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Flashback (1990)

At last the Feds have caught him! Infamous 60's radical Huey Walker is heading for jail. So how come it's Huey's yuptight FBI escort who ends up behind bars?

Director:

Franco Amurri

Writer:

David Loughery
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dennis Hopper ... Huey Walker
Kiefer Sutherland ... John Buckner
Carol Kane ... Maggie
Paul Dooley ... Stark
Cliff De Young ... Sheriff Hightower
Richard Masur ... Barry
Michael McKean ... Hal
Kathleen York ... Sparkle
Tom O'Brien ... Phil Prager
Eric Lorentz Eric Lorentz ... Prison Guard
Jan Van Sickle ... Prison Guard
Jack Casperson Jack Casperson ... Man in Dining Car
Dwayne Carrington Dwayne Carrington ... Waiter in Dining Car
David Underwood David Underwood ... Deputy
Bobby Price Bobby Price ... Deputy
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Storyline

In 1989, clean-cut FBI man John Buckner is detailed to escort heavily-bearded Huey Walker back to jail for offenses dating back to his days as a celebrated hippie radical. After Walker dupes Buckner on the train he falls into the hands of a couple of well-meaning refugees from the 60's, the two men with apparently nothing in common find themselves on the run together. But appearances can be deceptive. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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Trivia

Huey (Dennis Hopper) says, "You can't just go to your local video store and rent Easy Rider (1969) to be a rebel." Hopper directed and starred in "Easy Rider". See more »

Goofs

When Buckner and Walker board the train (in Oregon), Stark asks Sheriff Hightower where the next stop is. Hightower replies, "It's across the border into Canada." Washington State lies between Oregon and Canada; it's very unlikely that the train would bypass Washington state. See more »

Quotes

Huey Walker: I'll do it! I blow the FBI agent's brains out!
John Buckner: He doesn't mean that folks, really.
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Connections

References The Jazz Singer (1927) See more »

Soundtracks

Fatal Attraction (and it's so strange...)
By Jody Worth (as Jody Taylor Worth)
Performed by The Water Colors
Produced by Steve Hunter
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"You know what your problem is? You like me but you won't admit it."
10 August 2001 | by cocaine_rodeoSee all my reviews

This was a great movie. Dennis Hopper brought to life Huey Walker, an outdated hippy who came out of hiding from the feds for over twenty years. Kiefer Sutherland also did a great job as the strict, stick up the rear fed John Buckner, but has a buried secret of from his past.

This is a very funny movie, but at the same time keeps a solid plot, making this a very enjoyable movie. This is the first movie that Hopper has both played a hippy that isn't stoned on and off the screen. I really liked this movie. It's not for everyone, but for those of us who don't mind a comedy with dirty cops, foul mouthed aging hippies, a surly fed with a secret, and a whole lot of plot twists, than this is the movie for you. Also, Carol Kane was hilarious as Buckner's aunt. 10/10


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 February 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Flashback See more »

Filming Locations:

Denver, Colorado, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,910,116, 4 February 1990

Gross USA:

$6,488,114

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,488,114
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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