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18 October 1971 (USA) See more »
She's a Sweet Little Mother! See more »
Bunny is a penniless widow who blackmails a robber into teaching her the trade. Soon the pair starts a successful crime spree, and the cops aren't turning a blind eye. | Add synopsis »
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Bette Davis ... Bunny O'Hare

Ernest Borgnine ... Bill Green - Gruenwald

Jack Cassidy ... Lieutenant Greeley
Joan Delaney ... R.J. Hart
Jay Robinson ... John C. Rupert

John Astin ... Ad
Reva Rose ... Lulu

Robert Foulk ... Commissioner Dingle
Brayden Linden ... Frank
Karen Mae Johnson ... Lola (as Karen Rae Johnson)
Francis R. Cody ... Rhett (as Francis Cody)
Darra Lyn Tobin ... Elvira (as Darra Lynn Tobin)
Hank Whickham ... Speed
J. Rob Jordan ... Policeman Nerdman
David Cargo ... State Trooper Cargo (as Governor David Cargo)
Herb Marlis ... Lloyd
Bruno VeSota ... Lab Technician
Robert Ball ... Bellhop
Jose Ramirez ... Border Guard (as Carlos Jose Ramirez)
David Rain ... Teller
Madeline A. Russo ... Little Old Lady

Bud Ekins ... Cedar Crest Bank Guard
Ann La Fan ... Scared Lady (as Ann Lafan)
Gene Krischer ... Hippie w / Bird
Grady Hill ... Gas Station Attendant
Cordy Garcia ... Officer Gonzales
Robert Mader ... Officer At Roadblock (as Sergeant Robert Mader)
Carol Smith ... Ad's Girlfriend #1
Randi Proctor ... Ad's Girlfriend #2
Luanne Roberts ... Ad's Girlfriend #3
Barbara Raines ... Ad's Girlfriend #4

Larry Linville ... Max (Collector #1)

Tony Genaro ... Collector #2
Robert Isenberg ... Collector #3 (as Bob Isenberg)

Buck Kartalian ... Sensitivity Group

Irene Byatt ... Sensitivity Group (as Irenee Byatt)
Roberta Reeves ... Sensitivity Group
Ed Call ... Sensitivity Group
Robert Baur ... Sensitivity Group

Directed by
Gerd Oswald 
Writing credits
Stanley Z. Cherry (screenplay) &
Coslough Johnson (screenplay)

Stanley Z. Cherry (story "Bunny and Billy")

Produced by
Samuel Z. Arkoff .... executive producer
Norman T. Herman .... producer
James H. Nicholson .... executive producer
Gerd Oswald .... producer
Original Music by
Billy Strange 
Cinematography by
Loyal Griggs 
John M. Stephens (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Fred R. Feitshans Jr. 
Costume Design by
Phyllis Garr 
Makeup Department
Bette Iverson .... hair stylist
Beau Wilson .... makeup artist
Production Management
Jack Aldworth .... production manager
Elliot Schick .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Daisy Gerber .... second assistant director
Rusty Meek .... assistant director
Art Department
Art Cole .... property master: on location
Allan Gordon .... property master: Hollywood
Harry Reif .... set dressing
Ernie Sawyers .... second prop man: Hollywood
Sound Department
William S. Johnson .... boom man: on location
Richard Overton .... sound mix: Hollywood (as Dick Overton)
Howard Warren .... sound mixer: on location
Wilmarth Wilmarth .... boom man: Hollywood
Special Effects by
Cliff Wenger .... special effects
Camera and Electrical Department
George Baldwin .... gaffer: on-location
William C. Bohny .... first assistant camera: on-location
Richard Borland .... company grip: on-location (as Richard J. Borland)
Michael Dugan .... camera operator: second unit
Roy Hogstedt .... second assistant camera: on-location
Jack Kizer .... camera operator: on-location
Don Marshall .... gaffer: Hollywood
Kyme Meade .... camera operator: Hollywood
John Murray .... company grip: Hollywood
Mason Sperry .... dolly grip
Alex Touyarot .... assistant camera: Hollywood
Ken John Borland .... grip (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Phyllis Garr .... wardrobe
Music Department
Al Simms .... music supervisor
Transportation Department
Dale Raos .... driver (uncredited)
Other crew
John Astin .... creative consultant

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Spain:88 min | USA:91 min | West Germany:81 min (theatrical version)
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Did You Know?

His bit part as a lab technician was the last theatrical feature film appearance for Bruno VeSota.See more »
Miscellaneous: Towards the beginning of the movie they pull into an A&W Drive-In, yet inside the car he is drinking from a Dairy Queen cup.See more »
Bunny O'Hare:The bank took it away.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Hop (2011)See more »
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1 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Makes you cry, 28 December 2016
Author: cougarblue-696-806128 from Phoenix, Arizona

Bette Davis made a few stinkers when she was no longer getting good roles, "Bunny O'Hare" will bring tears to Davis fans who recall her great performances in "All About Eve" for example and so many more. The plot is improbable as well as illogical, which would be OK in a farcical comedy, not so much in this low budget mess. The two principals are OK, they didn't write the screenplay, but the characters played by Jack Palance and the bit players, were drawn from bad stereotypes, Archie Bunker style, as well as starkly amateurish. I thought for a moment those who played the "Hippies", cops, and bank employees were right out of the 5th grade play. Maybe there was nothing left after Davis and Borgnine were hired. Aside from the just awful disaster films from the same decade, "Bunny" is as bad as it gets. If you get through this film once, you won't be back for a second helping.

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