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Every Which Way But Loose (1978)

 -  Action | Comedy  -  20 December 1978 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Orville
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Echo
Walter Barnes ...
Tank Murdock
George Chandler ...
Clerk at D.M.V.
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Woody
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Herb
Bill McKinney ...
Dallas
William O'Connell ...
Elmo
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Dan Vadis ...
Frank
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Putnam
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Trailer Court Manager
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Ma
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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 David Wark <dwark@automail.com>

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20 December 1978 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Coming of Philo Beddoe  »

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$5,200,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$105,918,400 (USA)
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Trivia

Clint Eastwood's boxing coach for the film was Al Silvani, who used to train Jake LaMotta, and had recently prepared Sylvester Stallone for Rocky (1976). See more »

Goofs

When the officer falls down at the lake and lands face to face with the rattle snake, you can clearly see the glass that separates the actor and the snake. See more »

Quotes

Orville Boggs: Are those guys coming after me? Those guys are coming AFTER me.
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Referenced in Cannonball Run II (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Behind Closed Doors
Written by Kenny O'Dell (as D. O'Dell)
Sung by Charlie Rich
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No Nonsense
14 November 2002 | by See all my reviews

I love Clint in this. He doesn't pretend to moralise. He just likes punching guys as hard and as many times as he can. He knows he's good at it, and he knows the women love him for it.

There are a few too many villains. We could have done without the stupid bikies. The real villain, of course, is the country music singer. Nice touch, that.


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