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The Hollywood Knights (1980)

 -  Comedy  -  30 May 1980 (USA)
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Led by their comedic and pranking leader, Newbomb Turk, the Hollywood Knights car gang raise hell throughout Beverly Hills on Halloween Night, 1965. Everything from drag racing to Vietnam ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Julius Averitt ...
Earle
Steve Ballard ...
Mechanic
Phil Berle ...
Homeowner
...
Pledge (as Michael Binder)
Herbert Bress ...
Homeowner
...
Driving Instructor
...
Pledge
...
Do Wopper
Al Chalk ...
Do Wopper
Dawn Clark ...
PomPom Girl
...
Himself
Daniel Davies ...
Pledge
Denyse Diane ...
Homeowner
Michele Drake ...
Cheerleader
...
Sally
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Led by their comedic and pranking leader, Newbomb Turk, the Hollywood Knights car gang raise hell throughout Beverly Hills on Halloween Night, 1965. Everything from drag racing to Vietnam to high school love. Written by Jeff Ruebel <riptide@one.net>

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Beverly Hills and the civilized world will never forget them. See more »

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Comedy

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R | See all certifications »

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30 May 1980 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hollywood lovagjai  »

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Trivia

When the crew of Smitty's Speed Shop is gathered around the Ford, Duke (Tony Danza) asks, "Is this piss yellow?" The answer given is, "It's Tony Nancy yellow". Tony Nancy, a Southern California car customizer and drag racer known for his yellow cars, was involved with the film. See more »

Goofs

When Newbomb is making the tape in the girls bathroom he says "...Tubby's drive in." Yet when it is played at the party the tape has added dialog. It now says, "...Tubby's drive in this Halloween night." See more »

Quotes

Brenda Weintraub: [Tape played over the PA system at the dance] Did you hear about Jean Freidman? I heard she had an abortion in Tijuana.
Shirley Weintraub: That's doesn't surprise me. I heard she gave half the football team the clap.
[chuckles]
Shirley Weintraub: They sure played like they still had it last week.
Newbomb Turk: That was the 'Ironbox' Twins, Brenda and Shirley Weintraub, coming to you live from the ladies' room at Tubby's Drive-In.
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Connections

References Lawrence of Arabia (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

I Hear a Symphony
Written by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier and Eddie Holland
Performed by The Supremes
Courtesy of Motown Recording Corporation
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Low brow humor at its best
9 June 1999 | by (Palatine, IL) – See all my reviews

Trashy, sophomoric, offensive and very, very funny! I keep a watch for this film as it shows up on Cinemax every so often. I love the two cops and the whole bit about spiking the punch. Robert Wuhl's rendition of "Volare" in the gym is a gas!

Truly one of the most hilarious movies ever made.


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