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Die Laughing (1980)

PG | | Comedy | April 1980 (USA)
A San Francisco cab driver finds himself in possession of a monkey that is carrying a formula for turning atomic waste into a plutonium bomb. He finds himself framed for a murder and chased all over town by people trying to get the formula.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Pinsky
Linda Grovenor ...
Amy
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Arnold
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Sophie
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Mueller
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Thelma
Marty Zagon ...
Friend
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Bock
Sam Krachmalnick ...
Zhukov
Michael David Lee ...
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Davis
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Charlie
Charles Harwood ...
Marvin
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Betty
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Gregor the Giant
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A San Francisco cab driver finds himself in possession of a monkey that is carrying a formula for turning atomic waste into a plutonium bomb. He finds himself framed for a murder and chased all over town by people trying to get the formula.

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As a singer, he's a killer. As a lover, he's a killer. As a killer, he's a lovely singer.

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Comedy

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PG
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April 1980 (USA)  »

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As Aventuras de Um Taxista  »

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Sam Krachmalnik, who played the main Russian villain Zhukov, was the Orchestra Conductor for UCLA at the time this movie was made. He had not acted in film prior to this role. See more »


Soundtracks

ASTRO DISCO
Performed by Apollo
Courtesy of Motown Record Corporation
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Good movie, great music
22 August 1998 | by (Central PA) – See all my reviews

This movie is lots of fun. The music makes it a great movie viewing experience.


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