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UFOria (1985)

 -  Comedy | Sci-Fi  -  October 1985 (USA)
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Sheldon Bart is a drifter, and a small-time con man. He meets his old friend, Brother Bud, a big-time con man into faith healing and fencing stolen cars, at his revival tent outside a small... See full summary »

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Arlene Stewart
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Brother Bud Sanders
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Sheldon Bart
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Naomi
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George Martin
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Delores (as Diane Diefendorf)
Robert Gray ...
Emile
Ted Harris ...
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Toby
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Celia Martin
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Colonel
Alan Beckwith ...
Brother Roy
Andrew Winner ...
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Gas Station Attendant
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Sheldon Bart is a drifter, and a small-time con man. He meets his old friend, Brother Bud, a big-time con man into faith healing and fencing stolen cars, at his revival tent outside a small town. While he's helping Brother Bud, he falls in love with Arlene, a local supermarket clerk who believes in UFOs and is deeply religious and deeply lonely. When Arlene has a vision of a coming UFO, everyone deals with it in their own way. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Completed in 1980, this film sat on the shelf for several years. According to a 1983 Rolling Stone article, the studio was unable to come up with a marketing plan for such a quirky, unusual film. See more »

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Arlene Stewart: Oh Toby, there's a Space Ship coming, and it's gonna be like Noah and i am gonna be Noah.
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Crazy with the Heat
Performed by Hank Williams Jr.
Courtesy of Mike Curb Productions Inc.
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A fun quirky comedy
4 May 2012 | by (Victoria, BC) – See all my reviews

It took the producers of "Uforia" five years before they could find a distributor willing to release it. My guess is that distributors couldn't think of an easy way to market a movie that is very unconventional and doesn't follow an easy-to-report formula. This is a character-based movie, not really one with a substantial plot, but don't let that discourage you from giving the movie a try. The characters are not only all likable, they all have various quirks that make them interesting to watch talking and interacting with each other. As a bonus, the movie has a great country and western soundtrack (and I normally dislike that music genre!) The only real flaw the movie has is the very ending, which seems out of place for a movie that otherwise focuses on characters. But despite that ending, this movie is a gem well worth your time.


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