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Gas (1981)

R | | Comedy | 24 July 1981 (USA)
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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Lou Picard
Philip Akin ...
Lincoln Jones
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Nino Vespucci
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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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24 July 1981 (USA)  »

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A tutto gas  »

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CAD 6,500,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$2,869,425, 31 July 1981
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In an interview with the New York Times in 1981, Donald Sutherland claimed he took the role because he " was broke, and needed the money ". See more »

Quotes

Ira: [Trying to figure out how to drive a stick-shift car] P, R, N, D, L... Yes, L for Leave!
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Referenced in It Came from Hollywood (1982) See more »

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Back in the USA
by Chuck Berry
© 1969 ABC Music Corp.
Performed by Linda Ronstadt
Courtesy of Asylum Records
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BEST MOVIE EVER!
19 January 2003 | by See all my reviews

Gas is downright amazing. I find it hard to believe that this was made over 20 years ago! It's still funny today! All it's jokes are absolutely pee your pants funny. It's kinda hard to find, I don't understand why. It should be in everyone's video library! I hope they release it on DVD sometime soon! BTW, if you loved Gas, I reccomend: Hog Wild Title S


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