Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man (1991)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  23 August 1991 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »


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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. Unfortunately they rob the wrong safety transport and get hold of an amount of a new synthetic drug. Now they are targeted both by criminal bankers and killers of the drug mob. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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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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Release Date:

23 August 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dos duros sobre ruedas  »

Box Office


$23,000,000 (estimated)


$7,434,726 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


The picture was nominated for Worst Picture at the Hastings Bad Cinema Society's 14th Stinkers Bad Movie Awards in 1991. See more »


There is a patch on the jacket Harley (Rourke) wears, that appears and disappears throughout the movie. It's on the front lower right side. It is there when he's standing outside their friends' bar with Marlboro, it's gone when they are inside. See more »


Marlboro: My old man told me, before he left this shitty world, never chase buses or women, you'll always be left behind.
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References Rebel Without a Cause (1955) See more »


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" I think I killed him using twelve dollars worth of bullets "
2 October 2009 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

It's not too far from anyone's life to believe there are friends, . . . and then there are Friends. This film illustrates the ladder. Two men, Harley Davidson and his partner the Marlboro Man, (Mickey Rourke & Don Johnson) reunite after a couple of year absence and discover their old life time mentor, (Julius Harris) is being evicted from a special nightclub. The club and its location has remained in the owner's hands for over thirty years. Therefore, unless, he can raise a couple of million dollars, he must vacate the property. With the help of other nightclub friends, they decide to raise the needed money by robbing the very bank which holds the mortgage. The bank job proves easy, however instead of bank money, the robbers learn they have stolen two million dollars of the latest, specialized but illegal drugs. The bank president assigns a special hit squad, led by 'Alexander' (Daniel Baldwin) to recover the drugs and dispose of the thieves. The film is very fast paced and there is no shortage of action, confrontation and physical violence. For anyone seeking a good old fashion, shoot-em-up gangster film, you are invited to this one.

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