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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 armoured 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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Two lone riders and childhood friends, the rough and silent Harley Davidson and the ragged sun-baked cowboy Marlboro, assemble once more when they learn that their favourite hangout and the place where they grew up, the notorious Rock 'n' Roll Bar and Grill is facing imminent foreclosure. For this reason, against the preposterous demands for a new contract, the two lifelong buddies in unflinching determination to win back the bar, they will decide to hold up the corrupt bank's armoured car, unbeknownst to them that its cargo is not money but a new lethal and highly experimental street drug: the Crystal Dream. Now the bank wants it back and they are unstoppable. Is everything lost for Harley and Marlboro, the two well-meaning but amateurish thieves? Written by Nick Riganas

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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. See more »


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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)

Opening Weekend:

$3,231,000 (USA) (25 August 1991)

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$7,434,726 (USA)
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In numerous interviews, Mickey Rourke has said that he signed on to this film purely for financial reasons. He said it made him feel "like a sell-out" and fueled his descent into self-loathing in the mid-1990s. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Marlboro: My old man told me, before he left this shitty world, the right woman can make ya, and the wrong woman can break ya.
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Referenced in Big Money Rustlas (2010) See more »

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What Will I Tell My Heart
Performed by Vanessa Williams
Written by Peter Tinturin (as Tinturin), Irving Gordon (as Gordon) & Jack Lawrence (as Lawrence)
Vanessa Williams appears courtesy of Wing/PolyGram Records
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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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