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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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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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Trivia

The left sleeve of Harley's jacket has the initials "SRV" above the Roman numerals "MCMLVI-XC". It stands for "Stevie Ray Vaughan 1956-90", though Vaughan was actually born in 1954. See more »

Goofs

The Ruger Blackhawk .454 has a 5-round capacity. During the gunfight in the airplane graveyard Marlboro Man states "that gun costs about two bucks every time you fire it," then says "you spent twelve bucks and didn't hit a god***n thing." In the initial firing sequence on the DVD, Harley is only seen firing five shots, but when the camera cuts to Harley and Marlboro there already appears to be gunsmoke emitting from Harley's Ruger, which would add up to six shots before reloading. See more »

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Alexander: You boys are good... for dilettantes.
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Connections

References Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) 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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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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