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Hard Ticket to Hawaii (1987)

R | | Action, Thriller | March 1987 (USA)
Two drug enforcement agents are killed on a private Hawaiian island. Donna and Taryn, two operatives for The Agency, accidentally intercept a delivery of diamonds intended for drug lord ... See full summary »

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Mr. Chang
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Two drug enforcement agents are killed on a private Hawaiian island. Donna and Taryn, two operatives for The Agency, accidentally intercept a delivery of diamonds intended for drug lord Seth Romero, who takes exception and tries to get them back. Soon other Agency operatives get involved, and a full-scale fight to the finish ensues, complicated here and there by an escaped snake made deadly by Toxic Waste! Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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First collaboration between writer/director Andy Sidaris and actor Rodrigo Obregón, who would appear in almost every one of Mr. Sidaris' subsequent films. See more »

Goofs

The bazooka damage varies wildly in the movie. See more »

Quotes

Jade: [looking at exploded sex doll] A bazooka, Rowdy?
Rowdy Abilene: It's the only gun I can hit a moving target with.
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Andy and Arlene Sidaris' cat Yukon King is in the cast list and appears at the very end of the closing credits. See more »

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Hard Ticket
Written by Gary Stockdale and Bob Moore
Sung by Gary Stockdale
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I concur wholeheartedly, this is a classic...
6 August 1999 | by (Molokai, HI) – See all my reviews

First there was the Bicycle Thief, then Citizen Kane, Gone With the Wind, Doctor Zhivago, Gahndi, and now Hard Ticket to Hawaii. Breathtaking cinematography and cunning script writing make this a must-see for all who aspire to create "films" rather than movies. Dona Spier (grossly ignored by the academy) spews forth her lines with an enthusiasm unseen since the great Shakespearean actresses of the 18th century. Andy Sidaris is a shrewd judge of talent and is horribly underestimated, as his films are usually ignored at the Cannes and Aspen film festivals. I rate this a 10.


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