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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 Rick's FBI 'minder' has been replaced by a corrupt agent who helps the drug dealing FBI agent and his accomplice locate him.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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Producer Rob Cohen has said of this movie: "There have been other films with car chases, helicopters, motorcycle rides through impossibly narrow alleys, rooftop escapes, etc. But this picture's specialty was the zoo climax and the difficulty shooting it". See more »

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During the police chase in Detroit, as Rick takes the wheel from Marianne, the Harbour Centre Tower is clearly visible through the windshield. This and other landmarks expose the true location as downtown Vancouver in British Columbia. See more »

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Marianne Graves: I need a bed. I need a bath. I need a massage. I need a manicure... I need my therapist.
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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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