Gas (1981)

R  |   |  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 overview, first billed only:
Susan Anspach ...
Jane Beardsley
Matt Lloyd
Duke Stuyvesant
Sandee Currie ...
Sarah Marshal
Peter Aykroyd ...
Ed Marshal
Keith Knight ...
Lou Picard
Philip Akin ...
Lincoln Jones
Guido Vespucci
Paul Kelman ...
Nino Vespucci
Nick the Noz
Dustin Waln ...
Earl Stuyvesant
Baron Stuyvesant
Harvey Chao ...
Lee Kwan


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 <>

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The comedy that pumps the fun into summer.




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July 1981 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A tutto gas  »

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CAD 6,500,000 (estimated)

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Referenced in It Came from Hollywood (1982) See more »


Breakin' Out
by D. B. Cooper
© 1981 One Ten Music (ASCAP)
Performed by D. B. Cooper
Courtesy of Warner Bros Records Inc.
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Annoying, boring, all qualifications bad accepted here !
15 May 2003 | by (Montreal, Canada) – See all my reviews

I was lucky enough to see the set of this picture in Montreal(by the way, most of it are torn down these days, among these: the two gas stations became Medical Clinics, the viaduct on Mountain Street is thorn down and now has housing, and the climatic end scene shot on the old LaSalle Coke fields is now a shopping mall...). The story seems promising, but when I saw the end result... Disappointing !

A boring, badly acted movie, very unpredictable, full of sexist and racist overtones (even Arabs are trashed here !) and one of the most tiresome and annoying car pursuits ever shot...

I pity everyone who participated in this. Even Donald Sutherland has done better... And the others ???? Gone with the torn sets and buildings which served for this "running on empty" turkey...

Another sad attempt to pass Montreal as an American city... Noticeable cardboard English signs over French ones and the false "Health Spa" set next to the Gas Station and that stupid statue... Producers learned from then....

A movie to forget...

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