A modern-day western with punk-rock overtones, DUDES begins as three New York City punkers--Cryer, Roebuck (sporting a massive bleached-blond mohawk), and Flea--decide that they are fed up with the Big Apple and opt to give sunny Los Angeles a try. The trio sets out in Cryer's old
Volkswagen bug and somewhere in the Southwest, while camping out among the bluffs and buttes in John Ford's beloved Monument Valley, is attacked by a band of vicious biker types led by Ving. After being robbed and tormented, the punkers try to escape the marauders, but Flea is caught and brutally
murdered by Ving. Finding local law enforcement officials unsympathetic, Cryer and Roebuck, s...