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Bird on a Wire (1990)

 -  Action | Adventure | 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 Rick's FBI 'minder' has been replaced by a corrupt agent who helps the drug dealing FBI agent and his accomplice locate him.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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18 May 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dos pájaros a tiro  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

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$70,980,000 (USA)
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Show-business trade paper 'Variety' called this picture a 1990s version of Frank Capra's It Happened One Night (1934). 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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Marianne Graves: What are you doing here?
Rick Jarmin: I missed you. Now hop on...
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References Dumbo (1941) See more »

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Fantan Fandango
Written and Performed by Luis Jardim
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Average Action/Comedy
22 March 2005 | by See all my reviews

Rick has been given a new identity by the FBI for helping convict a drug dealing FBI agent. Fifteen years later his former fiancé recognizes 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 Rick's FBI 'minder' has been replaced by a corrupt agent who helps the drug dealing FBI agent and his accomplice locate him.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.

Mel Gibson and Goldie Hawn star in this exciting action comedy. Strangely this got allot of negative reviews, but just ignore them. This is an average action/comedy. It should be fun for everyone in the family.


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