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Dudes (1987)

Two punks from the big city, traveling across the country in a Volkswagen bug, embrace the western ethos when they must take revenge against a group of rednecks for killing their friend in ... See full summary »

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Grant
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Biscuit
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Milo
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Missoula
Billy Ray Sharkey ...
Blix
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Wes
Michael Melvin ...
Logan
Marc Rude ...
Sonny
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Jessie
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Witherspoon (as Calvin Bartlett)
Pete Willcox ...
Daredelvis
Vance Colvig Jr. ...
Hezekiah
Ancel Cook ...
Rhatigan
Wycliffe Young ...
Watts
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Two punks from the big city, traveling across the country in a Volkswagen bug, embrace the western ethos when they must take revenge against a group of rednecks for killing their friend in this lighthearted road movie. Along the way, they enlist the help of a young woman who runs a wrecking service. Written by Keith Loh <loh@sfu.ca>

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New York City is tough, but the country is really murder. See more »

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Adventure | Comedy

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24 June 1988 (USA)  »

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Assalto na Noite  »

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Partially shot in Cottonwood, Arizona in the Old Town Theater, at the time the longest running single screen theater in the United States (opened 1923). In December 1998, the theater suffered from a 4-alarm fire that closed the theater for good. It has since been rebuilt as restaurant/bar. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Milo: I'm so sick of doing this; I'm sick of waiting for the world to end.
Biscut: Me, too. Why don't we do something else for a change?
Grant: Yeah? Like what?
Biscut: Well, if we put our heads together, maybe we could figure something out.
Grant: My head just got stepped on. I can't think of nothing.
Milo: California! Let's move to California!
Biscut: I got a job. I got responsibilities.
Milo: Biscut, you're washing dishes in a shithole, brother. Personally, I think you could risk the career change.
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Referenced in Rewind This! (2013) See more »

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Dirty Pool
Performed by The Little Kings
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Not nearly as bad as some people make it out to be!
5 June 2009 | by (San Pablo, CA) – See all my reviews

"Dude's" is for those who believe that films are *entertainment* as opposed to "works of art". "Dudes" is a great buddy film, a little shocking at times, poignant at times, fun at times, sad at times and great most times. It's a road trip, buddy film that showcases some under promoted great actors such as Lee Ving, who plays the bad guy o the hilt. The soundtrack alone is worth watching for. You will find yourself rooting for the good guy at the end. So it didn't win ten Oscars? It's a sort of twist that hasn't been done before...we always see the rude reception of country folk when they go to the "big city" for the first time, but this is a flip of that. I don't care what some people say...I LOVED this film!!


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