is also a San Marcos High school in San Marcos, California. In 1988, the busses that were supposed to go to the one in Goleta to pick up the graduating seniors for Grad Nite at Disneyland went to San Marcos High school in San Marcos instead. The seniors ended up going the following night. Perhaps the school should be renamed "Goleta High School", as Goleta has no Goleta high school.
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