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Cast

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Harold
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Albert Hockenberry
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Charlie Barnett ...
Tyrone
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Dell
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Miss Floyd
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Ophelia
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Baba
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Bongo (as DeWayne Jessie)
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Xavier
Whitman Mayo ...
Mr. Rhythm
Peter Paul ...
Buddy (as Peter Barbarian)
David Paul ...
Buzzy (as David Barbarian)
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Herself
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Maudie
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Storyline

The tale of a hapless group of cabbies and a rundown cab company owned by Harold. Albert comes to town with a dream of starting his own cab company but needs to motivate Harold's employees to want to make something out of themselves. It is only when Albert is kidnapped that the cabbies must decide whether or not they are loyal to Albert and his cause. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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Let the wackiest Cab Co. in Town take you for a ride! See more »

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Comedy | Action

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16 December 1983 (USA)  »

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Capitol Cab  »

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Trivia

The make and model of the old rundown DC Cab company yellow taxi cab cars were 1962 Checker Taxicabs. See more »

Goofs

When the Barbarian Brothers are bringing Mr. T and Harold (standing on a ladder) the second part of the new DC cab sign the next scene shows all the cabies cheering as the hang the sign, yet Harold and Mr. T are now on the ground and in different clothing. See more »

Quotes

Samson: We're the worst cab company in town, and we know it!
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the closing credits, The Angel Of Death gets into Tyrone's cab. He says, "I am the Angel of Death, take me to Hell", to which Tyrone responds, "Got any Luggage?" See more »

Connections

Spoofs Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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World Champion
Performed by Leon F. Sylvers III (as Leon Sylvers III)
Written by Ron Finch, Daryl Ross
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A Real Winner
29 June 2001 | by (In my chair) – See all my reviews

I dare to say that this piece of art, DC Cab, is the greatest motion picture to have ever graced the silver screen. I really don't know where to begin. Mr. T is at his best, Busey is, well, Busey, and Adam Baldwin's performance makes the Baldwin Brothers wish he was related to them. This film grabs you right from the start and never lets go. It has plot twists that will keep you on the edge of your seat. Dazzling dialouge combine with breathtaking cinematography to create something that is truly special and unique. You gotta go on THE RUUUUUUUUN! Just remember kids,I don't work on January 8th, cuz that's Elvis' birthday. I'm still waiting for Gary Busey to receive a lifetime achievement award. Maybe next year.


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