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Greaser's Palace (1972)

 -  Comedy | Western  -  31 July 1972 (USA)
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A parable based on the life of Christ. This ain't your father's Bible story, full of references about the destruction of the world through massive constipation and a New Mexican setting.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Albert Henderson ...
Seaweedhead Greaser
Michael Sullivan ...
Lamy 'Homo' Greaser
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Cholera
George Morgan ...
Coo Coo
Ronald Nealy ...
Card Man / Ghost
Larry Moyer ...
Captain Good
John Paul Hudson ...
Smiley
Jackson S. Haynes ...
Rope Man
Lawrence Wolf ...
French Padre (as Larry Wolf)
Alex Hitchcock ...
Nun
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Indian
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Indian Girl
Stan Gottlieb ...
Spitunia
...
Mr. Spitunia
Don Smolen ...
Gip
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A parable based on the life of Christ. This ain't your father's Bible story, full of references about the destruction of the world through massive constipation and a New Mexican setting. Written by <Jonah13@nycnet.com>

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He's got the boogie on his fingers & the hubba-hubba in his soul!

Genres:

Comedy | Western

Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

31 July 1972 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Palac Greasera  »

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Runtime:

| (Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente)

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(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Goofs

In the scene where the girl wakes to find her lover's throat cut she stands up wearing partially see-thru period underwear and you can see she is wearing tight-fitting modern panties underneath. See more »

Quotes

Jessy: I'm on my way to Jerusalem to be an actor/singer. It is written that the Agent Morris awaits me.
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Referenced in Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004) See more »

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Something off the beaten path
7 August 2000 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

When I first saw this film, it was at 2am on a Sunday morning. Half awake, staring blindly into the screen, what I saw defied description. The story of Jesus Christ told in an Old West setting with Jesus' character wearing a zoot suit? Count me in!

The dialogue is extremely non-sequitur, and the characters are hilarious! Herve' Villachaise is wonderful as a condensed cowboy married to a 6-foot tall man named "Petunia".

I highly recommend this movie simply on the basis that it is so bizarre (even though Greaser doesn't think he's bizarre enough). Oh, and knowing that Robert Downey directed this puts a few things into perspective as well (yes, that's Robert Downey Sr., as in Father of R D Jr.)


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