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Dream Machine (1991)

Regi:
Lyman Dayton

COUNTRY
USA

Genre
Action/Comedy

NORWEGIAN TITLE
Dream Machine

RUNNING TIME
82 minutes

Producer:
Lyman Dayton
Screenwriter:
Eric Hendershot


Cast includes:

CHARACTER ACTOR/ACTRESS RATING
Barry Davis Corey Haim
Robin Marchbanks Brittney Lewis
Lance Harper Randall England
Brent Meese Evan Richards
Jack Chamberlain Jeremy Slate -
Royal Clayton III Tracy Fraim
Margo Chamberlain Susan Seaforth Hayes

 

Review

1991 marked the year Corey Haim disappeared from mainstream films and started running around in cheap B-movies consisting of more or less silly action and a pretty girl or two. Dream Machine was his second such film of the year, after Fast Getaway, and granted, it's actually a step up from that one. The plot is moronic, but the film is a puerile and not altogether uncharming celebration of the ultimate fantasies of male youth: pretty girls, fast cars, and pranks. The scenes involving Haim's frat boys liven things up and constitute a fun contrast to the perversely sombre Randall England as the antagonist Lance. Haim does well enough with what he has to work with, and although he and Brittney Lewis look like an unlikely couple at first, the young Canadian has the charisma to make you believe he could woo her.

Re-reviewed: Copyright 13.09.2021 Fredrik Gunerius Fevang
Original review: Copyright 17.04.1996 Fredrik Gunerius Fevang