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Flashback (1990)

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 ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Huey Walker
... John Buckner
... Maggie
... Stark
... Sheriff Hightower
... Barry
... Hal
... Sparkle
... Phil Prager
Eric Lorentz ... Prison Guard
... Prison Guard
Jack Casperson ... Man in Dining Car
Dwayne Carrington ... Waiter in Dining Car
David Underwood ... Deputy
Bobby Price ... Deputy
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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 <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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2 February 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Migawka z przeszlosci  »

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$6,488,144
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Dennis Hopper and Paul Dooley previously starred together in O.C. and Stiggs (1985). Hopper plays a countercultural figure in both films. See more »

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During the shootout on the train near the end of the movie, John's wristwatch is there, then it's gone, then it's back again. See more »

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John Buckner: You want to know why, Mr. Walker? Because from here to Spokane, you and I are joined at the hip. You do what I say when I say it. You don't even take a piss without me watching. If you try to escape, I'm authorized to stop you any way I see fit. Do I make myself clear?
Huey Walker: Don't worry, kid. I won't give you no exuse to blow me away.
John Buckner: That's good.
Huey Walker: Hey, do you want to watch me piss now?
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References The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams (1977) See more »

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People Get Ready
By Curtis Mayfield
Performed by Bob Dylan
Produced by Barry Goldberg
Bob Dylan performs courtesy of CBS Records Inc.
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A great film
1 March 2003 | by See all my reviews

This is one of those all around great films that anyone can enjoy. When I was young I thought it was really funny. Now I get all the deeper messages and plot details, and like the movie all the more for it. This is also one of the two movies that can make me cry. The other is Grave of the Fireflies. The other aspects of the film, besides plot, are great too. The characters play off each other really well. The filming is good, and the comedy doesn't compromise the more serious nature of the film.


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