Three for the Road (1987)

PG  |   |  Drama, Comedy  |  19 November 1987 (Australia)
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A crafty political aide and his soft-spoken pal are assigned the job of delivering a senator's out-of-control teenage daughter to an institution.


(as B.W.L. Norton)


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Robin Kitteredge
Blanche Kitteridge
Blair Tefkin ...
Senator Kitteredge
Eric Bruskotter ...
Jackie Stewart ...
Officer Merle
J.C. Mullins ...
Officer Earl
Robert Ginnaven ...
Dr. Hastings
Gary Taggart ...
Restaurant Manager
Scott Edmonds ...


A crafty political aide and his soft-spoken pal are assigned the job of delivering a senator's out-of-control teenage daughter to an institution. Written by Anonymous

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Paul was looking for a future. Robin was looking for love. And T.S. was just looking for a ride. In the next 48 hours they will find much more. See more »


Drama | Comedy


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Release Date:

19 November 1987 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

Drei auf dem Highway - Three for the Road  »

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$1,539,000 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Second movie that stars both Charlie Sheen and Kerri Green, the first is Lucas. See more »


(at around 10 mins) When T.S. glances at Robin passed out in the back seat of Paul's car, he says, "Up late last night, were ya?" but his lips clearly don't move. See more »


Paul: You know he could've killed me with that club! And the truck would have killed him! And the poor guy loses all his chickens!
Robin Kitteredge: It was an accident. I must have kicked something inside the truck.
Paul: No accidents just seem to follow you around, don't they? Well, I'll tell you what! One more episode out of you young lady, I'm gonna hurt you, and bag you, and throw your ass in the trunk, so don't push me alright!
Robin Kitteredge: [Mocking Paul] Alright.
T.S.: [laughs]
Paul: You think I'm kidding! You think this is funny? And that goes...
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References Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) See more »


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Composed by Barry Goldberg
Performed by Sherwood Ball (uncredited)
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Cute, light 80's fun...
6 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie when I was very young and I still love it just as much. A teenage girl's, (Kerri Green), father, who is also a senator, hires Charlie Sheen, (who brings along friend, Alan Ruck, for the ride), to drive her cross-country to be institutionalized for anger management issues. Much chaos ensues on the road! Touching at times, comical at others, I definitely encourage you to check this movie out, especially if you're a big fan of 80's films. Young Charlie Sheen and Alan Ruck's performances are quite enjoyable, as well as Kerri Green's. If you're a Charlie Sheen or Alan Ruck fan, then check this movie out! Great piece of 80's film nostalgia!

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