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Caveman (1981)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Sci-Fi  |  17 April 1981 (USA)
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A caveman seeks revenge on a much larger competitor for the hand of a beautiful cavewoman.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Atouk
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Lar
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Tala
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Gog
Cork Hubbert ...
Ta
Mark King ...
Ruck
Paco Morayta ...
Flok
Evan C. Kim ...
Nook (as Evan Kim)
Ed Greenberg ...
Kalta
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Jack Scalici ...
Folg
Erika Carlsson ...
Folg's Mate (as Erica Carlson)
Gigi Vorgan ...
Folg's Daughter
Sara López Sierra ...
Folg's Younger Daughter (as Sara Lopez Sierra)
Esteban Valdez ...
Folg's Son
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A simple caveman accidently becomes leader of a clan of cavemisfits and outcasts. But he ultimately wants to outsmart the bigger, stronger leader of his former clan and win the affection of a beautiful cavewoman. Written by <jgp3553@excite.com>

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A pre-histerical comedy! See more »

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Comedy | Sci-Fi

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17 April 1981 (USA)  »

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El cavernícola  »

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Directorial debut of a theatrical feature for Carl Gottlieb. See more »

Goofs

When the blind Zog discovers the white pumpkin and Atook throws it at the dinosaur; the pumpkin that lands on the dinosaur is orange. See more »

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[first lines]
Atouk: Macha! Macha! Macha!
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Hilarious Silliness
13 January 2015 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In the Stone Age, the strong caveman Tonda (John Matuszak) is the leader of a hostile tribe and the outcast Atouk (Ringo Starr) feels unrequited desire for Tonda's mate Lana (Barbara Bach). One day, Atouk is walking with his best friend Lar (Dennis Quaid) and they meet the cavewoman Tala (Shelley Long). They save her blind father Gog (Jack Gilford) from a tar pit and Tala fells unrequited affection for Atouk. Soon the smart Atouk becomes the leader of the misfit tribe and dispute the leadership of the whole clan and Lana with Tonda. But in the end, the leader needs a worthwhile mate.

"Caveman" is a hilarious silliness and is among the silliest movies ever made. But is funny and makes laugh a lot with the gags. The movie has its own language that is very easy to translate and understand the meaning of the words. Shelley Long is very beautiful and this movie introduced Ringo Starr to Barbara Bach that married each other in the end of the release year (1981). In the end, it is worthwhile watching this entertaining comedy. My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): "Caveman – O Homem das Cavernas" ("Caveman – The Caveman")


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