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Bird on a Wire (1990)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy | 18 May 1990 (USA)
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An old flame discovers her ex-boyfriend from the past is a relocated FBI informant out to stop the bad guys.

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Rick has been given a new identity by the FBI for helping convict a drug dealing FBI agent. Fifteen years later his former fiance recognises him. Rick's FBI 'minder' has been replaced by a corrupt agent who helps the drug dealing FBI agent and his accomplice locate him. There are many subsequent chase scenes as Rick and girlfriend revisit his former haunts. Written by Rob Hartill

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He's every woman's dream and one woman's nightmare

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Action | Comedy

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

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$70,980,000 (USA)
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This picture was the only movie that actress Goldie Hawn appeared in during 1990 but in the same year that this movie launched Hawn had an executive producer credit on the 1990 Steve Martin-Rick Moranis comedy My Blue Heaven (1990). See more »

Goofs

When Rick & Marianne are escaping across the top of the hotel room it is only minutes after her 'early' breakfast was delivered @ ten to seven. As they crawl across the framework on th hotel roof a clock in the background is showing around 07:30. When Rick falls and clambers back up, less than a minute later the clock is showing nearer 08:00 See more »

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Rachel Varney: I'm engaged to be married.
Rick Jarmin: Well, flagellations.
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Referenced in The Hard Way (1991) See more »

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Bird On A Wire
Written by Leonard Cohen
Produced and Arranged by David A. Stewart
Performed by The Neville Brothers
Courtesy of A&M Records
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23 December 2000 | by (Scotland) – See all my reviews

I found this movie highly entertaining! It made me laugh alot. Goldie Hawn is great in the movie and her and Mel Gibson make a great couple.

The stunts are pretty good, and Goldie's costumes are stunning! You should definitely see this movie!


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