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Born to Ride (1991)

PG | | Action | 3 May 1991 (USA)
The US Army recruits a delinquent biker to train their new motorcycle squad for an important mission.

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Cpl. Grady Westfall
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Capt. Jack Hassler
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Beryl Ann Devers
Sandy McPeak ...
Col. James E. Devers (CO, 36th Div.)
Kris Kamm ...
Bobby Novak
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Broadwater
Dean Yacalis ...
Cartucci
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Levon
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Brooks
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Willis
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Matko Raguz ...
Esteban
Lisa Orgolini ...
Claire Tate
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Dr. Tate
Slavko Juraga ...
Capt. Rosario
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The US Army has decided to modernize its cavalry, so Colonel James E. Devers (commanding the 36th Division) is ordered by a general to convert a horse unit to motorcycles, but his men are easily outclassed as riders by a pack of rowdies, especially Grady Westfall; when he is arrested risking a long jail term, he's given one way out: enlisting as Corporal, assigned as driving instructor. Unit commander Captain Jack Hassler reviles his unorthodox boyish methods as undermining discipline and tradition, not to mention flirting with the Colonels daughter Beryl Ann, but he's needed, especially when he unit is ordered to prepare in two weeks for a secret mission to free nuclear scientist Dr. Tate and his daughter Claire from captivity in a castle in general Franco's fascist Spain that can't be reached by parachutists, under cover of a motorcycling festival in nearby Bilbao. Grady didn't want to participate, but when he realizes they're just not up to it, he comes along, and finds the mission... Written by KGF Vissers

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He was born to break the rules.

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First Cinema film of Teri Polo. See more »

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THE MIDNIGHT PROMENADE
Written and Produced by Dan Baird
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"Full House" goes to war
4 November 2002 | by (Las Vegas, Nevada) – See all my reviews

John Stamos hasn't really shown any differences between his character on the TV series "Full House" and his equally loud and arrogant character in this film. The weak story has to do with unruly biker boy Stamos being busted by cops and choosing army service over a prison term. He's just as bad in the army but his arrogance may soon learn to pay off when he recruits for a motorcycle cavalry brigade squad. Stamos' character here is a bit of a smart aleck but the film itself is like an episode of "Full House" without the laughs.


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