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The Dirt Bike Kid (1985)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Family, Fantasy  |  1 November 1985 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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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Comedy | Family | Fantasy

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1 November 1985 (USA)  »

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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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"Mom,you just killed the T.V.!"
29 September 2000 | by (TN,U.S.) – See all my reviews

Casablanca,Citizen Kane,The GodFather and The DirtBike Kid.Its the classic tale of boy meets bike.Boy loses bike.Boy gets bike back but loses Mike's hotdog hangout.The extremely complex plot of this movie will keep you on the edge of your seat,but be prepared for a tear-jerking goodbye between the Kid and the Dirtbike.Watch and have a good ,long cry.


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