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Underground Aces (1981)

PG | | Comedy | January 1981 (USA)
The escapades of a crew of zany parking lot attendants.

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The escapades of a crew of zany parking lot attendants.

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They are parking lot zanies at the most luxurious hotel in Beverly Hills...and when they take aim, not a car or a dame is ever the same. See more »

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A Grande Escapada  »

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Underground Aces
Composed and Performed by The Commodores
Courtesy of Motown Records
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15 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Underground Aces" was released to movie theaters...I saw it as a youngster. Remember, this was back in the day, as cfc_can mentioned, of movies like "Car Wash"...which were a dime a dozen. Comedy ruled the day. I agree, though, that this film can be a guilty pleasure, just like "The Gumball Rally." (Another obscure 1976 film.) I went to see "Underground Aces" because I loved "Battlestar Galactica." Worth noting is "Underground Aces" director Robert Butler, who cut his teeth on many a Disney film and television show. Another star of note (and a staple of television) in an early film role (after her appearance in "1941") is Audrey Landers.


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