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Coming Attractions

Year:
Duration:
84 min
Genres:
Comedy
IMDB rate:
4.9
Director:
Ira Miller
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 1980-08-01
Filming Locations: California, USA
Cast
Actor
Character
Royce D. Applegate
Delmus
Lewis Arquette
Warden
Tom Baker
Billy Jerk
Dorothy Van
Army Nurse
Beans Morocco
Shaggy Dog (as Dan Barrows)
J.J. Barry
Indian #1
Pat Benson
Martha
Jack Bernardi
Sam, Prisoner
Jane Alice Brandon
Mildred
Thomas Brunelle
Biker
Paul Camen
Lieutenant
Billy Curtis
Menchkin
Paul David
Kid
Anthony Davis
Guard
Danny Dayton
Bartender
Alan Dexter
Cowboy
Anson Downes
Dusty
David Downing
'Dark Town' Singer
Murphy Dunne
Tough, White G.I.
Walker Edmiston
Pa (as Walker Edminston)
Tom Erhart
Father O'Malley
Jim Evering
Jacques
Johnny Fain
Biker
Kinky Friedman
Prisoner
Sean Frye
Bobby the S.T.O.P.-I.T. Poster Boy (as Sean A. Frye)
Paul Gale
Howard Huge
Rod Gist
Guard #1
Buddy Hackett
Himself - S.T.O.P.-I.T. Spokesman
Sid Haig
Lone Stranger
Larry Hankin
2nd Veteran
Ralph Harris
Man in Bed
Sandy Helberg
Biker Eulogist
Howard Hesseman
Ernie Piles, War Correspondent
Ronald E. House
1st Veteran (as Ronald House)
David Hunt
Whizney Guard
Phyllis Katz
Indian Lady
Karen Lamm
Andrea
Ed Lauter
Sheriff Bob
Hap Lawrence
Scare Crow
Kenneth Lawrence
Singer in Cell
Britt Leach
Billy-Joe
David Landsberg
Duddy Allen
Vincent Lucchesi
Bruno
Ysabel MacCloskey
Ma
Roberta Maguire
Mama Coppola
Rikki Marin
Commie Lady
Jimmy Martinez
Drunken Indian
Dan McBride
Private
Rod McCary
Clark
Bleu McKenzie
Sid, Faux Clark Gable
Ira Miller
Blind Stranger / Narrator
Michael Miller
Biker
Louisa Moritz
Margie, Duddy's Date
Jaye P. Morgan
Stop-It Nurse
Bill Murray
Lefty Schwartz
Nancy Lee Noble
Woman in Bed (as Nancy Noble)
Van Dyke Parks
Indian #2
Lefty Pedroski
Warren
Ian Praiser
Fat Man
George Reynolds
Lenny
Avery Schreiber
Theatre Manager
Doug Steckler
Priest (as Douglas Steckler)
Dave Shelley
Sarge
Robin Sherwood
Biker Chic #2
Richard Stanley
Rock
Lynne Marie Stewart
Budget Attendent (as Lynne Stewart)
Howard Storm
Prisoner #1
Billy Superball
Prisoner #2
Kurt Taylor
Prisoner #3 (as Kurt Bernard Taylor)
Betty Thomas
Biker Chic #1
Susan Tyrrell
Boobies, Elijah's Girlfriend (as Susan Tyrell)
Morgan Upton
Prisoner #4
Mark Volman
Biker
Robert Wexler
The Little Bum
Teddy Wilson
Elijah Abdoul Jamaal Muhammed (as Theodore Wilson)
Kipp Whitman
Biker
Bill Zuckert
Hotel Detective
Garry Goodrow
Narrator (voice)
Pamela Hoffman
Narrator (voice)
John H. Mayer
Narrator (voice) (as John Mayers)
Joe Nixon
Narrator (voice)
Gary Owens
Narrator (voice)
Roger Peltz
Narrator (voice)
Harry Shearer
Narrator (voice)
Joshua Weisel
Stop It Kid / Bad News Bear (uncredited)
Did you know?
Trivia
Actor-comedian Howard Hesseman has appeared such other compilation comedies as Tunnel Vision (1976) and Amazon Women on the Moon (1987).
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Famous entertainment figures parodied in the movie and their spoof names include Woody Allen (Duddy Allen), Walt Disney (Walt Whizney), Charles Chaplin, Jim Nabors, and Howard Hughes (Howard Huge). Moreover, famous characters and their spoof names included Billy Jack (Billy Jerk) and Chaplin's "The Tramp" ("The Bum").
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The picture was "filmed mostly in 1977" according to film critic Leonard Maltin. Wikipedia states that "the film was shot around 1977 and only released years later in 1980, probably to capitalize on Bill Murray's success as a box office film star".
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Goofs
In the "Welcome to Bacon County" segment: It's nighttime when the van pulls over because it's out of gas. Inside the van it's daytime, then when Elijah and Boobies get out, it's nighttime again.
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Quotes
Narrator: He was born to parents who loved him, but probably didn't change his diapers enough. He grew up to be one of the most bizarre figures of the 20th century. His wealth enabled him to grow up and fulfill his every fantasy, and lustful desire. But his hobby, was watching planes fuck! now for the first time anywhere, the motion picture world explores the true story of one of the most eccentric men whoever lived... the Howard Huge story. He dated the most beautiful movie stars, and took credit for inventing the tit. Was it true he could piss the length of the golden gat bridge? Watch the Howard Huge story, and find out why he switched from clothed diapers to pampers in the end. The man who lost the will to live.
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Photos from cast
Misty Rowe