Bird on a Wire

Bird on a Wire (1990)

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Marianne: Do I get to know what's going on or do I just get killed for old times' sake? (00:32:15)

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Rick Jarmin: What the hell are you doing here?
Marianne Graves: Me? What the hell are you doing here?
Rick Jarmin: Being shot in the butt.

Rick Jarmin: I haven't had a girlfriend for 5 years.
Marianne Graves: Really?
Rick: Yeah - Mr. Wiggly's been on bread and water for 5 years.

Marianne Graves: I need a bed. I need a bath. I need a massage. I need a manicure... I need my therapist.

Rick Jarmin: What does it matter to you - you're happily married?
Marianne Graves: I'm not.
Rick: Not happy?
Marianne: Not married.

Marianne Graves: Feels familiar doesn't it?
Rick Jarmin: I thought you didn't remember.

Marianne Graves: What are you doing here?
Rick Jarmin: I missed you. Now hop on.

Rachel Varney: I'm engaged to be married.
Rick Jarmin: Well, flagellations.

Factual error: Mel and Goldie ride through Chinatown in Racine WI. Racine does not have a Chinatown and the city is nowhere near as large as they represent it to be.

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Trivia: When the agent pulls from the computer record Richard's file, an alias listed is "David Putnam - Columbia Pictures", employed from 06/04/1973 to 02/01/1975. That's an obvious reference to producer David Puttnam (two Ts), who had a brief stint as head of Columbia Pictures in 1986-87, not making many friends in the then Coca-Cola owned production company. (00:12:50)

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