Nickel Mountain

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Nickel Mountain
Nickel Mountain.jpg
VHS Cover Art
Directed byDrew Denbaum
Produced byJakob Magnusson
Written byDrew Denbaum
John Gardner (novel)
StarringMichael Cole
Heather Langenkamp
Patrick Cassidy
Music byLincoln Mayorga
CinematographyDavid Bridges
Edited byBob Jenkis
Distributed byZIV International, Warner Bros./Lorimar
Release date
Running time
88 min.
CountryUnited States

Nickel Mountain is a 1984 drama film produced in Iceland and the United States written and directed by Drew Denbaum. It stars Michael Cole, Heather Langenkamp, Patrick Cassidy, Grace Zabriskie, and Brian Kerwin. The movie is based on the novel of the same title by American novelist John Gardner.


Henry Soames owns a rural diner, and has befriended Willard Freud and Callie Wells. One day Willard and Callie get the news that Callie is pregnant, and Willard leaves her. Henry takes in Callie, and helps her through the pregnancy. They fall in love and get married. All is going well until Willard is back from the road and wants the baby.



The film had a limited release in Tulsa, Oklahoma.[1]

Home video release[edit]

Nickel Mountain was released to videotape in the mid 1980s.[2]


  1. ^ "Heather Langenkamp, Star of ABC's Just the Ten of Us, Who Has Put Her Nightmares Down for the Count". People. December 5, 1988. Retrieved December 27, 2016.
  2. ^ "Nickel mountain". WorldCat. Retrieved December 27, 2016.

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