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Cadence (1990)

PG-13  |   |  Drama  |  15 February 1991 (USA)
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Charlie Sheen plays a rebellious inmate in an Army stockade.

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Charlie Sheen plays a rebellious inmate in an Army stockade.

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Sometimes you've got to stand out to fit in.

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Drama

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The nametag of the MP behind the reception desk at the psychiatric ward McKinney is sent to after his trial reads "Estevez" - Martin Sheen's original last name, and the last name of his son, Ramon, who plays Pfc. Gessner. See more »

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When MSG McKinney is talking to Bean during the first "hat clear" check, the boom mic is reflected in McKinney's sunglasses. See more »

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[repeated line]
Cpl. Gerald Gessner: Gig for Bean!
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Chain Gang
Written by Sam Cooke
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3 Paws up!
7 December 2000 | by (San Diego (aka Kirk)) – See all my reviews

Plot summary: Charlie Sheen is thrown into an army stockade with a whole gang of brothers, and they need to learn to work together to get through it. Translation: He's the only white guy in the bunch, and if his honky azz messes up, he won't be rollin'.

This underground (hardly any theater time) military movie turns out to be quite a winner. Charlie Sheen is superb, Laurence Fishburne does a great job, and Martin Sheen pulls off a great directorial debut to the big screen (along with a nice acting performance). I was in the army for many years and I could totally relate sometimes how it was to be the white guy trying to fit in. It's a tough situation to capture in film and make work (it's been attempted hundreds of times), but Martin does a very nice job. The 'Chain Gang' song they sing through the movie was so good that I recorded it off the the movie to MP3. My squad once attempted to perform that cadence dance. It was very amusing. 'Gig for Bean' is a quote I used to say all the time. Every once in awhile someone would get it and it would be a classic moment. 3 out of 4 paws on this one. (More reviews at www,warcat,com)


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