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It didn't live up its name...
A 1986 film written and directed by Emilio Estevez, also the film's star. John Wisdom (Estevez) and his girlfriend Karen (Demi Moorenote ) go on a cross-country crime spree...

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  • Downer Ending: Wisdom is gunned down resisting arrest. Although Karen survives, she's been shot and accidentally killed a sheriff so she may very well go to prison.
  • It Was All A Dream: Everything in the movie after he leaves his parents' bathroom his pre-job interview dream.
  • Never Live It Down: Why Wisdom goes on a crime spree. He can't get a job because he stole a car while drunk after graduation.
  • Just Like Robin Hood: They hold up banks - to burn the bank records of poor famers and indebted families.
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