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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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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
Vlasta Vrana ...
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)
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The smooth segue between scenes in which the action in the ending scene is completed in the next beginning scene was used once before for a different reason in the TWILIGHT ZONE episode "Deaths Head Revisited." See more »

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

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Hit Me With Your Best Shot
by Eddie Schwartz
© 1980 ATV Music Publishing of Canada LTD
Performed by Pat Benatar
Courtesy of Chrysallis Records, Inc.
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Gas
19 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am so happy for the internet because it provides an opportunity to comment about the absolutely worse movie I've ever seen. When I saw GAS I knew it was bad. Over the past 25 years I've watched a number of bad films, but nothing impresses like this.

This incoherent waste of someone's ability to raise funds for a "movie project" is meaningful only for those who can appreciate the irony of the highest level of self-indulgence that fund raisers might provide. If you are curious as to how low someone might sink in the business of film making - watch this film.

Maybe you're thinking - oh this would be fun to watch with a group of alcohol or drug enhanced friends. Promise me to write the website when you do, because I truly believe you will say - "Drunk as I was, this movie stunk".

And Don Sutherland must have been on a fairly serious bender.


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