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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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Jimmy Jiles
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Lulu Daniels
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Thom
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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 picture was nominated for Worst Picture at the Hastings Bad Cinema Society's 14th Stinkers Bad Movie Awards in 1991. 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: You shot me Harley!, You fucking shot me!, I can't believe you shot me!
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Ride with Me
Performed by Blackeyed Susan
Written by Dizzy Dean Davidson
Blackeyed Susan appears courtesy of Mercury/PolyGram Records
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Guilty? Sort of. A pleasure? Indubitably!
21 August 2004 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

This is my ultimate guilty pleasure. All my critical faculties tell me it's a trashy action flick with no particular value. But critical faculties don't mean a thing when chemistry is as kinetic as that between Rourke and Johnson, who for my money have Newman and Redford beat by a mile in one of the best "buddy" teamings ever. Moreover, the movie is beautifully cast down the line and the pace is always great. Everything from the costuming of the lead characters to the atmosphere in the bar to the performances by Tom Sizemore and Daniel Baldwin are right on target. But mainly it's Johnson and Rourke's connection that makes the movie. They're terrific. I've seen this movie several times and it never loses me for an instant. Yeah!


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