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Bruce A. Evans
Ric Roman Waugh
Brian's adopted brother is killed when he discovers that the shop he works in sends weapons to Vietnam instead of medications. To the police it looks like suicide, but Brian knows better so he skates off to investigate the murder himself. Written by
Lars J. Aas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
During the downhill chase scene with the motorcycles, Brian ollies onto the top of the cop car knocking off the lights. In the next shot, the cops look up to the roof of their car and you can still the bottom of the lights, still intact. See more »
If my dog had a face like yours I'd shave his ass and teach him to walk backwards.
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Rodney Mullen can be seen doing flatground tricks toward the beginning of the end credits. See more »
Pastiche of skateboarding, murder, romance and action has soul
You don't need to be of the 80s generation or an 80s lover to like this movie. I'm 72 and I like it. Christian Slater and his buddies do such a nice job portraying smart but good kids who don't fit into the rigid system. Good for them! So they're middle class and well off, so what. They're loyal to one another and they're not a violent gang.
The skateboarding is fantastic.
The action chase at the end is a darn good one.
The strange thing is that it's a murder story and a detective story, which is why it appears on some neo-noir lists.
The movie actually has some soul in its own way.
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