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Hollywood Man (1976)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  6 March 1978 (Sweden)
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Hollywood action film star Rafe Stoker has sunk $130,000 of his own money into his own production, but can't find legitimate financing to complete the film. His mob-connected investor ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Rafe Stoker
Jennifer Billingsley ...
Buttons
Ray Girardin ...
Harvey
Jude Farese ...
Rhodes
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Julie (as Mary Waronov)
Tom Simcox ...
The Sheriff
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Barney
Carmine Caridi ...
Anthony
Angelo Farese ...
Angelo Russo
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J.J. (as Michael Delano)
John Alderman ...
Jesus
Wayde Preston ...
Tex (as Wade Preston)
David Pritchard ...
Dennis
Stefanie Auerbach ...
Audrey (as Stephanie Auerbach)
Art Hern ...
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Hollywood action film star Rafe Stoker has sunk $130,000 of his own money into his own production, but can't find legitimate financing to complete the film. His mob-connected investor demands an exorbitant amount of collateral and a guarantee that Rafe hand over a commercially acceptable film in 4 weeks, then hires a gang of psycho bikers to sabotage the picture to ensure he collects Stoker's collateral. As if a cranky local cop and bad weather didn't slow production enough, Crazy Harvey decides to take Rafe out of the picture after Rafe shows him up once too often. Written by Sister Grimm <srgrimm@teleport.com>

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Selected by Quentin Tarantino for the First Quentin Tarantino Film Fest in Austin, Texas, 1996. See more »

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References Spartacus (1960) See more »

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Hollywood Man
Music and Lyrics by Arnold Capitanelli
Sung by Tony Chance
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Harley David Sonofabitch
26 August 2009 | by (Lancaster PA) – See all my reviews

First off I believe this precedes the movie "Stuntman" which has garnered a lot of cult appeal due to its exploration of the same themes. But with a distinctly grittier, more low-budget and ergo more authentic telling of the tale, H'wood Man turns out to be the superior effort. There are so many wonderful little facets to this movie: An unfortunately turgid, melodramatic theme song which is spliced into the last act at completely gratuitous and inappropriate moments; Mary Woronov as a leading lady (looking rather lissome and not at all Patti Smith'ed out); for villains, a cadre of losers with wonderful parallels to the kidnap-caper misfits in "The Candy Snatchers" -- particular kudos for the designated Tiffany Bolling-psychotic blonde in this grouping of trash ne'er-do-wells and score settlers; the sarcastic one-offs heard from various real-life crew stalwarts playing someone in an alternate universe just like themselves; topped off with a.stylized 70s downer ending a la Bonnie and Clyde. I could go on. Why this film is not considered an exploitation diamond in the rough i do not know, but for anyone with an appreciation for William Smith's acting career as a heavy this is an excellent watch.


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