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Cracking Up (1977)

 -  Comedy  -  6 June 1978 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Steve Bluestein
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Jim Fisher
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Walter Concrete
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Barbara Halters
Bob McClurg ...
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Leslie Ackerman
Rowby Goren
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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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Elate na gelasoume  »

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Monty Python's Flying Circus goes bad and American
6 November 2001 | by (Linköping, Sweden) – See all my reviews

This is a really bad movie. This is what happens when Americans get influenced by Monty Python's Flying Circus and someone has a rich parent that can sponsor this disaster of a movie.

The obvious rip-ofs starting with the animated intro are just annoying for me as a MPFC fan. To add to the disaster they try to add some naked people to make the whole thing funnier and the only thing I can say is "Benny Hill does this better!".


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