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Caveman (1981)

 -  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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Storyline

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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Back when you had to beat it before you could eat it... See more »

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Comedy | Sci-Fi

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Release Date:

17 April 1981 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El cavernícola  »

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Trivia

The only actor who speaks any English in this movie is Evan C. Kim as Nook. This standout plays like Marcel Marceau being the only actor who speaks in Mel Brooks' Silent Movie (1976). When Nook speaks normal English in this movie, it is funny because none of the other actors can understand him, but the audience can. 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 »

Quotes

[first lines]
Atouk: Macha! Macha! Macha!
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Crazy Credits

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Connections

Spoofs The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) See more »

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User Reviews

Hysterical

I had pretty low expectations when I first saw this movie. I then found it hilariously funny. Some of the humor is a little juvenile, but the "caveman" language (developed by Ringo Starr himself ... I think he claimed once on the Tonight Show that his favorite word was "zug-zug," which meant "having sex") was great; also an amusing scene where the cavemen who speak this language meet a caveman who speaks English and tries to teach it to them.

Not to mention dumb dinosaurs, a humungous mosquito, Atouk's (Ringo Starr) pile of unappreciated inventions, and Lana's (Bach) come-uppance at the end.

Good, mindless fun.


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