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Lunch Wagon (1981)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime  |  September 1981 (USA)
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Three women start a lunch wagon business but run into stiff resistance from their competitor Mr. Schmeckler: their presence is interfering with some sort of illegal activity he's involved ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pamela Jean Bryant ...
Marcy (as Pamela Bryant)
Rosanne Katon ...
Shannon
Candy Moore ...
Diedre
Rick Podell ...
Al Schmeckler
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Biff
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The Turtle
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Mrs. Schmeckler
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Arnie
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Sunshine
Vic Dunlop ...
Ralph
Anthony Charnota ...
Herman
George Memmoli ...
Andy
...
Danny Death
Nels Van Patten ...
Scotty
Maurice Sneed ...
Ben
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Three women start a lunch wagon business but run into stiff resistance from their competitor Mr. Schmeckler: their presence is interfering with some sort of illegal activity he's involved in. While Schmeckler busies himself trying to sabotage their wagon, the women are busy falling in love with construction guys and rock musicians. Two bumbling diamond thieves create complications for both sides. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Trivia

Dale Bozzio, Terry Bozzio, and Warren Cuccurullo from the band Missing Persons appeared in this film prior to their first album. See more »

Goofs

When we first see the newly-painted "Luv Bites" truck, there are two hearts painted on the rear. The hearts then disappear in all subsequent rear shots of the truck. See more »


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I Like Boys
Written by Terry Bozzio, Dale Bozzio and Warren Cuccurullo
Performed by Missing Persons (as U.S. Drag)
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good clean fun
8 March 1999 | by See all my reviews

Lunch Wagon is a fun little comedy, about 3 girls trying to make it in the lunch wagon business, when they are pursued by a couple of bumbling jewel thieves. It has a new wave look about it, and never gets too goofy. Look for missing persons, and a lot of naked women...


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