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Bird on a Wire (1990)

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Critic Reviews: 3
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The can't-miss teaming of Mel Gibson and Goldie Hawn is squandered on a clumsy, illogical romantic melodrama. Running across her old boyfriend Gibson at a Wisconsin gas station, Hawn is astounded that he seems not to recognize her. How could she have known that Gibson was put into the Witness Relocation Program after testifying against a homicidal mob boss (say, don't they usually alter your appearance when they put you in that program?) Curious over Gibson's furtive behavior, Hawn unknowingly

PG-13,

Action & Adventure, Comedy

Jul 21, 1998

MCA Universal Home Video

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All Critics (28) | Top Critics (8) | Fresh (7) | Rotten (15) | DVD (1)

Fun caper romp with charismatic stars Mel and Goldie.

June 15, 2005
Video-Reviewmaster.com

A witless and insulting action comedy.

December 3, 2004
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

Mel and Goldie snap, crackle and pop together

April 27, 2003
Moviehole

Audience Reviews for Bird on a Wire

I can?t believe Goldie Hawn used a stunt bottom! Actually, that?s probably a good thing
September 28, 2009
SirPant

Super Reviewer

...on a cloudy Sunday afternoon. If you are looking for something else, don't watch it.

On the other hand, if you are looking for some laughs, some actions scenes (on the edge of the impossible, a.k.a. James Bond scenes) and some romance, you got it. Sadly, in a small amount.

You could say, that if there wasn't Mel (with his jokes) and Goldie (with hers legs), the movie probably sucked. Thanks to them, this movie still deserves an o.k. grade.
December 8, 2008
matertenebraum

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Hawn cheatin' on Russell?
March 3, 2008
Chiefilms
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