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Good Times (1967)

 -  Comedy | Musical | Western  -  May 1967 (USA)
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Sonny and Cher spoof many Hollywood classic movie scenes.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Sonny
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Chér / Various
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Mr. Mordicus / Knife McBlade / White hunter / Zarubian
Sonny & Cher ...
Themselves
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Warren
Larry Duran ...
Smith
Kelly Thordsen ...
Tough Hombre
Lennie Weinrib ...
Leslie Garth
Peter Robbins ...
Brandon
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Mordicus' Girl
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Mordicus' Girl
Diane Haggerty ...
Mordicus' Girl
James Flavin ...
Detective Lieutenant
Phil Arnold ...
Solly
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'Kid'
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Storyline

Done in a similar style to the musical duo's TV show "The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour", this film is more a series of unconnected skits and parodies than a single running plot. When Sonny gets offered a role in a movie, he talks Cher into giving it a try. The proposed script, however, turns out to be awful, but in order to get out of doing this stinker of a project, Sonny has just ten days to come with his own better script. The rest of the film follows his daydreams as he plots out possible storylines starring him as a Wild West sheriff, a jungle king, and as a private eye. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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spoof | black lace stockings

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Sonny & Cher's ONLY motion picture together!


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May 1967 (USA)  »

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I Got You, Babe  »

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The little kid-cowboy Sonny and Cher meet on the street is actor Peter Robbins who's voice will be instantly recognizable as the original Charlie Brown. See more »

Goofs

In the western scene where a mom is trying to pull her son's ear, she keeps missing the ear. The son finally realizes this, so he walks as if she had a hold of his ear. See more »


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Just a Name
Composed by Sonny Bono
Performed by Sonny & Cher
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Sonny and Cher and Self-Promotion
17 March 2006 | by See all my reviews

It's honestly not that bad. Cheeky may be the closest I can come up with because Sonny and Cher play on their pop personas, dress to the nines in mod 60s style, and introduce what would be the skits that would make up the bulk of their variety show of the mid 70s.

There isn't much a plot to speak of, except that Sonny and Cher are asked to come up with a movie and Sonny fantasizes of the myriad ways he could reconfigure established genres and make them successful. Spoofs of note are the ones targeting THE MALTESE FALCON (film noir). Other genres made fun of are the Western and the adventure film. George Sanders plays up his stiff persona to play their boss Mr Mordicus and Sonny's heavy/villain in the skits. And yes, that's William Friedkin, some time before THE EXORCIST, making a cute little film that seems to have been aimed at the teeny-boppers, much like many of the teeny-bopper films promoting the likes of (insert teen idol here) in a fluffy movie about nothing spectacular.


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