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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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Lulu Daniels
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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

Several of the characters are named after well known products, Harley-Davidson (motorcycles), Marlboro (cigarettes), Virginia Slim (cigarettes), Jack Daniels (whiskey) and Ol' Grandad (whiskey). Jimi is named after Jimi Hendrix, whom he resembles. Jose (whiskey) is the silent friend. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Jimmy Jiles: Jack, the deal is, YOU LOSE. You don't tear the guy's arm out of the socket!
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Referenced in Big Money Rustlas (2010) See more »

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C'mon
Performed by The Screaming Jets
Written by Dave Gleeson (as Gleeson) & Richard Lara (as Lara)
The Screaming Jets appear courtesy of rooArt Records
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A tribute to a dying sort of men
8 August 2001 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

It's the kind of movie they don't make any more. Packed with testosterone and huge loads of male pride, Harley and Marlboro set out to kick some ass. I really love this movie because it shows like friendship between men works or at least how it is supposed to work. Even though the two main characters haven't met for years, they know where the other one is and when they come together again it's like they never were apart. They also help each other regardless if it will cost their live because in their mind "It's better to be dead and cool, than alive and uncool." (Harley Davidson) Of course this attitude brings them nothing but trouble but those two take it the macho-way and stand to whatever comes up. And for those who only think it's a modern macho western: "Back off!!" Take a closer look and you will see that there is a lot of soul and spirit hidden between the macho talking and behaviour.


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