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Cadence (1990)

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

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Cast

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Mr. Vito
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Bean Sr.
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Principal (as Tom Mcbeath)
David Glyn-Jones ...
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Mrs. Vito
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Tattooist (as Jennifer Griffin)
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G.I. - Bar
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M.P. in Bar
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Sager
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Brooks
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Stokes (as Larry Fishburne)
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Charlie Sheen plays a rebellious inmate in an Army stockade.

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

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Drama

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$173,601 (USA) (21 January 1991)

Gross:

$2,070,871 (USA)
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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

[Bean't testimony inadvertantly got McKinney off the murder charge]
Roosevelt Stokes: Lookin' mighty white today, slim. Looks like McKinney's gonna get himself a combat ribbon for killing Sweet.
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End of My Journey
Written by Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Performed by Harry Stewart
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Great acting ensemble creates a riveting drama.
30 October 2000 | by (Gold Coast, Australia) – See all my reviews

Reading Maltin's summary may steer you away from a film which, after an unpromising beginning, develops into a gripping drama, aided no end by superb acting from the nine very individual players in this film: Charlie Sheen, as the white prisoner incarcerated with five black soldiers in a military stockade, the two very different white guards, and Martin Sheen as the bullying and racist Sergeant who causes the tension to mount as his personal problems drive him to take out his frustrations on his charges. Martin Sheen perhaps gives the weakest, because least believable, characterization. It is Charlie Sheen as the initially wary room mate and the five finely etched black prisoners, all very good in their roles, who forge a memorable dramatic scenario out of their situation. Martin Sheen's sole directorial effort makes the most of the increasingly tense story-line. See it, it's good!


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