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Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man (1991)

 -  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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marlboro | drugs | bar | biker | cowboy | See more »

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


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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  »

Box Office

Budget:

$23,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$7,434,726 (USA)
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Trivia

On the left sleeve of Harley's jacket appear the initials "SRV" and under that the roman numerals "MCMLVI-XC". this stands for "Stevie Ray Vaughan 1956-90" (although Vaughan was actually born in 1954). See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Marlboro Man (Don Johnson) spits in Alexander's (Daniel Baldwin) face, you see the spit appear, then disappear from Alexander's face. See more »

Quotes

Disc Jockey: There's a new drug out there called Crystal Dream. Now, what it is, you don't shoot it, you don't smoke it, you don't snort it. Apparently, you put it in your eyes, and it tells you lies.
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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: City Limits (1992) See more »

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Wild Obsession
Performed by L.A. Guns
Written by Mick Cripps (as M. Cripps), Tracii Guns (as T. Guns), Phil Lewis (as P. Lewis),
Kelly Nickels (as K. Nickels) & Steve Riley (as S. Riley)
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User Reviews

 
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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