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Die Laughing (1980)

PG | | Comedy, Crime, Music | 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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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 | Crime | Music | Romance

Certificate:

PG
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April 1980 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

As Aventuras de Um Taxista  »

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Filmed concert scenes at the Club Fugazi in San Francisco. A general call for extras for the concert audience was placed in local media and several hundred people showed up. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Fade to Black (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

Mr. Weinstein
Written by Robby Benson and Jerry Segal (I)'
Performed by Robby Benson
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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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