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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Down-home Texas boy Travis W. Redfish falls hard for Lola Bouilliabase, a glitter-spangled groupie determined to lose her virginity to Alice Cooper. Hoping to woo her, Travis signs with a traveling rock band and soon finds himself celebrated as the greatest roadie of all time! Between concerts, Travis uses his wits to make sure that the show goes on, no matter where, no matter what. This does not take long for Travis to realize that, compared to the great rock circus, there's no place like home. However, Lola's date with destiny (and Cooper) to become the greatest groupie of all time looms. Can true love survive rock 'n' roll? Written by MGM/UA Home Video

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The ultimate rock 'n' roll fantasy. See more »

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13 June 1980 (USA)  »

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The film's central character Travis W. Redfish (played by Meat Loaf) was originally created by Texas writer Big Boy Medlin for a Texas newspaper column. See more »

Quotes

Corpus C. Redfish: [using the remote to shut off the large number of TVs he is constantly watching] Never did like TV.
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References Charlie's Angels (1976) See more »

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Eyes of Texas
Written by John Lang Sinclair (as J.L. Sinclair)
Performed by Hank Williams Jr. and Roy Orbison
Hank Williams Jr. courtesy of Elektra Records and Curb Productions
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Slows a bit, but a great movie to listen to while doing something else.
6 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The movie slows down abit after the Austin bar fight scene. But before, the movie is tight and has good dialog. I probably am biased because I am from Texas.

Everything from Roy Orbinson, to the Shiner beer truck to the armadillos, and especially to Muhamed Johnson mispronouncing Redfish's name is great. Other than King of the Hill it is probably the best caricature of Texas that I have seen.

Now as a band cameo movie it isn't that great but Meatloaf in brainlock is worth watching just to hear what he says.

It's a classic in my opinion.


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