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Going Berserk (1983)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  30 September 1983 (USA)
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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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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
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Bruno
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Clarence
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Jerome Willy Muhammed
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Francine
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Storyline

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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30 September 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Drums Over Malta  »

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Trivia

One of two films that lead actors, John Candy and Eugene Levy, both appeared in during 1983. The pair also were in National Lampoon's Vacation (1983) first released in the same 1983 year. The two also both appeared in Splash (1984) which came out the following year in 1984. See more »

Quotes

John Bourgignon: This is a special song I'm going to sing with my dick in my hand. For you, honey.
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Crazy Credits

The entire plot of the movie is told in a rap song during the opening credit:

Well John's the lead in this meaty scene He's the Candyman, if you know what I mean. And he drives a long black limousine With his sidekick Chick! [car horn sound] Now John's the drummer out in the street, But the man can't even keep a beat So he spins his wheels to make ends meet. You got it? [Girl's voice: "Huh?"] Stay with me now! John's got a pretty little fiancé. When her daddy's trying to pull a power play, And if Big Daddy gets his way, Our man John will be wearing seaman's shooooooes! See more »

Connections

Spoofs The Blue Lagoon (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

Blue Moon
Written by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart
Performed by The Marcels
courtesy of Key Seven Music
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Three Words "Kung Fu You"
29 January 2004 | by (San Diego, California) – See all my reviews

This is raunchy comedy at its best... "I'd like to sing a song, with my d!ck in my hand, just for you honey". Before American Pie this was the epitome of teen comedy. Home of one of the greatest comic spectacles of all time "Kung Fu You" this movie easily wraps you up and will not let you go until you hear Blue Moon at the end. This film also serves as one of the best times a song at the opening credits was actually well done. If you can find it, I suggest that you purchase it.


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