Candy, an innocent high-schooler, encounters numerous colorful characters and humorous sexual situations while attempting to find meaning in life.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Candy Christian
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Hunchback Juggler
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Grindl
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MacPhisto
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Dr. A.B. Krankheit
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Dr. Arnold Dunlap
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Gen. R.A. Smight
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Emmanuel
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T.M. Christian / Jack Christian
Enrico Maria Salerno ...
Jonathan J. John
Joey Forman ...
Charlie - the Cop
Fabian Dean ...
The Sergeant
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Livia
Sugar Ray Robinson ...
Zero
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Nurse Bullock
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Storyline

Candy Christian is an innocent young girl when she first hears NcPhito, an alcoholic Welsh poet, talk of love and self-sacrifice. Candy narrowly escapes McPhisto's attempt to rape her, only to succumb to her father's Mexican gardener, Emmanuel. When her father catches her with the gardener, he banishes her to a trip with his twin brother, Uncle Jack, and Jack's wife Aunt Livia, who are headed for New York City. As Candy makes her way to the airport, Emmanuel's three sisters attack her because she has corrupted their brother. Because of Candy, Emmanuel has now forsaken the priesthood. During the scuffle, Candy's father takes a blow to the head, resulting in a serious head injury. Candy nearly gives in to a General Smight on the plane in exchange for a blood transfusion for her father. In New York, an ego-maniacal brain surgeon Dr. Krankeit operates on her father, while Uncle Jack pursues his own operation on Candy. When Candy bashes him with a bedpan, Uncle Jack is put in her father's ... Written by alfiehitchie

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17 December 1968 (USA)  »

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Candy - hun er så fræk  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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In 1964 it was announced that Frank Perry would direct. See more »

Quotes

Grindl: [Candy lies before Grindl] There is a place where the immutable self resides. We must search. Now, could it be here?
[places hands on Candy's head]
Grindl: No, I do not think so. Perhaps it is here.
[squeezes Candy's right breast]
Candy Christian: [surprised] m-m-m-m-m-mmm.
Grindl: No, wrong again
[squeezes Candy's left breast]
Candy Christian: Mmmm-m-ah.
Grindl: No. Or here.
[grabs Candy's crotch]
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Magic Carpet Ride
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Funny as hell
4 December 2004 | by (Duluth,Mn) – See all my reviews

If you understand this movie,it is very funny.It is really an exaggeration of the way life is.It shows the plight of naive young girl,who encounters men,who want nothing more,than to get into her pants. It makes you have compassion for this girl,and women in general.The situations in this movie happen all the time to women.I call it a sexual Alice in wonderland. So if you have ever sexually violated a minor,you might find this movie offensive.Very cleverly done!This movie can only be understood by intelligent viewers and offers comedy in tradition of the cohen brothers Fargo. The psychedelic music score is way cool.To bad it was in mono.


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