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Riding Bean (1989)

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

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Cast

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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Storyline

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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Trivia

License plate on the car Semmerling hot-wires in the parking structure is "BDR 529", the same as the Bluesmobile in 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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References THX 1138 (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Bad Girl
(Rally Vincent's Theme)
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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A movie for car chase fans
16 September 2002 | by (Atlas City) – See all my reviews

This is a movie that is almost all action from start to finish. Our unlikely hero Bean Bandit and his sexy partner Rally Vincent keep us entertained all through the movie with non stop thrills and chases. Kenichi Sonoda, the creator is a big fan of American action movies, and incorporated that style into the movie. The scene when the chase goes under the elevated railroad tracks is taken almost frame for frame from the Blues Brothers. (NOTE: watch the licence plates of the cars and you may fins some gags on them. )


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