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Hard Ticket to Hawaii (1987)

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In Hawaii, an undercover DEA agent and her civilian friend stumble upon a drug trafficking operation, and have to enlist the help of all their colleagues/friends to go after the vicious drug kingpin.

Director:

Andy Sidaris

Writer:

Andy Sidaris
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ronn Moss ... Rowdy Abilene
Dona Speir ... Donna
Hope Marie Carlton ... Taryn
Harold Diamond Harold Diamond ... Jade
Rodrigo Obregón ... Seth Romero (as Rodrigo Obregon)
Cynthia Brimhall ... Edy
Patty Duffek Patty Duffek ... Pattycakes
Wolf Larson ... J.J. Jackson
Lory Green Lory Green ... Rosie
Rustam Branaman Rustam Branaman ... Kimo
David DeShay David DeShay ... Ashley
Michael A. Andrews Michael A. Andrews ... Michael / Michele (as Michael Andrews)
Kwan Hi Lim ... Henry
Joseph Hieu ... Bobby / Sumo Coach / Karate Villain
Peter Bromilow ... Mr. Chang
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Storyline

Two drug enforcement agents are killed on a private Hawaiian island. Donna and Taryn, two operatives for The Agency, accidentally intercept a delivery of diamonds intended for drug lord Seth Romero, who takes exception and tries to get them back. Soon other Agency operatives get involved, and a full-scale fight to the finish ensues, complicated here and there by an escaped snake made deadly by Toxic Waste! Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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hawaii | blonde | caressing | lust | snake | See All (230) »

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Pay the Price for Paradise! See more »

Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

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Trivia

Initial flight scene filmed at Honolulu International Airport, small craft runway, on Oahu. Shortly after the plane takes off and the camera pans the background following the plane, and stops with a large pink building seen in the background. This is Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC), the headquarters of the Pacific Regional Medical Command of the armed forces administered by the United States Army in the state of Hawaii. TAMC is the largest military hospital in the Asian and Pacific rim region. The hospital was founded in 1907, but the current building was commissioned in 1942 during the beginning of the US involvement in WWII. It was completed in 1948, and is located on the slopes of Moanalua Ridge overlooking the Honolulu neighborhoods of Moanalua and Salt Lake. It's massive coral pink structure can be seen from any point in the Honolulu District. See more »

Goofs

Jade and Rowdy are in a jeep when the tire is shot out with a shotgun. Somehow Jade is also injured, even though it's clear that the villain only shot at the tire. Additionally, after Jade and Rowdy dispatch said villain and drive off, the tire that was shot out is not flat. See more »

Quotes

Rowdy Abilene: [as Colleen jogs away] Hey Colleen! You've got a great ass.
Colleen: [stops and looks back] So do you pilgrim.
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Crazy Credits

Instead of opticals, all the credits are printed on brown packing paper and stuck on boxes and various items in the warehouse set both during the opening and end credits. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Housesitters (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Hard Ticket
Written by Gary Stockdale and Bob Moore
Sung by Gary Stockdale
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Movie sucks, but i laughed my a** off
1 October 2003 | by uriverdeSee all my reviews

One of the worst movies ever made, gets so ridiculous i didn´t stop laughing all the way through it. If you have a sense of humor, and some time to waste, check it out, it could be an experience you won´t forget.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

March 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Company Credits

Production Co:

Malibu Bay Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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