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Cadence (1990)

PG-13 | | Drama | 15 February 1991 (USA)
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Charlie Sheen plays a rebellious inmate in an Army stockade.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
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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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Release Date:

15 February 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Stockade  »

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$2,070,871 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


The nametag of the MP behind the reception desk at the psychiatric ward McKinney is sent to after his trial reads "Estevez" - Martin Sheen's original last name, and the last name of his son, Ramon, who plays Pfc. Gessner. See more »


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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 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.

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