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Riding Bean (1989)

Not Rated | | Animation, Action, Comedy | Video 1991
A superhuman outlaw courier and his female partner/manager are framed for the kidnapping of a millionaire's daughter.

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Credited cast:
... Bean Bandit (voice)
... Rally Vincent (voice)
... Semmerling (voice)
Kei Tomiyama ... Percy (voice)
... Carrie (voice)
... Chelsea Grimwood (voice)
Jun Hasumi ... George Grimwood (voice)
... The Chief (voice)
... Dick (voice)
Michitaka Kobayashi ... Morris / Robber (voice)
Kôzô Shioya ... Guard (voice)
Kazumi Tanaka ... Guard (voice)
Jûrôta Kosugi ... Guard (voice)
Tomoko Maruo ... Waitress (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Arnold ... George Grimwood (voice)
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Based on the manga (Japanese graphic novels) of the same name, this OAV is set in Chicago and (Original Animation Video) follows the adventures of expert "wheel man" Bean Bandit and his girlfriend Rally as they become mixed up in an intricate kidnapping plot involving a millionaire and his daughter. Riding Bean's creator, Kenichi Sonada, was heavily influenced by the movie The Blues Brothers. Written by Christopher E. Meadows <cmeadows@nyx.cs.du.edu>

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He doesn't just break the traffic laws, He mangles them!


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Trivia

License plate on the car Semmerling hot-wires in the parking structure is "BDR 529", the same as the Bluesmobile in The Blues Brothers (1980). See more »

Quotes

Chelsea Grimwood: [referring to Bean] That man, he will save my papa, won't he? He's going after the bad guys, so he's a good guy, right?
Rally Vincent: Really? Does he seem that way to you?
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References The Blues Brothers (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

King Of The Road
Music and Lyrics by Ray Wolff
Vocal and Chorus: Phil Perry
Drums: Carlos Vega
Bass: Jimmy Johnson
Keyboards: David Garfield
Guitar: Mike Landau
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A movie for car chase fans
16 September 2002 | by See all my reviews

This is a movie that is almost all action from start to finish. Our unlikely hero Bean Bandit and his sexy partner Rally Vincent keep us entertained all through the movie with non stop thrills and chases. Kenichi Sonoda, the creator is a big fan of American action movies, and incorporated that style into the movie. The scene when the chase goes under the elevated railroad tracks is taken almost frame for frame from the Blues Brothers. (NOTE: watch the licence plates of the cars and you may fins some gags on them. )


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