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The Brothers O'Toole (1973)

G  |   |  Western, Comedy  |  16 May 1973 (USA)
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The brothers, a couple of ne'er-do-wells, turn a sleepy mining town upside-down in their search for quick riches.

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The brothers, a couple of ne'er-do-wells, turn a sleepy mining town upside-down in their search for quick riches.

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O'Toole refers to the Mayor as a 'Uriah Heep', a reference to the character in ''David Copperfield' by Charles Dickens. Uriah Heep is noted for his obsequiousness and general insincerity. See more »

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The attorney's name is shown as 'Benoni Beidermeier' on his bag but as 'Bedermeir' on the credits. See more »

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Michael O'Toole: I have, in my time, visited three political conventions, four sessions of congress, and two homes for the criminally insane. I have known army generals, steam doctors, vegetarians, prohibitionists, and a female suffragette. But never, even in an Orangeman's Day parade, have I seen such pure and stainless brainlessness as I now behold in you. The Almighty, in His infinite wisdom and mercy, has given the worm enough sense to turn with, and the barnacle can grasp whatever happens to be standing by...
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Molly Be Damned
Vocals by Sonny Curtis
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A must for Astin fans.
20 April 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

No, it's not Blazing Saddles, but The Brothers O'Toole is nevertheless a rollicking good time. See it if only to revel in Astin's fabulous lambasting of his addle-patted brother and the denizens of Molly-Be-Damn, "a festering pustule on the face of the western slope!"


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