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Kansas (1988)

A young man returning home to attend a wedding hooks up with a drifter who turns out to be a violent bank robber. Before he knows it, the man finds himself involved in the robber's plans.

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David Stevens

Writer:

Spencer Eastman
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Matt Dillon ... Doyle Kennedy
Andrew McCarthy ... Wade Corey
Leslie Hope ... Lori Bayles
Alan Toy Alan Toy ... Nelson Nordquist
Andy Romano ... Fleener
Brent Jennings ... Buckshot
Brynn Thayer ... Connie
Kyra Sedgwick ... Prostitute Drifter
Harry Northup ... Governor
Clint Allen Clint Allen ... Ted
Arlen Dean Snyder ... George Bayles
Jim Lovelett ... Governor's Driver (as James Lovelett)
Louis Giambalvo ... Army Sergeant
Craig Benton Craig Benton ... Patrolman Casson
James Lea Raupp James Lea Raupp ... Man with Shirt
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Storyline

A young man returning home to attend a wedding hooks up with a drifter who turns out to be a violent bank robber. Before he knows it, the man finds himself involved in the robber's plans.

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One bad decision can change your life forever! See more »


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 September 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dos amigos, dos destinos See more »

Filming Locations:

Overbrook, Kansas, USA See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$2,432,536
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Star Matt Dillon one said of his Doyle Kennedy character in this film: "Kids will go for Doyle, he's a guy with so many contradictions. He's a guy after the American Dream. He sees ways of bettering himself; he's spontaneous and an opportunist. Only he pursues the dream in an amoral way". See more »

Goofs

Kansas license plates are issued by county, with a two-letter code representing each county. Many of the cars of residents of the same area have county license plates from counties far apart. See more »


Soundtracks

OUR DIRECTOR
Music by F.E. Bigelow (uncredited)
Performed by The Oskaloosa High School Band
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My home state movie!!
27 June 2006 | by lakesidedemon30See all my reviews

Where was most of this movie taped at? I know the Tee-Pee gas station scene was shot at Us HWY 24/40 AND 59 in Lawrence, Ks, and a lot of the other scenes where also shot not far away in Leavenworth County and Douglas County. I live close by, in Leavenworth County. I like seeing movies that have been tape close by kinda like Article 99 which was taped mostly in downtown Kansas City, Mo. I know a lot of stand ins from my area where a part of this movie. The chase scenes and other driving scenes where shot in the rural areas around Desoto,Ks. Not a bad movie, I like it because it was based on a robber in my home state. I wish movie makers would start doing this again more, taking their movies into the heartland and into other locations to film. There where a few more movies that I know that where shot around here, but I can't remember them right off. Still a good movie to watch, and or buy.


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