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Gleaming the Cube Trivia

AKA:
Gleaming the Cube Picture
1989
Getting into trouble at the wrong kind of pool party...
Trivia, fun facts and more for the 1989 Action / Adventure movie starring Christian Slater, Peter Kwong, Steven Bauer et al.
Contributed by: Anthony
"Gleaming the Cube" is also known as "A Brother's Justice" when it was aired on television.
Contributed by: Robby Delosier
Near the end of the movie, the skating clique is told to meet at Katella and Harbor. Everyone in Orange County knows that Katella and Harbor is where Disneyland is.
Legendary professional skater, Tony Hawk, plays the role of Buddy, a member of Brian's skateboarding clique.
The guy driving the Corvette that Christian Slater holds onto toward the end of the movie is veteran stuntman Buddy Joe Hooker, who was also stunt coordinator on the film. Fans of many an action movie have seen his work without knowing it, such as the stunt driving in Quentin Tarantino's "Death Proof".
Contributed by: Motormike
The location of the high school lunch table shoot was Woodbridge High School in Irvine, California.
Contributed by: Keith Hodges
In one of the scenes where Christian Slater and his clique are walking through the lunch tables, you can see Adam Keefe in the background talking on the phone. He is wearing a lettermans jacket. You can't miss him, he is only 6'9"! Adam played for the Atlanta Hawks and Utah Jazz NBA basketball teams. He graduated in 1988.
Brians skate crew is made up of most of Powell Peralta's Bones Brigade, including Tony Hawk, Mike McGill, Tommy Guerrero, Steve Caballero, Rodney Mullen, Ray Barbie and many many more.
Contributed by: mlmlisa
The cop (played by Steven Bauer) also played Manny in "Scarface.
Contributed by: Tricia
Stacy Peralta, of the famed board company Powell-Peralta, created the documentary 'Dogtown and the Z-Boys'.
Contributed by: Rob Parker
The actor who plays Grenig is Christian Jacobs, who is the lead singer of the very unusual ska-punk band 'The Aquabats'. They are from Huntington Beach, California.
Rodney Mullen can be seen doing flatground tricks toward the beginning of the end credits.
Contributed by: Andres
Mark "Gator" Rogowski who was probably the top skateboarder of the 80's is now serving a life sentence in prison for murder. His story is depicted in the documentary "Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator"
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