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Riding Bean (1989)

Not Rated  |  Video  |   |  Action, Animation  |  1991 (USA)
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A superhuman outlaw courier and his female partner/manager are framed for the kidnapping of a millionaire's daughter.

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Credited cast:
Hideyuki Tanaka ...
Bean Bandit (voice)
Naoko Matsui ...
Rally Vincent (voice)
Mami Koyama ...
Semmerling (voice)
Kei Tomiyama ...
Percy (voice)
Megumi Hayashibara ...
Carrie (voice)
Chieko Honda ...
Jun Hasumi ...
George Grimwood (voice)
Yûsaku Yara ...
The Chief (voice)
Nobuo Tobita ...
Dick (voice)
Michitaka Kobayashi ...
Morris / Robber (voice)
Kôzô Shioya ...
Guard (voice)
Kazumi Tanaka ...
Guard (voice)
Jûrôta Kosugi ...
Guard (voice)
Tomoko Maruo ...
Waitress (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Arnold ...
George Grimwood (voice)
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Based on the manga (Japanese graphic novels) of the same name, this OAV is set in Chicago and (Original Animation Video) follows the adventures of expert "wheel man" Bean Bandit and his girlfriend Rally as they become mixed up in an intricate kidnapping plot involving a millionaire and his daughter. Riding Bean's creator, Kenichi Sonada, was heavily influenced by the movie The Blues Brothers. Written by Christopher E. Meadows <cmeadows@nyx.cs.du.edu>

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He doesn't just break the traffic laws, He mangles them!

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Parts of the chase scenes were rotoscoped from The Blues Brothers (1980). See more »

Quotes

Robber, Morris Grey: Hey, the next job...
Bean Bandit: [interrupts] No, Thanks! Only amateurs work for the shipping charges alone. Besides, I don't work for dumb bastards who use kids as accomplices.
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Followed by Gunsmith Cats (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Rally Vincent's Theme: "Bad Girl"
Music and Lyrics by Larry Klimas & David Garfield
Vocal: Andrea Robinson Drums: Carlos Vega
Bass: Jimmy Johnson
Keyboards: David Garfield
Guitar: Mike Landau
Background Vocals: Phil Perry (section leader), Paulette Brown, Leslie Smith & Kate Markowitz
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Ultimate Demolition chase movie
13 November 1999 | by (Bean's Pad) – See all my reviews

This movie rocks. Car chases, explosions and everything else that make an action movie good is in this. It's a fun watch about a guy whose a criminal courier whose just taken a bad job. But now he's going to $2,000,000. Plus interest! Great movie but still I prefer Gun Smith Cats. And hey: Rally Vincent is in this movie. (talk about continuity)


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