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?
In the (Denver) train depot, Dennis Hopper made fast friends with the two Chinese children (seen in the film, waving at his character). He spent his off time, playing with the kids, during set up and their reactions to him in the film are authentic. 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
It takes more than going down to your local video store and renting Easy Rider to become a rebel.
References Rebel Without a Cause
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 See more