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Roadie (1980)

 -  Comedy | Musical  -  13 June 1980 (USA)
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A young Texas good ol' boy has a knack with electronic equipment, and that talent gets him a job as a roadie with a raucous traveling rock-and-roll show.

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Lola Bouilliabase
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Corpus C. Redfish
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B.B. Muldoon
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Mohammed Johnson
Rhonda Bates ...
Alice Poo
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Ace
Richard Marion ...
George
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Bird (as Sonny Davis)
Ginger Varney ...
Weather Girl
Al Mays ...
Mohammed's Bodyguard
Cindy Wills ...
Prom Queen
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Tiny
Merle Kilgore ...
Himself
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Himself (as Ramblin' Jack Elliott)
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A young Texas good ol' boy has a knack with electronic equipment, and that talent gets him a job as a roadie with a raucous traveling rock-and-roll show.

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The story of a boy and his equipment. See more »

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Comedy | Musical

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13 June 1980 (USA)  »

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A menedzser  »

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Trivia

Publicity for this picture stated that the film's "Roadie" title refers to a person who is a jack-of-all-trades who works for and accompanies rock groups on tour. A roadie repairs vehicles, sets up equipment, does sound check, makes coffee, acts also as security, fetches and carries, is a general handy-person. See more »

Quotes

Various persons: Everything works if you let it.
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References Charlie's Angels (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

Double Yellow Line
Written by Sue Saad, Anthony Riparetti (as Tomy Riparetti), James Lance and Jeff Monday
Performed by Sue Saad and The Next
Courtesy of Planet Records
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The Great American Movie? Yes Indeed
29 May 1999 | by (Bryan, Texas) – See all my reviews

A movie that skips lightly between bright open plains and scuttling armadillos, dark bars, concert halls, and endless humor without breaking the soundtrack can only result in the dread brainlock. The only movie even close to this in spirit is "Get Crazy", which you probably won't see due to its open advocacy of psychoactive drugs.


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