Made in U.S.A. (1987) - Plot Summary Poster

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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
  • Dar and Tuck are best friends with no goal or perspective in life. They live in a small dead end coal mining town in Pennsylvania that's slowly dying. They entertain themselves with pranks and a bit of troublemaking. Eventually they decide to leave their town and head for California to follow their only dream - meeting and hooking up with a couple of beach babes. They steal and hotwire cars to get there. On the road, they meet Annie, an outlaw who left her town after a chemical accident that was covered up destroyed it. Dioxide was released in the air there and since officials did nothing about it, it slowly killed everything, including the townsfolk who didn't leave. Annie now lives for a thrill and robs small places like convenience stores and restaurants. She seduces Dar, which makes Tuck the third wheel. They like Annie and her lust for life, so she joins them. Later they meet and pick up a disgruntled Native American girl Cora, who's hitchhiking back to her hometown in the reservation. They talked about their lives and problems, befriend easily and head to her home town. Tuck likes her, so everything seems to be finally as it should. However, Annie decides to rob another place and things escalate in a weird way.

  • 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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