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

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Kari Sorvali ...
Mari Rantasila ...
Jari Järvimaa ...
Taisto
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Otto
Markku Huhtamo ...
Tapani
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Timo
Tor Planting ...
Jakobsson
Anna-Maija Ollikainen ...
Tapani's wife
Tiina Markkanen ...
Timo's wife
Markus Aaltonen
Jorma Markkula ...
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Motorcycle cop
Bradford DeVine ...
Man following and capturing the hero in the everglades
Anita Griffith-Shay ...
Erkki's girl
Roxy Huet
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Two small-time crooks take off to Florida to escape unpaid taxes and failure.

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9 February 1990 (Finland)  »

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Paradise America  »

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FIM 8,748,952 (estimated)
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Follows Pohjanmaa (1988) See more »

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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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Finnish comedy is always tragic hahaha
3 January 2002 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

Ameriikan raitti is a funny and witty movie about 2 finnish small time crooks who take off and head to America for a better life. I've always liked movies that are filmed on location and i guess that is a plus in this one as well. Too bad the actors recruited from Florida are a bunch of amateurs. Anyway at points it's almost as fun to watch as 'Häjyt'.


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