Two misfit best friends, Dar and Tuck, leave their dying coal mining town with only one goal in mind - to reach sunny California and hook up with some beach babes. On the road, they meet gun crazy outlaw Annie and she takes over.

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Cast

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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
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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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They were cruising to the coast when they hit a detour named Annie. See more »


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

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Love Like Blood
Written by John Hiatt
Performed by John Hiatt
Courtesy of Geffen Records
by arrangement with Warner Special Products
Copyright 1983 Queen Isabella's Subjects/Bug Music
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extremely flawed
15 February 2006 | by (Austin, TX) – See all my reviews

This film is pretty dismissible because of its inane plotting and its dazed direction. Leads Adrian Pasdar and Chris Penn are pleasing to the eye, but there's not just not much to do with their characters, who lack any motivation for their puzzling criminal behavior. The movie's two draws are its striking locations and Lori Singer. Probably intended to be illustrative of the conservationist theme barely recognizable in the final cut, MADE IN USA treks through a number of shots of human civilization in decay, including a town poisoned by dioxide in Illinios and an old mining city in Pennsylvania. Taken in this respect, the film could possibly be enjoyed as a moody travelogue. Lori Singer brings life to her misfit vixen, an even greater enigma than her two brutish companions. MADE IN USA, complete with its insipid title, is like many a forgotten movie - strangely intriguing, but a complete mess in retrospect.


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