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Caveman (1981)

PG | | Comedy, Romance | 17 April 1981 (USA)
A cave-man seeks revenge on a much larger competitor for the hand of a beautiful cave-woman.

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(as Rudy de Luca),
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Lar
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Gog
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Ta
Mark King ...
Ruck
Paco Morayta ...
Flok
Evan C. Kim ...
Nook (as Evan Kim)
Ed Greenberg ...
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Jack Scalici ...
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

In the Stone Age, the strong caveman Tonda is the leader of a hostile tribe and the outcast Atouk feels unrequited desire for Tonda's mate Lana. One day, Atouk is walking with his best friend Lar and they meet the cavewoman Tala. They save her blind father Gog 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. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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A pre-histerical comedy! See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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17 April 1981 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El cavernícola  »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$15,965,924
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In an interview, Shelley Long said that at her audition, she didn't speak any English. She responded to everything with an ad-libbed series of grunts. It obviously worked. See more »

Goofs

The stab wounds and burns that Atouk inflicts on the Tyrannosaurus all seem to completely clear up in less than twenty-four hours. See more »

Quotes

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

The Critters Abominable Snowman ... Richard Moll Tyrannosaurus Rex ... Himself Big Horned Lizard ... Himself Pterodactyl ... Herself Howling Lizard ... Himself See more »

Connections

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

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22 February 2002 | by See all my reviews

Ex-Beatle Starr joins a jock and some real actors in this zany stone age romp. I suppose the ringed one will never be a top actor but I always enjoy his films. This stuff was so goofy it kept me in stitches the whole time. Solid fun with loads of laughs.


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