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Porklips Now (1980)

 -  Comedy | Short  -  October 1980 (USA)
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Spoof of Apocalypse Now has health inspector Will Dullard traveling by car "uptown" with two friends to have a meeting with a certain Mertz, the owner of a meat processing shop, to "... See full summary »

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Spoof of Apocalypse Now has health inspector Will Dullard traveling by car "uptown" with two friends to have a meeting with a certain Mertz, the owner of a meat processing shop, to "investigate with extreme predjudice." Written by Anonymous

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As the film this lampoons had two endings, this film has three. See more »

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Mertz: I was sad because I had no shoes. Until I met a man... who had no socks.
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A hilarious, dead-on parody of Apocalypse Now!
13 March 1999 | by (Virginia) – See all my reviews

This is one of best, funniest movie spoofs I've ever seen. Favorite quote: Mertz: Do you find my method...acting...unsound? Dullard: I saw no acting at all.


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