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Made in U.S.A. (1987)

 -  Drama  -  March 1988 (USA)
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Two men from Pennsylvania give up hope in their small run down coal mining town, and head off in search of the beaches of California. The two steal cars as they travel across the USA and ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Dorie
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Annie
Marji Martin ...
Ma Frazier
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Dar
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Tuck
Tiny Wells ...
Pa Frazier
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Cora
Frank Beddor ...
Bud
Marie Antoinette Bresadola ...
Waitress
Mark Carlton ...
Ford Salesman
Scott Casey ...
Redneck in Gas Station
Pete Concha ...
Elderly Indian
Lionel Croll ...
Garage Owner
Cindi Dietrich ...
Girl in Trans-Am
Anthony Duran ...
Lonny
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Two men from Pennsylvania give up hope in their small run down coal mining town, and head off in search of the beaches of California. The two steal cars as they travel across the USA and are joined by a wild young woman. Written by Rob Hartill

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The scalping scene was shot on the Acoma Indian Reservation, just below Sky City. See more »

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The Ballad of the Little Man
Written by Karl Wallinger
Performed by World Party
Courtesy of Chrysalis Records
Copyright 1986 Bibo Music/The Welk Music Group
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boring
27 October 2004 | by (Michigan) – See all my reviews

I did not like this movie at all. Halfway into it I realize that I couldn't give a hoot about any of the obnoxious characters. They're stupid people. They do dumb things. They don't deserve me to like them.

I also thought it was extremely unrealistic. How they get away with stealing so many cars (and a semi truck!) is beyond me. And how they capture and tame a wild wolf is pure fantasy. Also, when the white boys bring the Navajo girl back to her family, they get scalped. Well, their hair gets cut off with a knife. I really doubt that would happen.

It's a pure fantasy movie. I guess it's about causing trouble and getting away with it. I did not like it at all.


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