R | | Action, Crime, Drama
Daryl's parents ship him off to the big city to live with his brother, hoping he will have a better life there. After a baggage mix-up at the airport, Daryl finds himself in possession of a drug cache, which a drug dealer wants back.
Melrose Avenue, a weekend mecca for hip teenagers from all over the Los Angeles area noted for its fashionable new-wave boutiques, was featured as a filming location in the movie.
Cop on Melrose:
Are you aware of that crosswalk on the corner?
Daryl Cage: Uhh, no.
Cop on Melrose: Take the shades off.
Daryl Cage: What?
Cop on Melrose: I said take the shades off.
Cop on Melrose: Don't let me catch you jaywalking again.
$2,144,764 27 July 1986