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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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$2,070,871 (USA)
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The passage being read aloud by 'Spoonman' Bryce on Bean's first day at hard labor near the windmill is found in Chapter 5 of the book, "The Brothers Karamazov" by 'Fyodor Dostoevsky'. See more »

Goofs

The ribbons [over left pocket] of everyone are in the wrong order. No service patch on right shoulder of the JAG officer but has Korean War and United Nation ribbons. Warriors, Inc. and Capt. Dale USMC Ret'd should know better. See more »

Quotes

Pfc. Franklin Fairchild Bean: [during a prison visitation] Where are you going?
Kramer: Church services.
Pfc. Franklin Fairchild Bean: [surprised] Church? You? What for?
Kramer: [incensed] Vietnam's what for, asshole!
Pfc. Franklin Fairchild Bean: Oh.
Kramer: In case you haven't heard, there *is* a war going on there. *Involving* the U.S. Army, of which you are *still* a member.
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Subterranean Homesick Blues
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Great acting ensemble creates a riveting drama.
30 October 2000 | by (Gold Coast, Australia) – See all my reviews

Reading Maltin's summary may steer you away from a film which, after an unpromising beginning, develops into a gripping drama, aided no end by superb acting from the nine very individual players in this film: Charlie Sheen, as the white prisoner incarcerated with five black soldiers in a military stockade, the two very different white guards, and Martin Sheen as the bullying and racist Sergeant who causes the tension to mount as his personal problems drive him to take out his frustrations on his charges. Martin Sheen perhaps gives the weakest, because least believable, characterization. It is Charlie Sheen as the initially wary room mate and the five finely etched black prisoners, all very good in their roles, who forge a memorable dramatic scenario out of their situation. Martin Sheen's sole directorial effort makes the most of the increasingly tense story-line. See it, it's good!


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