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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

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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

This is also the second movie where Greene and Sheen play each others love interest 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

We've Got Our Love
Music by Barry Goldberg
Lyrics by Nancy Kidd
Performed by Holly Robinson Peete (uncredited)
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Nice, but forgettable film
21 July 2005 | by See all my reviews

Charlie Sheen is a Senator's aide who is assigned to take the Senator's out-of-control, teenaged daughter (Green) to a reform school/institution located a few states away. He takes along his friend (Ruck) on what turns out to be a very long and somewhat boring ride to the school. The typical misadventures occur as Green occasionally escapes from the guys, only to be caught again. Also, non-surprisingly, Green and Sheen fall in love along the way as well. It later is revealed that Green keeps escaping in part because she wants to use the trip to school to meet her mother (Kellerman), who left her when she was only a child. While this movie is not awful, there really is no real reason to watch it. Further, the idea of Sheen's character, who is supposed to be in his early 20s, falling in love with Green, who is supposed to be 16, might make some viewers a little squeamish.


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