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Any Which Way You Can (1980)

PG  |   |  Action, Comedy  |  17 December 1980 (USA)
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Philo takes part in a bare knuckle fight - as he does - to make some more money than he can earn from his car repair business. He decides to retire from fighting, but when the Mafia come ... See full summary »

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Philo takes part in a bare knuckle fight - as he does - to make some more money than he can earn from his car repair business. He decides to retire from fighting, but when the Mafia come along and arrange another fight, he is pushed into it. A motorcycle gang and an orangutan called Clyde all add to the 'fun'. Written by Colin Tinto <cst@imdb.com>

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Faster, funnier and wilder. It'll knock you out.

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Mit Vollgas nach San Fernando  »

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One of Clint Eastwood's most successful films at the box-office. So was the movie's precursor Every Which Way But Loose (1978). Both films, when adjusted for inflation into constant dollars, are still big box-office titles, this movie being ranked in the Top 200 grossing films of all-time. See more »

Goofs

When Clyde is "scrapping" Patrick Scarf's Cadillac, we see him just tapping the roof of the car, but in the shot from inside the car, the whole front of the roof of the car being caved in. In the next shot we see Clyde just tapping on the roof again, while the roof is back to its original shape. See more »

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Orville Boggs: He killed two men last year.
Philo Beddoe: No. Only one.
Orville Boggs: So what? The other guy's laying someplace with nothin' below the neck but memories.
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Follows Every Which Way But Loose (1978) See more »

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Any Which Way You Can
Written by Milton Brown (as M. Brown), Steve Dorff (as S. Dorff) and Snuff Garrett (as S. Garrett)
Sung by Glen Campbell
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Better than the first one
17 April 2001 | by (Newcastle, England) – See all my reviews

It may not be saying much, but Any Which Way You Can is much better than Every Which Way But Loose.

The biker gang are funnier this time around, Clyde gets far more screen time (which is a good thing), and the big fight near the end is a fairly brutal cracker.

A no-brainer, certainly, but who can resist seeing Barry Corbin driving his plane along the roads, in order to get to the fight?


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