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The Dirt Bike Kid (1985)

When his mother sends Jack off with money to buy groceries, he comes home with a magic supercharged dirt bike instead. His mother is furious, but when Jack uses the magic bike to save the ... See full summary »

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Jack Simmons
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Mr. Hodgkins
Anne Bloom ...
Janet Simmons
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Mike
Sage Parker ...
Miss Clavell
Chad Sheets ...
Bo
Gavin Allen ...
Max
Danny Breen ...
Flaherty (as Daniel Breen)
Weasel Forshaw ...
Big Slime (as 'Weasel' Forshaw)
John William Galt ...
Chief
Courtney Kraus ...
Beth
Holly Schenck ...
Sue
Al Evans ...
Mr. Zak
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Pretty Woman
Gena Sleete ...
Widow White
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When his mother sends Jack off with money to buy groceries, he comes home with a magic supercharged dirt bike instead. His mother is furious, but when Jack uses the magic bike to save the local hot dog stand from the clutches of corrupt big business, he becomes the town hero. Written by Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).

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When the going gets tough... the tough go flying!

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1 November 1985 (USA)  »

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Crazy Wheels  »

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The building that was used for Mike's Doghouse was a Pollo Fiesta restaurant in June 2009. See more »

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Referenced in Remote Control (1988) See more »

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Standing On The Edge Of Love
Performed by Bill Bowersock and John Philip Shenale
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Beware of biker gangs on your front yard!!!
3 February 2004 | by (Tucson, AZ) – See all my reviews

That is what a viewer of this movie could have to Stuart Pankin. This story of boy meets strange and possessed dirt bike has the makings of an AFI top one hundred film. This movie has taught me that dirt bikes with minds of their own are a natural thing. If some of these dirt bikes decide to terrorize greedy bankers along the way, throw them in jail! Don't forget, if your kid watches to much television, just cut the cord.

This movie is KWALITY (not to be confused with quality)with a capital K.


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