The Dirt Bike Kid (1986)
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In a rambling, somewhat uneven drama, 14-year-old Jack Simmons (Peter Billingsley) takes it on himself to help his friend, coach Mike (Patrick Collins), save his hot dog and soft drink concession. Mr. Hodgkins (Stuart Pankin) is a greedy, self-serving banker who is determined to raze Mike's hot dog stand and build a new bank on its site. Jack's primary resource in his fight against Mr. Hodgkins is a motorbike that does everything except speak French. With this motorized wonder (which starts
Nov 1, 1985 Limited
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Rocky the Dog
Biker No. 1
John William Galt
Emily Rose Kelley
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The special effects often seem to consist of dragging the dirt bike around on a string or having the actors flail their arms in astonishment while riding it.
Within minutes, youngsters and adults alike will feel the magic and high-wheeling fun of this offbeat and entertaining film. Billingsley steals the picture, with his winning energy and great delivery.
Viewers might want to watch this with a checklist to keep track of numerous lifts from E.T. The film's other big problem is that it's just plain stupid.
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