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Cadence (1990)

PG-13 | | Drama | 15 February 1991 (USA)
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Charlie Sheen plays a rebellious inmate in an Army stockade.

Director:

Martin Sheen

Writers:

Dennis Shryack (screenplay), Gordon Weaver (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Charlie Sheen ... Bean
Jay Brazeau ... Mr. Vito
Matt Clark ... Bean Sr.
Tom McBeath ... Principal (as Tom Mcbeath)
David Glyn-Jones David Glyn-Jones ... Funeral Director
Samantha Langevin ... Mrs. Vito
Jenn Griffin ... Tattooist (as Jennifer Griffin)
Tony Pantages Tony Pantages ... G.I. - Bar
Deryl Hayes ... M.P. in Bar
David Michael O'Neill ... Sager
Roark Critchlow ... Brooks
Martin Sheen ... McKinney
Ramon Estevez ... Gessner
James Marshall ... Lamar
Laurence Fishburne ... Stokes (as Larry Fishburne)
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Storyline

Charlie Sheen plays a rebellious inmate in an Army stockade.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Sometimes you've got to stand out to fit in.

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 February 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Stockade See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$173,601, 21 January 1991

Gross USA:

$2,070,871

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,070,871
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Christopher Judge (Psych. Ward M.P. #1) and Don S. Davis (Haig) both later starred in Stargate SG-1 (1997). They played Teal'c and General George S. Hammond respectively. See more »

Goofs

After Pvt. Bean falls out of the window; as he gets up, you can see tubing that runs up into his pants (left leg). This is for the stage blood that runs down his head from the glass in his head. See more »

Quotes

Bryce: Well don't you know...
Roosevelt StokesBryceWebbLawrenceHarry 'Sweetbread' Crane: That's the sound of the men. Get back. Working on the chain... Ga-e-ang...
Bryce: Well don't you know...
Roosevelt StokesBryceWebbLawrenceHarry 'Sweetbread' Crane: That's the sound of the men. Get back. Working on the chain... gang...
Harry 'Sweetbread' Crane: And let me hear you say it...
Roosevelt StokesBryceWebbLawrenceHarry 'Sweetbread' Crane: Oooh... Ahhhh... Oooh... Ahhh...
Bryce: Well don't you know...
[song repeats a few more times]
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End of My Journey
Written by Sister Rosetta Tharpe
Performed by Harry Stewart
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What a Movie!
7 August 2004 | by MissyBabySee all my reviews

My Mom wanted me to see this. She said I'd love it. She was right.

We got it from Netflix last year sometime. And let me tell you, I was nuts about that movie from the start. I'm a musical person in the first place, so the entire idea of prisoners in a stockade singing "Chain Gang" while they marched from point a to point b, tickled me.

I love Charlie Sheen and Martin Sheen and while watching this movie discovered someone else that I love, James Marshall. He did such a great job in this movie. Everyone did. (Here's a tidbit, Charlie Sheen, Ramon Estevez (Charlie's brother, who played one of the guards) and James Marshall, Rob and Chad Lowe, Dean Cain, and a few other Hollywood Hotties all went to Santa Monica High together and graduated the same year!)

I loved the way it was directed. I didn't see a single scene that looked like it didn't belong. Correct me if I'm wrong but, didn't Martin Sheen direct this?

Anyway, if you haven't seen Cadence, do not hesitate to pick it up ANYWHERE you see it. Pick up 2 and send one to me! I haven't seen it in any video stores, but I'm looking for a good deal on the net.

Enjoy Cadence and let me know what you think. You won't be disappointed!

Missy............:)


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