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Release Date:
6 March 1981 (USA) See more »
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A new high in being lowdown. See more »
Plot:
When Max dies in an accident, he goes straight to hell. But the devil Barney makes him an offer: if... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Comedian Dunlop Dies
 (From WENN. 16 August 2011, 11:56 AM, PDT)

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 (From MovieWeb. 9 April 2011, 8:47 AM, PDT)

Retro Review 1981: The Devil and Max Devlin
 (From Corona's Coming Attractions. 10 March 2011, 1:06 PM, PST)

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Cute Comedy See more (10 total) »

Cast

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Elliott Gould ... Max Devlin

Bill Cosby ... Barney Satin
Susan Anspach ... Penny Hart

Adam Rich ... Toby Hart
Julie Budd ... Stella Summers

Sonny Shroyer ... Big Billy Hunniker

David Knell ... Nerve Nordlinger

Chuck Shamata ... Jerry Nadler
Deborah Baltzell ... Heidi

Ronnie Schell ... Greg Weems
Jeannie Wilson ... Laverne Hunniker
Stanley Brock ... The Counterman
Ted Zeigler ... Mr. Billings
Vic Dunlop ... Brian
Reggie Nalder ... Chairman of Devil's Council

Lillian Müller ... Veronica (Devil Council)
Julie Parrish ... Sheila
Sally Marr ... Mrs. Gormley
Madelyn Cates ... Mrs. Trent
Stu Gilliam ... Orderly #1

Denise DuBarry ... Stella's Secretary
Helene Winston ... Agent Hargraves
Susan Tolsky ... Nerve's Mom
Vernon Weddle ... Justice of the Peace
Ernest Harada ... Motorcycle Scout #1

Bill Saito ... Motorcycle Scout #2
Gustaf Unger ... Gregory (Devil Council)
Bertil Unger ... Julian (Devil Council)
Joseph Burke ... Steven (Devil Council)
Tak Kubota ... Bruce (Devil Council)

Army Archerd ... Himself
Ruth Manning ... Mrs. Davis
Adam Farrar ... Kid at Carnival (as Adam Starr)
Charles Courtland ... Jock #1 (as Chip Courtland)
Rene Lamart ... Jock #2
Mark Andrews ... Jock #3
Teri Landrum ... Susie
Tracie Savage ... Pammy
Nancy Bond ... Mrs. Minushkin
Robert Barron ... Mr. Pepper
Sheila Rogers ... Mrs. Pepper
Peter Renaday ... Studio Engineer (as Pete Renaday)
Albert Able ... M.C. Announcer
Roger Price ... Old Man
Robert S. Telford ... Camper Owner
Wally K. Berns ... Fan at Party
Richard Lasting ... Fan #2 at Grammy's

Mindy Sterling ... Fan #1 at Grammy's
Richard Crystal ... Award Presenter

Steve Eastin ... Larry Binder
James Almanzar ... Ticket Taker
Nick Angotti ... TV Reporter

Gary Morgan ... Record Store D.J.
Jackie Russell ... Carnival Kid's Mom
Ted Noose ... Officer
Jan Jorden ... Woman in Lounge
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bartine Burkett ... An Angel (uncredited)
Sean Kane ... Kid in playground (uncredited)

Directed by
Steven Hilliard Stern 
 
Writing credits
Mary Rodgers (story) and
Jimmy Sangster (story)

Mary Rodgers (screenplay)

Produced by
Jerome Courtland .... producer
Ron Miller .... executive producer
Steven Hilliard Stern .... producer
 
Original Music by
Buddy Baker 
 
Cinematography by
Howard Schwartz 
 
Film Editing by
Ray de Leuw  (as Raymond A. de Leuw)
 
Art Direction by
Leon Harris  (as Leon R. Harris)
John B. Mansbridge 
 
Set Decoration by
Norman Rockett 
Roger M. Shook 
 
Costume Design by
Bill Thomas 
 
Makeup Department
Gloria Montemayor .... hair stylist
Nadia .... makeup artist
Robert J. Schiffer .... makeup supervisor
 
Production Management
John D. Bloss .... production manager (as John Bloss)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Christopher Disney Miller .... second assistant director (as Christopher D. Miller)
Stephen McEveety .... second assistant director (as Stephen M. McEveety)
Irby Smith .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Willie D. Burton .... sound mixer
Willie D. Burton .... sound recordist
Ben Hendricks .... sound editor (as Ben F. Hendricks)
Allen Hurd .... sound
Marvin E. Lewis .... boom operator
Herb Taylor .... sound supervisor
 
Special Effects by
Art Cruickshank .... special effects
Gary D'Amico .... special effects
Danny Lee .... special effects
Mike Reedy .... special effects technician
Ken Speed .... special effects
Hans Metz .... special effects (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
David Mattingly .... matte artist
Sam Nicholson .... visual effects supervisor
 
Stunts
Clarke Coleman .... stunts
Tom Elliott .... stunt coordinator
Richard Epper .... stunt double
Alan Gibbs .... stunt coordinator
Gary Hymes .... stunt performer
Steve Walters .... stunt performer
 
Casting Department
Tina Real .... extras casting: local
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Mary Dye .... costumes: womens
Milton G. Mangum .... costumes: mens
Jack Sandeen .... costume supervisor
 
Music Department
Jack Wadsworth .... music editor
 
Other crew
James Tadevic .... location manager
 

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Runtime:
96 min
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Color (Technicolor)
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Trivia:
This was the first Disney film to contain swearing; the word "damn" is used, as is the phrase "son of a bitch" (albeit unfinished).See more »
Quotes:
Mr. Billings:Hey, Max! My air conditioner is on the fritz and it's hotter then Hell up here!
Barney Satin:[to Max] Ha! He doesn't know how hot Hell is.
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Cute Comedy, 28 June 2014
Author: Rainey-Dawn

This is a film I watched as a kid and I viewed several time. It's cute and it was a popular comedy movie back in the day. The movie has a few moments of being hilarious for an old Disney film.

The movie is OK - I don't think it's the type of movie a person would want to watch several times but it is, however, a movie that is good the first time you view it so I do recommend it for those that want a silly comedy without a bunch of questionable language in it.

If you liked the "Oh God" movies with George Burns then you will most likely enjoy "The Devil and Max Devlin".

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