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The Prince of Pennsylvania (1988)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  October 1988 (USA)
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There's nothing wrong with the Marshetta family that a little felony can't cure. Rupert doesn't want to follow in his father's blue-collar footsteps, so he and his quirky friend kidnap his ... See full summary »

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Gary Marshetta
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Rupert Marshetta
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Pam Marshetta
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Carla Headlee
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Trooper Joe
Jeff Hayenga ...
Jack Sike
Tracey Ellis ...
Lois Sike
Joseph De Lisi ...
Roger Marshetta
Lauren Camp ...
Baby Sike
Demetria Mellot ...
Minister
Pam Call ...
Lucky Bell White
Kari Keegan ...
Biker Girl
Jeff Forman ...
Biker Boyfriend
Paul Palmer ...
Ed McLaglen
G. Ross Berger ...
Chester
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There's nothing wrong with the Marshetta family that a little felony can't cure. Rupert doesn't want to follow in his father's blue-collar footsteps, so he and his quirky friend kidnap his father for ransom, only nobody wants him back. Written by Anonymous

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He's The King Of The Badlands... The Rebel Of The Road...

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October 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

O Príncipe da Pensilvânia  »

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Fred Ward is first billed, while Keanu Reeves had a bigger role. See more »

Goofs

Earlier in the movie, Rupert puts a lighted electric ice cream cone on the roof of the Twin Twisters diner, and as he and Carla step back and admire it, we see that the sign on the rooftop of the diner reads "Carla's Twin Twisters" - with the name "Carla's" appearing in twinkling lights. Yet a few scenes later when Rupert drives up on his motorbike, the "Carla's" portion of the sign is no longer there, and the sign reads only "Twin Twisters." See more »

Quotes

Gary Marshetta: "You know those things are damn near indestructable. Come nuclear holocaust, there will be two things left in this world... cockroaches, and god damned portable shithouses!"
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References A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) See more »

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Pennsylvania Polka
Performed by Rotondi
Written by Lester Lee, Zeke Manners
Rotondi appears Courtesy of Rom Records
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Where has this movie been hiding?
2 May 1999 | by See all my reviews

What a great movie. Great find at the video store. Keanu Reeves is tremendous and so is Fred Ward. Why do kids rebel. See this and you'll laugh about it. Though 10years old it feels current. Where has this movie been hiding.


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