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Any Which Way You Can (1980)

 -  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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Action | Comedy

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Mit Vollgas nach San Fernando  »

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Goofs

When the bikers are fighting over the wigs, the 'invisible' cap covering the hair of one of the bikers is clearly loose - the biker with the red bandanna round his neck. See more »

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Lynn Halsey-Taylor: What are you gonna do with them?
[referring to the tarred Black Widows]
Philo Beddoe: We can't leave 'em here. Dogs'll come along and piss on 'em.
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Philo Beddoe: Ain't fair to the dogs.
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Referenced in Cannonball Run II (1984) See more »

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You're The Reason God Made Oklahoma
Written by Larry Collins (as L. Collins) and Sandy Pinkard (as S. Pinkard)
Sung by David Frizzell and Shelly West
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More of a plot this time.
31 March 2003 | by See all my reviews

This one has more of a plot than the first one, but I still like the first one a bit more. This time the Clint Eastwood character gets reunited with Sandra Locke. Why he takes her back and so quickly is anyone's guess. A mafia type group wants to set up a fight between Eastwood's character and this real tough guy. He accepts, but later declines when they learn that the guy he is going to fight once killed a guy. The mafia people don't like the fact he backs out and tries other ways to persuade him to fight. The biker gang returns as do many of the main characters. In the end, the fight takes to place, but man is it long. To long in fact, the ending fight just drags a bit too much. All in all though it is a pretty funny movie, but there is just something about the first I still like more.


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