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Flashback (1990)

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In 1989, clean-cut FBI man John Buckner is detailed to escort heavily-bearded Huey Walker back to jail for offences dating back to his days as a celebrated hippy radical. After Walker dupes... See full summary »

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Huey Walker
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Maggie
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Stark
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Sheriff Hightower
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Barry
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Hal
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Sparkle
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Phil Prager
Eric Lorentz ...
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Prison Guard
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Man in Dining Car
Dwayne Carrington ...
Waiter in Dining Car
David Underwood ...
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Deputy
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In 1989, clean-cut FBI man John Buckner is detailed to escort heavily-bearded Huey Walker back to jail for offences dating back to his days as a celebrated hippy radical. After Walker dupes Buckner on the train and himself falls into the hands of a couple of well-meaning refugees from the 60's, the two men with apparently nothing in common find themselves on the run together. But appearances can be deceptive. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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train | fbi | handcuffs | prison | hippie | See All (29) »

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The yippie and yuppie. Only a vowel stands between them. See more »


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2 February 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Migawka z przeszlosci  »

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$6,488,144 (USA)
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Trivia

Huey (Dennis Hopper) says, "You can't just go to your local video store and rent Easy Rider (1969) to be a rebel." Hopper directed and starred in "Easy Rider". See more »

Goofs

John Buckner tells Huey that his mother spun silk on a wooden loom. A loom is for weaving yarn not spinning it. She could have "woven" silk on a wooden loom. Silk is spun on a spindle or a spinning wheel. Both a spindle and a spinning wheel can be made of wood. See more »

Quotes

Huey Walker: I'll do it! I blow the FBI agent's brains out!
John Buckner: He doesn't mean that folks, really.
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Connections

References Rebel Without a Cause (1955) See more »

Soundtracks

It's the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
By Bill Berry (as William Berry), Peter Buck, Mike Mills (as Michael Mills) & Michael Stipe (as John Stipe)
Performed by R.E.M.
Courtesy of I.R.S. Records
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This is an adorable movie.
5 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I loved this movie. I am already a Kiefer Sutherland fan thanks to 24, so when I read that Dennis Hopper was in this movie too, I had to have it. Kiefer is adorable in this movie. His scenes with Dennis are fabulous. It is such a sweet movie. Funny and touching. I loved the way the movie made me feel. I was very young in the 60s, but it still gave me a feeling of visiting my childhood. It was great seeing Kiefer and Dennis together. If you like Kiefer, you will love this movie. I must mention the music. Just a great bunch of songs from the era. If you grew up in the 60s, or you just want to feel like you did, watch this movie.


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