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Bird on a Wire is a american film of genre Thriller directed by John Badham released in USA on 18 may 1990 with Mel Gibson

Bird on a Wire (1990)

Bird on a Wire
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Released in USA 18 may 1990
Length 1h50
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Thriller,    Comedy,    Action,    Adventure,    Romance
Rating59% 2.950912.950912.950912.950912.95091

Bird on a Wire is a 1990 action comedy film starring Mel Gibson and Goldie Hawn, directed by John Badham, and shot mainly in British Columbia, Canada. The title refers to the Leonard Cohen song "Bird on the Wire". The alley motorcycle chase scene was filmed in Victoria, BC's Chinatown, in Fan Tan Alley.

Synopsis

Rick Jarmin (Mel Gibson) helped convict a drug-dealing FBI agent named Eugene Sorenson (David Carradine) and was placed in the witness protection program. Fifteen years later his former fiancée Marianne Graves (Goldie Hawn) crosses paths with him at a gas station in Detroit, Michigan. Rick refuses to recognize Marianne as the witness protection program does not allow contact with people from the witness' previous life. If she recognizes him it may lead to Sorenson finding and killing him.

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