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Get Crazy (1983)

 -  Comedy | Music  -  5 August 1983 (USA)
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Mega-promoter Colin Beverly plans to sabotage the New Year's 1983 concert of small-time operator Max Wolfe. Wolfe's assistants Neil Allen and Willie Loman find romance while trying to save ... See full summary »

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Reggie Wanker
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Max Wolfe (as Allen Goorwitz)
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Neil Allen
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Willy Loman
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Sammy Fox
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Colin Beverly
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Susie Allen
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King Blues
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Auden
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Captain Cloud
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Nada
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Piggy
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Toad
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Chantamina
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Mega-promoter Colin Beverly plans to sabotage the New Year's 1983 concert of small-time operator Max Wolfe. Wolfe's assistants Neil Allen and Willie Loman find romance while trying to save the drugs, violence, and rock and roll from Beverly's schemes. Written by <rth@ece.arizona.edu>

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concert | drugs | one night | groupie | cameo | See more »

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It was the greatest rock event ever . . . until the place EXPLODED! See more »

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Comedy | Music

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Trivia

Allan Arkush wanted to make the film in realistic terms but couldn't get the funding for such a move. However, when the film was reconfigured as an Airplane! (1980) style spoof, everything fell into place. Arkush wasn't too thrilled about this as his previous film _Heartbeeps_ - also a comedy - had been a big flop. See more »

Goofs

When the fire inspector shoots his extinguisher at the hippies' fire, a second extinguisher aimed directly at the flames is visible to the right of the fire to ensure it is extinguished. See more »

Quotes

Joey: I think I'm in love!
Neil Allen: If this is love, sex is gonna kill you!
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References Blue Thunder (1983) See more »

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Big Electric Cat
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Climb K2!
2 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Yes, this video (DVD? Dream on!) is tough to find, but definitely worth it! I haven't checked Netflix--my source for easy access to some obscure entertainment--but I'm betting you just can't find it for rent these days.

I agree with the review, in all its enthusiasm and detail. This really is a time capsule--but unlike traditional capsules, this one doesn't get stale the second--or third, fifth, tenth...-- time you peruse the contents!

Today's Lou Reed is way too serious (what did you feed him full of anyway, Laurie Anderson?!?), so this is a great look back on my musical hero when he was still a real person. Love his unresolved meditation on "It's a Deathbed Request."

But you're sure to find resolution among the various takes on a favorite blues standard. Arena rock, punk, beyond-punk, blooos--take yer pick. You'll love the interpretations.

So--begin your search, and prepare for some great watchin'!


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