Philo Beddoe is an easy-going trucker and a great fist-fighter. With two friends - Orville, who promotes prize-fights for him, and Clyde, the orangutan he won on a bet - he roams the San ... See full summary »
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Philo Beddoe is an easy-going trucker and a great fist-fighter. With two friends - Orville, who promotes prize-fights for him, and Clyde, the orangutan he won on a bet - he roams the San Fernando Valley in search of cold beer, country music and the occasional punch-up. But he is floored himself by a dainty little country and western singer, who gives him the slip when she realizes he's getting too serious. Phil, Clyde and Orville set off in pursuit, pestered by bikers. Written by
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The Warner Brothers studio first released the picture in smaller theaters first as their big-budget marquee movie Superman (1978) was occupying the larger cinemas. See more »
In the scene at the lake, when Pilo jumps out of the tree, he stands up and does a Tarzan impression. The sound is not heard until the view cuts to looking across the lake. See more »
[At a campsite]
Well, I don't suppose you know of a Ladies room hereabouts?
There all over. Just pick one.
[Echo heads for the nearest Ladies room]
She's something, ain't she?
She sure is. You're full of all kinds of surprises these days.
Well... Say... Listen, I wanna say that I appreciate your making her feel to home.
Orville Boggs, Philo Beddoe:
There's something out there. My God! It's horrible. It a monster! I've never see it. It's not even a bear!
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Clint Eastwood finally shows a funny, soft side to his macho persona in this humorous action/comedy about a good-hearted brawler who adopts a sneaky orangutan named Clyde and they embark in a funny journey for reasons God only knows why. With the gritty brawl scenes and the constant redneck humor, this would make the viewer wonder why did old Dirty Harry himself would be in a movie like this? It looks like something from the weird minds of Burt Reynolds and Hal Ne
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