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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

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

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Limelight
by Lee/Lifeson/Peart
© 1981 Core Music Publishing
Performed by Rush
Courtesy of Polygram Special Products / Moon Records
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Worst film of all time, bar none...
9 August 1999 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

This Canadian-made crap is my vote for worst film of all time. I noticed that the writer never wrote anything after this -- that is a good thing, obviously Hollywood never beckoned after witnessing this witlessness. The director made a handful of films I never heard of -- fortunately for us, nothing since 1987. Perhaps he's retired and living off of his "Gas" royalties. The plot concerns some nonsense about a fake gas shortage, obviously trying to strike a chord with the U.S.-OPEC based gas shortage problems in the early-mid '70's. Stupid, not the least bit funny. I wonder what the actors were thinking of when they signed on? The same year Donald Sutherland made this he also did "Ordinary People." I wonder if he bothers to list this one on his resume?


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