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Made in U.S.A. (1987)

R  |   |  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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Dorie
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Annie
Marji Martin ...
Ma Frazier
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Dar
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Tuck
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Pa Frazier
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Cora
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Bud
Marie Antoinette Bresadola ...
Waitress
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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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I Hate Banks
Written by Mojo Nixon
Performed by Mojo Nixon and Skid Roper
Courtesy of Restless Records
Copyright 1986 Tallywacker Tunes/La Rana Music
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Rollercoaster Road Movie With An Eco Message
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First saw this movie many years ago as a rental. Feeling nostalgic and remembering it as an excellent film. After tracking down an ex-rental (never released as sell through in the UK) I sat down to rewatch. The story of rebellious youngsters who turn into environmental warriors although motives are rather dubious. Lori Singer is a total sex bomb in this film, Adrain Pasdar is very dark and moody and this is the best performance from Chris Penn in any film he has done. The scenery and cinematography is excellent and captures the non-apple pie side of America and the soundtrack fits the film perfectly. I'm waiting for a DVD release but for now if you have some time to kill I recommend this little known film for a thought provoking ride across America.


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