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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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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

The flags in the courtroom are reversed; the flag of the United States should be positioned to its own right of any other flag or standard, even on an American military installation on foreign soil. Also U.S. Army flags or standards, even the National Flag, should have spearhead pole finials instead of eagle pole finials. Eagles are reserved for civilian flags and the President of the United States. See more »

Quotes

MSgt. Otis V. McKinney: We'll talk again. I believe tomorrow morning you'll find you've got a team, want one or not...
Pfc. Franklin Fairchild Bean: I will NOT!
MSgt. Otis V. McKinney: I will not, SERGEANT! That's a gig, Lamar!
Cpl. Harold Lamar: Gig for Bean!
MSgt. Otis V. McKinney: And gigs mean trouble.
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Subterranean Homesick Blues
Written and Performed by Bob Dylan
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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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