Down 1,838 this week

Cadence (1990)

PG-13  |   |  Drama  |  15 February 1991 (USA)
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.5/10 from 4,179 users  
Reviews: 30 user | 9 critic

Charlie Sheen plays a rebellious inmate in an Army stockade.



(screenplay), (novel)
Watch Trailer
0Check in

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Video

Fall TV: 15 Returning TV Shows Worth Binge Watching

Which returning shows do we recommend binging on? We've picked out 15 great options for you. Read this and more lists in our Fall TV section.

Read our list

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 40 titles
created 10 Feb 2012
a list of 25 titles
created 26 Jul 2013
a list of 661 titles
created 06 Jan 2014
a list of 20 titles
created 10 months ago
a list of 39 titles
created 5 months ago

Related Items

Search for "Cadence" on

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: Cadence (1990)

Cadence (1990) on IMDb 6.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Cadence.
1 nomination. See more awards »



Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Biography | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

An undercover cop joins a murderous, arms-dealing biker gang to try to put them behind bars.

Director: Larry Ferguson
Stars: Charlie Sheen, Linda Fiorentino, Michael Madsen
The Chase (1994)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Escaped convict Jack Hammond takes a woman hostage and sets off for the Mexican border with the police hot on his tail.

Director: Adam Rifkin
Stars: Charlie Sheen, Kristy Swanson, Henry Rollins
Navy Seals (1990)
Action | Adventure | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

While rescuing an American air crew captured by Mid-Eastern terrorists, Lieutenant Curran and his team of Navy SEALs discover evidence that the terrorists have come into possession of ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis Teague
Stars: Charlie Sheen, Michael Biehn, Joanne Whalley
Men at Work (1990)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Carl and James are two pleasant but unambitious garbage men. Carl has a telescope with which he observes his neighbors. One evening he sees a man giving a female neighbor a hard time. As ... See full summary »

Director: Emilio Estevez
Stars: Charlie Sheen, Emilio Estevez, Leslie Hope
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Bobby Bishop (Sheen) is a special assistant to the President of the United States. Accidentally, he meets his friend professor Pochenko on the street. Pochenko has time to tell Bishop about... See full summary »

Director: George P. Cosmatos
Stars: Charlie Sheen, Donald Sutherland, Linda Hamilton
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A decorated firefighter has his wife and son leave him because of his violent tendencies, including playing a game of Russian Roulette with his wife. Only trouble is he believes that the ... See full summary »

Director: Craig R. Baxley
Stars: Charlie Sheen, Mare Winningham, David Andrews
The Rookie (1990)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Clint Eastwood plays a veteran detective who gets stuck with a rookie cop (Charlie Sheen) to chase down a German crook (Raul Julia.)

Director: Clint Eastwood
Stars: Clint Eastwood, Charlie Sheen, Raul Julia
Action | Comedy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A maverick skydiver and a former KGB agent team up to stop the Russian mafia from stealing gold.

Director: Deran Sarafian
Stars: Charlie Sheen, Nastassja Kinski, James Gandolfini
Wisdom (1986)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Unable to find work after a past felony, graduate John Wisdom and his girlfriend embark on a cross-country bank-robbing spree in order to aid American farmers.

Director: Emilio Estevez
Stars: Emilio Estevez, Demi Moore, Tom Skerritt
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Roy and Bo leave their small town the weekend after graduation for a short road trip to LA. Soon, they find themselves lashing out and leaving a trail of bodies behind them. The violence escalates throughout.

Director: Penelope Spheeris
Stars: Maxwell Caulfield, Charlie Sheen, Patti D'Arbanville
Five Aces (1999)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Chris Martin is a bachelor who wants to take the plunge and marry to his long-time girlfriend. Wanting to enjoy his last few days when he is bachelor, Chris spends several nights hanging ... See full summary »

Director: David Michael O'Neill
Stars: Charlie Sheen, Christopher McDonald, David Sherrill
Loose Women (1997)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

On the brink of turning 30, friends Rachel Gail and Tracy navigate the clubs of New York City dissing on their relationships and men in general

Director: Paul F. Bernard
Stars: Sherry Ham-Bernard, Melissa Errico, Marialisa Costanzo


Cast overview, first billed only:
Principal (as Tom Mcbeath)
David Glyn-Jones ...
Samantha Langevin ...
Jenn Griffin ...
Tattooist (as Jennifer Griffin)
G.I. - Bar
Deryl Hayes ...
Stokes (as Larry Fishburne)


Charlie Sheen plays a rebellious inmate in an Army stockade.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Sometimes you've got to stand out to fit in.




PG-13 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:





Release Date:

15 February 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Stockade  »

Box Office


$2,070,871 (USA)

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:


Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


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 »


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 »


[during morning reveille]
Cpl. Gerald Gessner: All right ladies, LISTEN UP! You've got FIFTEEN MINUTES to shower, shave, shit, shine, shampoo! YOU HEAR ME! Now DO IT!
See more »


Subterranean Homesick Blues
Written and Performed by Bob Dylan
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Great movie....really better that rated
29 May 2004 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This movie surprised me. I am not really big on Charlie Sheen movies, other than Platoon, but this is a truly good movie. Martin Sheen gives a good performance, as does the supporting cast. The setting, while not authentic, is real enough. The dialogue and acting are both excellent and believable. I found I was interested in the characters, and although the ending is predictable, it was fitting. I would recommend this movie to just about anyone, other that the hardcore action enthusiast. Definitely an entertaining film, and one that is quite a bit better than the rating it has received. I wouldn't hesitate to rent it again.

14 of 18 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Beautiful Song crazytmack03
One of my most cherished movies Warren_Parker
Do you think...... chula_71
Cadence csullivan4
What Crimes Did the Soul Patrol Comm..Were Accused Of? crazytmack03
Widescreen version? perky_86001
Discuss Cadence (1990) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: