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He's got the boogie on his fingers & the hubba-hubba in his soul!
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A parable based on the life of Christ. This ain't your father's Bible story, full of references about... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Albert Henderson ... Seaweedhead Greaser
Michael Sullivan ... Lamy 'Homo' Greaser

Luana Anders ... 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

Pablo Ferro ... Indian

Toni Basil ... Indian Girl
Stan Gottlieb ... Spitunia

Hervé Villechaize ... Mr. Spitunia
Don Smolen ... Gip
Joe Madden ... Man With Painting

Don Calfa ... Morris
Woody Chambliss ... Father

Allan Arbus ... Jessy
Elsie Downey ... The Woman
Rex King ... Turquoise Skies
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jim Antonio ... Vernon
Buddy Butler ... Judas

Robert Downey Jr. ... (uncredited)

Directed by
Robert Downey Sr. 
 
Writing credits
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Robert Downey Sr. 

Produced by
Cyma Rubin .... producer
 
Original Music by
Jack Nitzsche 
 
Cinematography by
Peter Powell 
 
Film Editing by
Bud S. Smith 
 
Set Decoration by
David Forman 
 
Makeup Department
Pat Dobie .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Robert J. Koster .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Robert J. Koster .... first assistant director
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sharon Sachs .... wardrobe supervisor
 
Other crew
Lucy Koster .... food caterer
 

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91 min | Argentina:91 min (Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente)
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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Anachronisms: 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 »
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Jessy:I'm on my way to Jerusalem to be an actor/singer. It is written that the Agent Morris awaits me.See more »
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1 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Something off the beaten path, 7 August 2000
Author: chuxmix from Los Angeles

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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