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

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13 June 1980 (USA)  »

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At one point in production Paul Williams was slated to play Bird, but writer Big Boy Medlin lobbied for Sonny Carl Davis to play the role, which he ultimately won. See more »

Quotes

Lola Bouilliabase: The musicians make it rock, but the roadies make it roll!
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References West Side Story (1961) See more »

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Foolish Faith
Written by Leslie Simonds
Performed by Alvin Crow
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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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