Crossing the Bridge (film) Three teenage buddies, tempted by the promise of a lot of cash, confront their values and ethics when a pal asks them to smuggle drugs across the U.S./Canada border bridge. When the boys discover the package contains heroin instead of the promised hashish, they come to realize that their actions, and the potential consequences, may well affect them for the rest of their lives. Released on September 11, 1992. Directed by Mike Bender. A Touchstone film. 103 min. Stars Josh Charles (Mort Golden), Jason Gedrick (Tim Reese), Stephen Baldwin (Danny Morgan), Jeffrey Tambor (Uncle Alby). The filmmakers did careful research to set the movie in the 1970s, with primary filming taking place in Minneapolis. Released on video in 1993.