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 <email@example.com>
The yippie and yuppie. Only a vowel stands between them.
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Did You Know?
Whilst in the dining car of the train, Dennis Hopper's character refers to Kiefer Sutherland's character as a 'rebel without applause' which is an obvious reference to Rebel Without A Cause, the famous 1955 film starring James Dean which co-starred Dennis Hopper. See more
When Buckner and Walker board the train (in Oregon), Stark asks Sheriff Hightower where the next stop is. Hightower replies, "It's across the border into Canada." Washington State lies between Oregon and Canada; it's very unlikely that the train would bypass Washington state. See more
[disguising his voice
We're very desperate men.
Well, you sound like very desperate women.
References Easy Rider
All Along the Watchtower
By Bob Dylan
Performed by Jimi Hendrix
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