The adventures of a group of teenagers at a drive-in theatre in Texas one weekend night.




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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lisa Lemole ...
Glowie Hudson
Gary Lee Cavagnaro ...
Little Bit (as Gary Cavagnaro)
Orville Hennigson
Billy Milliken ...
Lee Newsom ...
Widow Maker
Reagan Kee ...
Spoon (as Regan Kee)
Andy Parks ...
Widow Maker
Gordon Hurst ...
Will Henry
Kent Perkins ...
Bill Hill
Ashley Cox ...
Mary Louise
Louis Zito ...
Linda Larimer ...
Barry Gremillion ...
Diddle Brown
David Roberts ...
Gear Grinder


The adventures of a group of teenagers at a drive-in theatre in Texas one weekend night.

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There's nothing but action at the Drive-In, and some good stuff on the screen, too! See more »




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23 January 1977 (UK)  »

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Ciné-parc  »

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1.85 : 1
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Glowie Hudson: You whipping Enoch's got nothing to do with me being here. I ain't some prize that goes to the winner.
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References Where Does It Hurt? (1972) See more »


Salty Dog Blues
Performed by Freddy Weller
Courtesy of ABC - Dot Records - Peer International Corporation, publisher
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8 January 2005 | by (St. Louis, MO) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie at a drive-in back in the summer of 1976 in rural Wyoming, not Texas, but it still seemed pretty close. It was the second feature to another movie that I cannot even remember. I was with my big brother and his girl friend, and so this movie just seemed to fit us. I remember we were belly-laughing through the whole thing. Saw it later on someone's VHS. Didn't laugh as hard, but it sure brought back memories. And this movie does catch that part of small town life dead on--a summer night when everyone gathers at the drive-in.

Of course, the best thing about this movie was the movie within the movie--"Disaster '76." With it's "macho" hero delivering lame disaster movie lines while encountering situations out of the "Airport" movies, "Towering Inferno," "Earthquake," and "Jaws," it was a send up of just about every disaster movie made at that time. And this still a couple of years before "Airplane." I still laugh just thinking about it.

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