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Ameriikan raitti (1990)

Two small-time crooks take off to Florida to escape unpaid taxes and failure.





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Credited cast:
Kari Sorvali ...
Erkki Hakala
Mari Rantasila ...
Kaisu Hakala
Jari Järvimaa ...
Markku Huhtamo ...
Tor Planting ...
Anna-Maija Ollikainen ...
Tapani's wife
Tiina Markkanen ...
Timo's wife
Markus Aaltonen
Jorma Markkula ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robin Cousino ...
Motorcycle cop
Bradford DeVine ...
Man following and capturing the hero in the everglades
Anita Griffith-Shay ...
Erkki's girl
Roxy Huet


Two small-time crooks take off to Florida to escape unpaid taxes and failure.

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Comedy | Crime | Drama






Release Date:

9 February 1990 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

Paradise America  »

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FIM 8,748,952 (estimated)
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Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Follows Talvisota (1989) See more »


Onni yhteinen
Composed by Antti Hyvärinen and Matti Ruohonen
Lyrics by Veli-Pekka Lehto
Arranged by Antti Hyvärinen
Performed by Tarja Ylitalo
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23 November 2008 | by See all my reviews

Why is sound so bad in all Finnish movies, even nowadays? The movie was made 1990 just before the last depression that started around 1992.

This movie was like a simple lesson not to move from Finland, it's dangerous out there. Maybe good warning for some people. I did not want to say more than to complain about the sound (but to comment one has to write 10 lines minimum). I saw the movie on DVD, luckily I could set the subtitles in English to understand what was going on though I'm Finnish. But it was nice they filmed in USA. The naked women were a little too much... I did not know this was a comedy, only after reading it here. I came to check the year it was made.

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