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Cadence (1990)

 -  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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15 February 1991 (USA)  »

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Stockade  »

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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 »

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After Pvt. Bean falls out of the window; as he gets up, you can see tubing that runs up into his pants (left leg). This is for the stage blood that runs down his head from the glass in his head. See more »

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[Gessner protests leaving McKinney alone with the prisoners in the woods]
MSgt. Otis V. McKinney: Don't you...
[decks Gessner]
MSgt. Otis V. McKinney: EVER question my orders, you snot-faced brown nose! I will not tolerate insubordination by anyone in my command!
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End of My Journey
Written and Performed by Harry Stewart
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I like this film.
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Why is this film so unknown ? It really deserves to be recognised as a great film along with the Nam films of the late 70s early 80s. To me it has quite a Nam feel to it, (the progression of the relationship between the inmates, and the constant battle with the higher ranks). Deterioration of character screams out "Apocalypse Now", but the team aspect shows a strong influence from films such as "Platoon". The film itself is set during the time of Nam, but can't be bracketed as one. Charlie Sheen has once again took part as the lead role in a great film. I can't see the film working with any other actor ! His cold manner, but warm heart is seen also in the classic "Platoon". All in all this film is a good modern story. Which I recommend to not only Vietnam film fans, but to a general audience.


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