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Skidoo (1968)

Ex-gangster Tony Banks is called out of retirement by mob kingpin God to carry out a hit on fellow mobster "Blue Chips" Packard. When Banks demurs, God kidnaps his daughter Darlene on his ... See full summary »

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Flo
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Angie
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A Tower Guard
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Leech
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The Man
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Stash
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The Senator
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The Warden
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The Skipper
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Hechy
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'Blue Chips' Packard
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Harry
Doro Merande ...
The Mayor
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Ex-gangster Tony Banks is called out of retirement by mob kingpin God to carry out a hit on fellow mobster "Blue Chips" Packard. When Banks demurs, God kidnaps his daughter Darlene on his luxury yacht. Written by Alex Barylski <asbarylski@msn.com>

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It takes two to skidoo.

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Rated R for some nudity and drug content | See all certifications »
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19 December 1968 (USA)  »

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Skidoo - Ein Happening in Love  »

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Towards the end, when George Raft marries Frankie Avalon and Donyale Luna, Raft's wedding-service manual is clearly seen as "The Death of God". See more »

Quotes

Flo Banks: I wanna see God!
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the film, Harry Nilsson sings all the credits that appear onscreen, with occasional side notes (e.g. "a good friend", or "thanks"). See more »

Connections

Referenced in Inside Deep Throat (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Home on the Range
(uncredited
Lyrics by Brewster M. Higley and music by Daniel E. Kelley
Sung by Slim Pickens while high on LSD
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User Reviews

Do you smell something?
10 November 2004 | by (Midwest) – See all my reviews

This film is unbelievable... Big stars, a big Hollywood director... and what they came up with is the movie equivalent of a car wreck!

You don't want to look, but you find yourself unable not to.

Don't get me wrong, I've seen this film a dozen times and it still blows my mind how this ever got put on film. You won't believe your eyes or ears!

And Groucho Marx and half of the cast never looked more worse for wear.

By far, this is one of my favorite "bad" films. Watch it... and then blame the dog!


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