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Bummer (1973)

R | | Action, Comedy, Drama | March 1973 (USA)
The manager of a rock band fires the drunken, psycho bass player, who goes on a rape and murder spree.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kipp Whitman ...
Duke
...
Butts
Connie Strickland ...
Barbara
...
Janyce
Diane Lee Hart ...
Dolly
David Buchanan ...
Gary
...
Mike
Leslie McRay ...
Morrie
Cecil Reddick ...
Harley
Jay Adler ...
Sid Rosen
Carl Craig ...
Jacques Le Monde
Ernie Dominy ...
Barbara's Father
Janet Comerford ...
Barbara's Mother
Heather Collins ...
Topless Waitress
Kate Monahan ...
Butts' Mother (as Mary Kate Monahan)
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The manager of a rock band fires the drunken, psycho bass player, who goes on a rape and murder spree.

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Group and Groupies ... Sometimes ... It's a Groove ... and Sometimes It's a ... Bummer See more »


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March 1973 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bummer: A Far Out Trip Through a Hard Rock Tunnel  »

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Feature film debut of Dennis Burkley, who portrays Butts. See more »

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Referenced in Bikini Drive-In (1995) See more »

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Like I Can
Written by Steve Huffsteter
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Bad!
13 April 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Good Lord was this bad! I came across an '85 VHS copy in the box for a buck so it has some collectors value -but the title says it all--billed as "the ultimate rock and roll trip" -which we can assume must naturally end in a "Bummer"--this piece of dreck wasn't lacking in sound or picture quality like a lot of these 70's soft porn one-shots--but nothing else is even worth mentioning--not even for camp value. The blond was hot in the strip club scene but I honestly can't say I made it much farther..just too, god awful BAD! I guess you gotta be really, really drunk or worse to make it through something like this. Makes you wonder what the winners we're like who actually stayed all the way through this thing at the Drive-in or on Times Square went it was released. And the music--yikes! Too terrible to describe. All in all, the most you can say is that "Bummer" is a movie that truly, truly lives up to it's title.


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