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Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man (1991)

Forced by the imminent foreclosure of their friend's bar, two lifelong buddies will decide to rob a bank's armored car, not knowing that its cargo is not money, but a new street drug.

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The tough biker Harley and his no less tough cowboy friend Marlboro learn that an old friend of theirs will lose his bar, because a bank wants to build a new complex there and demands 2.5 million dollars for a new contract in advance. Harley and Marlboro decide to help him by robbing the corrupt bank. They rob the Bank transport and get hold of an amount of a new synthetic drug. Now they are targeted by criminal bankers. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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marlboro | drugs | bar | biker | cowboy | See All (153) »

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When the going gets tough... the tough take the law into their own hands.


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Rated R for violence, language and sensuality | See all certifications »

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23 August 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dos duros sobre ruedas  »

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$23,000,000 (estimated)

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$7,434,726 (USA)
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The left sleeve of Harley's jacket has the initials "SRV" above the Roman numerals "MCMLVI-XC". It stands for "Stevie Ray Vaughan 1956-90", though Vaughan was actually born in 1954. See more »

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The Ruger Super Blackhawk .454 can deliver a 250 grain (16 g) bullet with a muzzle velocity of over 1900 feet per second (580 m/s), developing more than 2000 ft·lbf (2.7 KJ) of energy. Marlboro Man's shoulder that Harley shot him in would have been blown clean off (to paraphrase Inspector Callahan), not leave him going, "You shot me!" See more »

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Marlboro: Guns are meant to be shot Harley, not thrown!
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The Bigger They Come
Performed by Peter Frampton (as Frampton) / Steve Marriott (as Marriott)
Written by Peter Frampton, Steve Marriott (as Steve Marriott) & John Regan
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True 'Cult Classic'
9 January 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a great movie and a true 'cult classic'. Yes I realize it's a spin on Butch Cassidy but it's a good one and it works. Completely overboard action sequences, cheesy and campy humor galore.

I'm sick of people giving this movie a bad rating because the action isn't 'believable'. It isn't SUPPOSED to be believable. Is a movie about gigantic, talking, transforming, sentient robots doing battle with each other 'believable'? Give me a break that movie was one big long commercial.

If you're a fan of 'cult' flicks you will like this one. If you'll take the time to check out the profiles of the people leaving bad ratings, most of the bad ratings are coming from British people with awful taste and even worse teeth.


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