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Three for the Road (1987)

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.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Paul
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Robin Kitteredge
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T.S.
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Blanche Kitteridge
Blair Tefkin ...
Missy
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Senator Kitteredge
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Virginia
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Stu
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Clarence
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Junior
Jackie Stewart ...
Officer Merle
J.C. Mullins ...
Officer Earl
Robert Ginnaven ...
Dr. Hastings
Gary Taggart ...
Restaurant Manager
Scott Edmonds ...
Bartender
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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. 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 »

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Drama | Comedy

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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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Trivia

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

Goofs

(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 »

Quotes

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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Connections

References Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Pretty Little Rebel
Composed and Performed by John Eddie
Courtesy of Columbia Records
© 1986 John Eddie Music
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a little kidnapry
10 April 2015 | by See all my reviews

Paul Tracy (Charlie Sheen) is an aide to his hero Republican US Senator Kitteredge (Raymond J. Barry) who is aiming for the White House. He meets Kitteredge for the first time and is given the task to drive his delinquent daughter Robin (Kerri Green) to be hidden away in an institution. She is sedated and he gets his roommate T.S. (Alan Ruck) to come along. She keeps trying to escape and telling them disturbing stories about the Senator. Robin and Paul fall for each other. She escapes and picks up Missy who is running away from stupid Junior. Robin is trying to find her absent mother Blanche (Sally Kellerman).

It's too bad that Kerri Green fades away after this movie. She had a couple of great movies in the 80s. I wish she got a few more opportunities. She is as cute as ever in this movie even with her crazy hairdo. The three young actors are good. The story is a little bit awkward. It's not all funny since it's a little bit of a kidnapping. The romance works only because of the two young actors.


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