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Dead Beat (1994)

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93 min | Thriller

In 1965, Rudy, a Midwestern high-school kid, moves to Albuquerque; lonely and friendless, he's attracted to Kit, slightly older, with a car, his own apartment, and spending money. Kit loves Elvis and loves the ladies; plus, he's a complete...See moreIn 1965, Rudy, a Midwestern high-school kid, moves to Albuquerque; lonely and friendless, he's attracted to Kit, slightly older, with a car, his own apartment, and spending money. Kit loves Elvis and loves the ladies; plus, he's a complete phony: his tan is fake, he wears lifts, he lies to girls, and he pretends to care about Rudy. Kit also shares a dark secret with two other devoted followers, Jimmy and Martha. He meets his match in Kirsten, a spoiled rich girl who gives as good as she gets. When she and a younger cousin disappear, Rudy must choose between loneliness and the law. Written by See less
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Aug 1, 1994 (United States)

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Caleb Smith
Drunken Teenager Drunken Teenager   See fewer
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Sara Gilbert
Martha Martha   See fewer
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Alida Gunn
Tammy Tammy   See fewer
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Debbie Harry
Mrs. Kurtz (as Deborah Harry) Mrs. Kurtz (as Deborah Harry)   See fewer
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Jerome Zelle
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Barbara Glover
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Rick Dubov
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Danielle Weeks
Girl at School Girl at School   See fewer
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Alex Cox
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Tahitia Hicks
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Robert Guajardo
Detective Cop Detective Cop   See fewer
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Mark DeMichele
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Maurice Lazarus
Mr. Brown Mr. Brown   See fewer
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Kristen Curry
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George Gray
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George Moffly
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Lydia Leon
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Rob Lushbaugh
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5.3 / 10 | 195 votes