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Ticlaw, a small town in Florida, has only one attraction: a safari park. The government constructs a freeway that passes near Ticlaw, but decides not to put an exit into the town. The ... See full summary »

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Osvaldo
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Ticlaw, a small town in Florida, has only one attraction: a safari park. The government constructs a freeway that passes near Ticlaw, but decides not to put an exit into the town. The people of Ticlaw, leaded by it's Mayor, will do anything in order to convince the governor to alter the project. Written by Michel Rudoy <mdrc@hp9000a1.uam.mx>

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PROMISES ARE MADE IN HEAVEN - But carried out on Earth See more »

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Action | Comedy

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6 December 1981 (Ireland)  »

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....da steht der ganze Freeway kopf  »

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$24,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Actor Peter Billingsley played a character, Little Billy, whose name was similar to his real last name. See more »

Goofs

During the scene where the orphans are being shown the petting zoo, a crew member or the director can be heard giving the cue to "Scream! Scream! Ricky!" as the children become afraid of the white horse they've mistaken for "Ricky the Carnivorous Pony." See more »

Quotes

Mary the Teller: Give 'em the money!
Actress in Bank: You would give them all your money and you won't cash a government check?
Mary the Teller: Dear, they have a gun.
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Features Krazy Kat (1963) See more »

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My Man Ain't Enough for Me
Written by Paul Jabara and Jennifer Lee
Performed by Beverly D'Angelo
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9 October 2004 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

I remember watching this movie over and over again when I was a kid. I loved it. Whilst I haven't watched it recently, I am sure I would enjoy it just the same today. Its a very light funny movie guaranteed to make anyone laugh. The situations with each one of the characters were so funny and imaginative! I particularly liked the one with the girl traveling with her mother's ashes (who ends up picking them up on the highway after the explosion) , the robbers and the nuns. This nice humour style is much missed these days. Also, this movie proved that actor Paul Keenan (Dynasty/Days of our Lives) was off to a great start. I recommend it to anyone lucky enough to find it in their local video shop.


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