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D.C. Cab (1983)

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 ... See full summary »

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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
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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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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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Pity the fool who messes with Mr. T. 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

Irene Cara: As herself. Cara also sings one song in the film, "The Dream (Hold On To Your Dream)". See more »

Goofs

When Merna is using the flame thrower you can see the stunt man using the flame thrower and not her. See more »

Quotes

Tyrone: [to Irene Cara] I always keep a picture of you in my cab.
[pulls down picture of a naked woman]
Tyrone: Wrong cab!
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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

Referenced in Fright Show (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

One More Time Around The Block Ophelia
Performed by Gary U.S. Bonds
Written by Phil Gladstone and Peter Thom
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I pity the fool who is'nt down with the psychic blood brothers of DC Cab!
20 March 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

DC Cab is a wildly hilarious and totally unpc comedy classic from the 80's. Adam Baldwin(best known as Animal Mother from Stanley Kubrick's Full Metal Jacket) he heads this ensemble cast that also includes Max Gail, Mr. T, Gary Busey, Bill Maher, The Barbarian Brothers and more. This comedy classic has great performances and totally off the wall, colorful characters. They certainly don't make them like this anymore. The pc police would certainly have a fit if something like this was released in today's market. There is plenty of pure insanity and laughter to be had here folks. While DC Cab is raw and unhinged, the characters have a lot of heart. DC Cab comes highly recommended and is one cinematic experience you won't forget.


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