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Cracking Up (1977)

R | | Comedy | 6 June 1978 (USA)
What would happen if a 9.7 magnitude earthquake were to strike the L.A. area? This is what "Cracking Up" looks at from the lighter side. The movie is composed of individual skits of ... See full summary »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Steve Bluestein
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Various Characters (as The Credibility Gap)
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Various Characters (as The Credibility Gap)
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Various Characters (as The Credibility Gap)
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Walter Concrete
Peter Bergman ...
Barbara Halters
Bob McClurg ...
(as 'Kansas City' Bob McClurg)
Rowby Goren
Neal Israel
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What would happen if a 9.7 magnitude earthquake were to strike the L.A. area? This is what "Cracking Up" looks at from the lighter side. The movie is composed of individual skits of original material by the actors spun around this hypothetical disaster. Written by Randy W. Hogan <emplehod@bigfoot.com>

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A mirthquake from the Tunnel Vision gang. See more »

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6 June 1978 (USA)  »

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Elate na gelasoume  »

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Michael McKean's film debut. See more »

Soundtracks

White Punks on Dope
Written by Michael Ash Evans, Bill Spooner (as William Edmond Spooner) and Roger Steen (as Roger A. Steen)
from the album "The Tubes"
Performed by The Tubes
available on A&M Records & Tapes
©1975 Pseudo Songs all rights administered by Almo Music Corp.
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Terrible unfunny film from the makers of TUNNELVISION.
19 September 1999 | by (Seattle, Washington) – See all my reviews

This film opened in Seattle in 1978 as a bottom third of the triple bill in one drive-in (with a mini-ad), so I guess Arkoff at A.I.P knew he had a bomb in his hand. Part of the film is shot on video and transfered into film, so it's grainy looking. The rest of the film is on film, and you know you're in trouble when only 10% of the joke works. The title theme is annoying that it'll never leave your mind after seeing this film. The film is not on video, but it's on video in Japan. Maybe Japanese comedy fans might get 90% of the unfunny jokes. Big disappointment for any TUNNELVISION fans.


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