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Gas (1981)

 -  Comedy  -  July 1981 (USA)
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Susan Anspach stars in this comedy as a news reporter who investigates a story about stolen milk causing milk and gas prices to rise. During the course of her investigation, other people ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Susan Anspach ...
Jane Beardsley
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Matt Lloyd
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Duke Stuyvesant
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Rhonda
Sandee Currie ...
Sarah Marshal
Peter Aykroyd ...
Ed Marshal
Keith Knight ...
Ira
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Lou Picard
Philip Akin ...
Lincoln Jones
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Guido Vespucci
Paul Kelman ...
Nino Vespucci
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Nick the Noz
Dustin Waln ...
Earl Stuyvesant
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Baron Stuyvesant
Harvey Chao ...
Lee Kwan
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Susan Anspach stars in this comedy as a news reporter who investigates a story about stolen milk causing milk and gas prices to rise. During the course of her investigation, other people become involved, culminating in a multiple car chase. Written by Ari Herzog <ari@ici.net>

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The comedy that pumps the fun into summer.

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July 1981 (USA)  »

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A tutto gas  »

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CAD 6,500,000 (estimated)
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Just Between You and Me
by Myles Goodwyn
© 1981 Northern Goody Two-Tunes LTD (ASCAP)
Performed by April Wine
Courtesy of Capitol Records Inc. and Aquarious Records
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I'd rather have crippling indigestion than watch this again

Wacky send-up of the gas crisis. This stillborn political farce centers around milk prices driving up gasoline prices. Just close your eyes and I'm sure you can predict the idiotic Arab gags.

The "conscience" of the movie is supposed to be Donald Sutherland as "Nozzle Nick" a helicopter traffic reporter. His 10 minutes on screen negate every good thing Mr. Sutherland has ever done.

Everyone who appeared in this one is a bad, bad person.


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