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Going Berserk (1983)

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A drummer/chauffeur engaged to a congressman's daughter encounters a sleazy film director, the leader of an aerobics cult, and other crazed characters during the days leading up to his wedding.

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Chick Leff
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Sal DiPasquale
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Nancy Reese
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Ed Reese
Ann Bronston ...
Patti Reese
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Mrs. Reese (as Eve Brent Ashe)
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Grandmother Reese
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Rev. Sun Yi Day
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Angela
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Dr. Ted
Ronald E. House ...
Bruno
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Clarence
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Jerome Willy Muhammed
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Francine
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Limo driver John Bourgignon is engaged to Nancy Reese. Her father, Congressman Ed Reese, is running for president and crusading against cult leader Sun Yi. Misadventure and intrigue stalk John and Nancy's path to the altar. Written by Anonymous

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The good, the bad, and the stupid.

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Comedy

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30 September 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Drums Over Malta  »

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First top-billed role in a major Hollywood comedy for actor-comedian John Candy. See more »

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Grandmother Reese: You're fat! My husband was fat. He's dead now. You must eat like a pig!
John Bourgignon: A pig. Yeah, yeah.
Grandmother Reese: Cigarettes'll kill you. My husband smoked, you know. He died from smoking too much.
John Bourgignon: I thought you said he died 'cause he was fat!
Grandmother Reese: He was fat, with bad lungs.
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Spoofs The Blue Lagoon (1980) See more »

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SILENT RUNNING
Performed by Dixie Carter
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Laugh out loud movie! A guilty pleasure.
17 August 2003 | by See all my reviews

It's not the most sophisticated movie in the world but if you can get past that (and if you can find a copy!), "Going Berserk" is loaded with laughs. Candy's portrayal is offbeat and hilarious. Steinberg's script has absurdities in it that are hysterical. I laugh everytime I watch it even though I know what's coming next. Worth your while to seek it out and turn off the high-brow expectations we assign to most movies and just laugh.


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