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Die Laughing (1980)

 -  Comedy  -  April 1980 (USA)
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A San Francisco cab driver find 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 ... See full summary »

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Arnold
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Sophie
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Mueller
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Thelma
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Charlie
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Gregor the Giant
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A San Francisco cab driver find 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. Written by Anonymous

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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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Elsa Lanchester's final film. See more »

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ALL I WANT IS LOVE
Written and Performed by Robby Benson
Lyrics by Jerry Segal
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A cute, fun sleeper
29 April 2003 | by (DFW) – See all my reviews

This is one of those not-so-great movies technically, but is fun to watch every few years. The music *is* good (if you are receptive to Robby Benson, 1970's folkish material. The characters are interesting. The story is same-old, so watch it for the occasional scenes that will tickle your funny bone and charm their way into your subconscious. Watch it with your favorite SO, and soon you too will be repeating lines like, "Ya gotta KNOCK, KNOCK, KNOCK!" and "Pinsky!? Pinsky!? What Pinsky? Where Pinsky? ..... 'Minsky'!!!!" and of course, "Doing, doing, doing.."


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