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Roadie (1980)

PG  |   |  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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Travis W. Redfish
Kaki Hunter ...
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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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

B. B. Muldoone: Uh oh. Travis has a brainlock.
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Features Independence Day (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

Beaumont Rag
Arranged by Ray Benson and Danny Levin
Performed by Asleep at the Wheel
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FUN MOVIE
30 June 2001 | by (NEW YORK) – See all my reviews

Roadie is a fun movie with a chance to see some rock and rollers on the screen. Meatloaf stars and plays a roadie (big stretch there) who is great at fixing stuff and inventing things. A talent he picked up from his Dad played by the unforgettable Art Carney (the one and only Ed Norton from The Honeymooners). Well Meatloaf hits the road and helps the likes of Debbie Harry and her band Blondie, Alice Cooper, Hank Williams Jr among others. Blondie really sound great singing Ring of Fire. The movie is fun and humorous.


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