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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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Phil Prager
Eric Lorentz ...
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Prison Guard
Jack Casperson ...
Man in Dining Car
Dwayne Carrington ...
Waiter in Dining Car
David Underwood ...
Deputy
Bobby Price ...
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In 1989, clean-cut FBI man John Buckner is detailed to escort heavily-bearded Huey Walker back to jail for offenses dating back to his days as a celebrated hippie radical. After Walker dupes Buckner on the train he 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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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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The song 'Born to be Wild' by Steppenwolf is heard on the soundtrack which is an obvious reference to 'Easy Rider', the infamous 1969 film directed by and starring Dennis Hopper. See more »

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During the shootout on the train near the end of the movie, John's wristwatch is there, then it's gone, then it's back again. See more »

Quotes

Barry: [disguising his voice] We're very desperate men.
Huey Walker: Well, you sound like very desperate women.
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Connections

References The Jazz Singer (1927) See more »

Soundtracks

On the Road Again
By Alan Wilson and Floyd Jones
Performed by Canned Heat
Courtesy of EMI Records
Published by EMI Unart Music, Inc./Fredrick Music Company
By Arrangement with CEMA Special Markets
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20 August 2003 | by (New Cumberland, Pa) – See all my reviews

Great movie! Lots of good one-liners, reference to old movies, quotables, etc... Good performance by Dennis Hopper as a "Prankster" Hippy and also by Kiefer Sutherland as an FBI Agent in denial. Carol Kane as the communal Flowerchild is a treat as well.

As with most older Dennis Hopper films, he plays the aging Hippy like noone else can. Makes you feel bad that poor old Huey himself didn't make it to Woodstock. ;)

Quote (by Hopper's character Huey Walker): "Did you know that all condoms have a serial number on 'em? No? Then YOU must not have had to ever roll one down FAR enough!"

Classic.... :)


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