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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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Drama

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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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In the latter half of the film Martin Sheen's character McKinney says to Charlie Sheen's Bean that he has a son "about your age." Martin Sheen is, of course, Charlie Sheen's father in real life. See more »

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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

MSgt. Otis V. McKinney: [after Bean disrespects McKinney] Are you a bad ass? Does Mrs' BEAN'S LITTLE BOY think he's a real bad ass, too?
Pfc. Franklin Fairchild Bean: There ain't no Mrs. Bean.
MSgt. Otis V. McKinney: [looks at his tatooed hands] Now *why* am I not surprised by that? Lamar, this Mr. Bean here's been doggin' it. Doesn't want to shape up. Thinks he's got no team. Do you think he will change his mind after he meets his new roommates?
Cpl. Harold Lamar: I believe he will change his mind, Sergeant.
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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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