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Get Crazy (1983)

R | | Comedy, Music | 5 August 1983 (USA)
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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Cast

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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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Miles Chapin ...
Sammy Fox
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Colin Beverly
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Susie Allen
Bill Henderson ...
King Blues
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Auden
Howard Kaylan ...
Captain Cloud
Lori Eastside ...
Nada
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Toad
Anna Bjorn ...
Chantamina
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O'Connell
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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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Last chance to party this summer! See more »

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Comedy | Music

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In a deal reminiscent of the one brokered in Mel Brooks' _The Producers_, shares were sold in the film to a Wall Street tax shelter group, effectively meaning that it didn't need to be released and was designed to lose money so that others would make money. Director Allan Arkush learned this during filming and was thoroughly demoralized by it, knowing that he was making a film that no one would see. See more »

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During the reprise of "Hot Shot", when Reggie is lying at the front of the stage singing, a person with a distinctive checked cloth cap can be seen in shots from the audience side, but isn't there in shots from the stage side. See more »

Quotes

King Blues: Hey Cool, don't drink that wine, it struck me blind!
Cool: You ain't blind, you just in the damn closet.
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Connections

Features The Sunshine Makers (1935) See more »

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It's Only a Movie
a.k.a. "But, But"
Composed and Performed by Marshall Crenshaw
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Funny beyond belief
18 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I can't say enough good about this one. If you've ever tried to perform live, under pressure, with everything going wrong around you - I don't care if it's a high school play or Madison Square opening for the Megaband of the Minute - you'll identify with this. Lou Reed gets to play himself, basically; the hippy bands of the 60s that just won't leave are portrayed as they are (and this was 1983, for Pete's sake, never mind 2006!), the ego-glamrockers get their due with Malcom MacDowel, The punkers have their turn, and the blues godfather kind of watches it all from the wings.

My favorite scene is at the beginning at a bluesman's funeral - King Blues does the graveside eulogy, in which he says, among other things, ..."You were the greatest...musician, drinker of whiskey, and lover of women (minister starting to wince at this point)... 'God, this is my man, and if you don't take care of him, I'm gonna wax your a_s!" - thunder rumbles, minister backs away from the grave, and the blind a capella blues singers who've been crooning away all through the scene start bumping into each other, saying "'scuse me, scuse me" - one of them falls in the grave and yells "I'M NOT DEAD!!!!" - OK, it loses in telling - just get the film and enjoy!


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