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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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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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There are references to Creedence Clearwater Revival, even though the movie is set in 1965 and Creedence didn't go by that name until 1969. 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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Camaraderie and Class
18 September 2004 | by (MI) – See all my reviews

Perhaps, it was my having seen this movie with a bunch of my Army buddies - while in the Army. Or maybe, being a Larry/Laurence Fishburne FANATIC! It could be that I saw this with my heart open and my mind closed...nah, none of the above reasons are why this movie ranks as one of my all-time favorites. It is the camaraderie and class of the relationship that Martin Sheen created with his main characters.

Never have I seen a movie with such honesty and triumph. Truly, I saw the ending before it came...but I didn't care. Isn't that what a GOOD director will do - make you appreciate the movie and not focus on what the end result will be.

The "End of My Journey" rips through me every time I hear it. A great film study on what true friendship is when race is not factored into the equation. 9/10 - And, I know flicks!


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