"You come to Detroit and you rent a Beamer? That's like going to Germany and eating Jimmy Dean sausages!"Bird on a Wire is a 1990 feature 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.
— Rick Jarmin
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