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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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Cyrinda Foxe ...
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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23 April 1977 (Japan)  »

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Ricky Nelson and Andy Warhol protégé Jackie Curtis were considered for the role ultimately played by Perry King. 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: I won't have that kind of toilet talk in my kitchen.
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Referenced in Superstar: The Life and Times of Andy Warhol (1990) See more »

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Who Actually Directed "Bad"?
14 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Although the direction credit officially goes to Jed Johnson (may he r.i.p.), the actuality is a bit different.

In fact, the film was directed by Andy Warhol himself. Jed was in charge of lighting and interiors (He was credited as editor/producer in prior Warhol productions.) Andy was concerned with bolstering his lover's career, therefore the numerous credits.

Jed established a successful interior decoration business in NYC after their break-up.

Jed brought his skills to the plate, for which he will be greatly remembered in NYC and elsewhere.


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