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Director:
Writer:
Jeremy Joe Kronsberg (written by)
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Release Date:
20 December 1978 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Clint Eastwood will turn you Every Which Way But Loose
Plot:
Philo Beddoe is an easy-going trucker and a great fist-fighter. With two friends - Orville, who promotes prize-fights for him... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
1 win See more »
User Reviews:
cultural classic See more (58 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Clint Eastwood ... Philo Beddoe

Sondra Locke ... Lynn Halsey-Taylor

Geoffrey Lewis ... Orville

Beverly D'Angelo ... Echo
Walter Barnes ... Tank Murdock
George Chandler ... Clerk at D.M.V.

Roy Jenson ... Woody

James McEachin ... Herb
Bill McKinney ... Dallas
William O'Connell ... Elmo

John Quade ... Cholla
Dan Vadis ... Frank

Gregory Walcott ... Putnam

Hank Worden ... Trailer Court Manager

Ruth Gordon ... Ma

Jerry Brutsche ... Sweeper Driver
Cary Michael Cheifer ... Kincaid's Manager

Janet Cole Notey ... Girl at Palomino (as Janet Louise Cole)
Sam Gilman ... Fat Man's Friend

Chuck Hicks ... Trucker
Timothy P. Irvin ... M.C. at Zanzabar
Tim Irwin ... Bandleader
Billy Jackson ... Bettor

Joyce Jameson ... Sybil
Richard Jamison ... Harlan
Jackson D. Kane ... Man at Bowling Alley
Jeremy Joe Kronsberg ... Bruno (as Jeremy Kronsberg)
Fritz Manes ... Bartender at Zanzabar
Michael Mann ... Church's Manager
Lloyd Nelson ... Bartender
George Orrison ... Fight Spectator
Thelma Pelish ... Lady Customer
William J. Quinn ... Kincaid
Tom Runyon ... Bartender at Palomino
Bruce Scott ... Schyler
Al Silvani ... Tank Murdock's Manager
Hartley Silver ... Bartender
Al Stellone ... Fat Man
Jan Stratton ... Waitress
Mike Wagner ... Trucker
Guy Way ... Bartender
George P. Wilbur ... Church (as George Wilbur)

Gary Davis ... Biker
Scott Dockstader ... Biker
Orwin C. Harvey ... Biker (as Orwin Harvey)
Gene LeBell ... Biker
Chuck Waters ... Biker
Jerry Wills ... Biker
Manis ... Clyde
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Phil Everly ... Singer in Club (uncredited)

Harry Guardino ... James Beekman (uncredited)
Clay Hodges ... First Opponent (uncredited)
Harry Middlebrooks ... Piano Player for Tillis (uncredited)
Frank Noel ... Fight Trainer (uncredited)
Charlie Rich ... Himself (uncredited)

Thomas Rosales Jr. ... Young Trucker (uncredited)

Judson Scott ... Biker (uncredited)

Mel Tillis ... Himself (uncredited)
Roxanne Tunis ... Extra (uncredited)

Directed by
James Fargo 
 
Writing credits
Jeremy Joe Kronsberg (written by)

Produced by
Robert Daley .... producer
Jeremy Joe Kronsberg .... associate producer
Fritz Manes .... associate producer
 
Cinematography by
Rexford L. Metz (director of photography) (as Rexford Metz)
 
Film Editing by
Joel Cox 
Ferris Webster 
 
Art Direction by
Elayne Barbara Ceder  (as Elayne Ceder)
 
Set Decoration by
Robert De Vestel 
 
Makeup Department
Dorothea Long .... hairstylist (as Dorothie J. Long)
Don Schoenfeld .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Billy Ray Smith .... unit production manager
Ernest B. Wehmeyer .... unit production manager (as Ernest Wehmeyer)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Larry Powell .... assistant director
Wendy Shear .... second assistant director
Al Silvani .... second assistant director
Alain Silver .... second assistant director (as Alain J. Silver)
 
Art Department
Edward Aiona .... property master (as Eddie Aiona)
Bud Pine .... construction coordinator
 
Sound Department
Gene Eliot .... sound effects editor
Bert Hallberg .... sound
Marvin I. Kosberg .... sound effects editor
Vern Poore .... re-recording mixer
Josef von Stroheim .... sound effects editor (as Joe Von Stroheim)
Jerry Jacobson .... adr editor (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Chuck Gaspar .... special effects
 
Stunts
BJ Davis .... stunt double: Bill McKinney
George Dockstader .... double
Bobby Porter .... double
Buddy Van Horn .... stunt coordinator (as Wayne Van Horn)
George Cheung .... stunts (uncredited)
Larry Duran .... stunts (uncredited)
Andy Epper .... stunts (uncredited)
Tony Epper .... stunts (uncredited)
Ken Ferguson .... stunt performer: Biker (uncredited)
Mickey Gilbert .... stunts (uncredited)
Chuck Hicks .... stunts (uncredited)
Larry Holt .... stunts (uncredited)
Kevin N. Johnston .... stunts (uncredited)
Hubie Kerns Jr. .... stunts (uncredited)
Gene LeBell .... stunts (uncredited)
Troy Melton .... stunts (uncredited)
Mary Peters .... stunts (uncredited)
Thomas Rosales Jr. .... stunts (uncredited)
Rick Sawaya .... stunts (uncredited)
Chuck Waters .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Paul Caven .... best boy
Jack N. Green .... camera operator (as Jack Green)
Bud Heller .... second grip (as Bud Heller III)
Jack Johnson .... key grip
Gemma La Mana .... still photographer (as Gemma LaMana)
Robert D. McBride .... camera assistant (as Robert McBride)
Louis Niemeyer .... camera assistant
Don Nygren .... gaffer
David Macdonald .... grip (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Glenn Wright .... costume supervisor
 
Music Department
Steve Dorff .... conductor
Snuff Garrett .... music supervisor
Donald Harris .... music editor
Grover B. Helsley .... music mixer (as Grover Helsley)
 
Transportation Department
Tim Hill .... transportation coordinator
Billy Kaundart .... driver (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Eudie Charnes .... production secretary
George Dockstader .... motorcycles furnished by
Don Mink .... auditor
James Moffett .... first aid
Lloyd Nelson .... script supervisor
Cherie Pardo .... secretary to the producer
Sheridan Dar Reid .... location manager (as Sheridan 'Dar' Reid)
Dominic Santarone .... caterer
Ruth Santarone .... caterer
Harry Zubrinsky .... location manager
Phil Everly .... singing coach: Sondra Locke (uncredited)
Ralph Helfer .... animal supervisor: Africa U.S.A. (uncredited)
 
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Runtime:
110 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:M (DVD rating) | Finland:K-16 | Iceland:12 | Netherlands:12 | Norway:16 | Singapore:PG | Spain:13 | Sweden:15 (cut) | UK:AA (original rating) (passed with cuts) | UK:12 (tv rating) | UK:12 (re-rating) (2006) | UK:15 (video rating) (1986) | USA:PG | West Germany:16 (nf)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Clint Eastwood's first completely "pure" comedy feature film though Paint Your Wagon (1969), a musical, was also humorous.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: 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:
Philo Beddoe:I'm not afraid of any man, but when it comes to sharing my feelings with a woman, my stomach turns to royal gelatin.See more »
Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
Six Pack To GoSee more »

FAQ

List: Wacky boxing
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27 out of 30 people found the following review useful.
cultural classic, 23 November 2003
Author: bustercolon from texas

Right turn Clyde. A man, a monkey, some hells angels wannabee's and some dude named Orville. What more could you want? Throw in some bare knuckle action of Clint breaking everyones face loose and its a classic. This is without a doubt one of the all time late night classics. The story, (its fluff), revolves around blue collar tough guy Filo Beddo and his buddies. One of which is Clyde, an orangatan and Orville, a greasey tow tuck driver. Which is worse is up to you. The gang gets into some bare knuckle boxing fights for cash and heads out on the road. Running into trouble with a hilarious wannabe biker gang and ending up with a showdown between Tank Murdock and Philo for some sort of tough guy championship. The movie is dated, has some cheasy music, (at least its not disco) lots of fight scenes, some great running gags at bikers, cops, rhinestone cowboys, and generally anyone clint doesnt like, but its very enjoyable and definitely worth a trip to blockbuster.

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