Bird on a Wire

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Bird on a Wide 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 a Wire". The alley motorcycle chase scene was filmed in Victoria BC, Chinatown in Fan Tan Alley.


Rick: You come to Detroit and you rent a Beamer? That's like going to Germany and eating Jimmy Dean sausages!

Rick: What the hell are you doing here?
Marianne: Me? What the hell are you doing here?
Rick: Being shot in the butt.

[in an airplane]

Rick: Put your head between your knees.
Marianne: [doing so] Now what?
Rick: Kiss your ass goodbye. We got no wheels, and we're coming down!

[repeated line]

Rick: This can't be good for you.

Marianne: What are you doing here?
Rick: I missed you. Now hop on...

Rick: That ought to cover the damages.
Raun: What damages?

[Rick rides a motorbike through the closed salon door]

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