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Bad (1977)

 -  Comedy | Crime | Horror  -  23 April 1977 (Japan)
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Hazel runs a beauty salon out of her house, but makes extra money by providing ruthless women to do hit jobs. K.T. is a parasite, and contacts Hazel looking for work when he runs out of ... See full summary »

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Matthew Anton ...
Drugstore Boy
Cathy Roskam ...
Drugstore Mother
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Mary Boylan ...
Grandmother
Gordon Oas-Heim ...
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Michael Forella ...
Ice Cream Counterman
Kitty Bruce ...
Karla
Tere Tereba ...
Ingrid Joyner
Renee Paris ...
Sara Leachman
Stefania Casini ...
John H. Starke ...
Joe Leachman (as John Starke)
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Hazel runs a beauty salon out of her house, but makes extra money by providing ruthless women to do hit jobs. K.T. is a parasite, and contacts Hazel looking for work when he runs out of money. She is reluctant to use him for a hit, since she prefers using women, but decides to try him on a trial basis. Meanwhile, the local cop she pays off wants an arrest to make it look like he's actually doing his job, but she doesn't want to sacrifice any of her "associates." Several other side plots are woven in, populated with characters from the sleazy side of life. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Comedy | Crime | Horror

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Vivian Vance also turned down the role of Hazel. She felt it would damage her image among fans who flocked to theaters to see her whenever she appeared in a play. See more »

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When Mary changes her baby's diaper, the soiled portion of the garment is in the front, not the back as is always the case. See more »

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Hazel Aiken: When your ship comes in, I'm waiting at the pier.
L.T.: Don't fall off.
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References All the President's Men (1976) See more »

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It's Just A Lot of Outrageous Fun!
11 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is one of my favorite films. Such a great parody about "good" and "evil". Carroll Bakker is outstanding. It also gives some great insights as to what it was like to live in NYC in the late 1970s. Fantabulous! It's a story about a mom who does odd jobs for the mafia. She "opens the channels between you and a client." The jobs range from messing up a bathroom in a diner, to killing a dog for a vicious lesbian. In the end though, her karma catches up with her. She always uses women to do her dirty work, and the one time that she uses a (hot) male who she's sexually attracted to, her entire world falls apart. Women are easier because they are inherently more vicious. Please watch this film. It's an outstanding slice of life movie.


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