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Stir Crazy (1980)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime  |  12 December 1980 (USA)
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Skip and Harry are framed for a bank robbery and end up in a western prison. The two eastern boys are having difficulty adjusting to the new life until the warden finds that Skip has a ... See full summary »

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Jesus Ramirez (as Miguelangel Suarez)
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Deputy Ward Wilson
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Warden Henry Sampson
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Len Garber
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Grossberger (as Erland Van Lidth De Jeude)
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Teresa Ramirez
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Storyline

Skip and Harry are framed for a bank robbery and end up in a western prison. The two eastern boys are having difficulty adjusting to the new life until the warden finds that Skip has a natural talent for riding broncos with the inter-prison rodeo coming up. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Two jailbirds who just want out of the cage. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime

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Release Date:

12 December 1980 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Locos de remate  »

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Box Office

Gross:

$101,500,000 (USA)
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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The character of Warden Walter Beatty played by Barry Corbin was frequently referred to in the movie as "Warden Beatty" as this spoofed the name of actor Warren Beatty. See more »

Goofs

When the cowboy at the bar sends a punching bag flying across the bar and into some hanging lights, it is obvious that the punching bag is sent flying by the use of wires rather than the cowboys punch alone. Since it is suspended by wires the punching bag is seen bouncing unrealistically for several seconds after hitting the lights. See more »

Quotes

Warden Walter Beatty: You're gonna represent Glenboro prison in the annual Top Hand-competition. Congratulations!
Skip Donahue: Oh! Oh my god! Warden! I can't do that!
Warden Walter Beatty: What in the hell are you talking about...?
Skip Donahue: Well, I should have told you in your office! My mother was a veterinarian! I can't have anything to do with the exploatation of animals, she'd turn over in her grave!
Warden Walter Beatty: I don't believe you heard me correctly. This is very important to me!
Skip Donahue: Important to you? My mother is watching over every step I make! Do you know that my ...
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Referenced in Psych: Any Given Friday Night at 10PM, 9PM Central (2009) See more »

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Crazy
Sung by Gene Wilder
Composed by Michael Masser and Randy Goodrum
Produced by Michael Masser
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no laughs???? CHECK YOUR PULSE!!!!!!!

the scene when grossberger meets pryor, and wilder alone is worth it! and when they are playing cards!!!!! and wilder's "back problem cure" scene is astounding!!!!! these two actors were made to work together!


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