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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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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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Bands make it rock, but roadies make it roll. See more »

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Comedy | Musical

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13 June 1980 (USA)  »

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Trivia

One night on set, baritones Don Cornelius and Ray Benson had an impromptu contest to determine whose voice was the deepest. Cornelius won. See more »

Quotes

Travis Redfish: Why is my life so much harder than everybody else's?
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Produced by Todd Rundgren (uncredited)
Additional Engineering by John Michael Weaver (uncredited)
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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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