Bachelor Party (1984)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  29 June 1984 (USA)
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A soon-to-be-married man's friends throw him the ultimate bachelor party.



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Rick Gassko is about to marry Debbie Thompson. Her parents hate him. Her old boyfriend hates him. They all have money and he gets a cut of the crap games on the Catholic school bus that he drives. His friends decide to give him the bachelor party of all bachelor parties in an expensive hotel with booze, adult movies and hookers. As the players catch wind of the elements of the party, each adds a little monkey wrench so that one set of hookers ends up giving demos at the bride's shower, the brides friends end up dressed as hookers in a room with a number of non English speaking Japanese businessmen, and so on, as things get out of hand. Written by John Vogel <>

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Release Date:

29 June 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Despedida de soltero  »

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$38,400,000 (USA)

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According to Allmovie, "familiar faces in the cast include action stars Michael Dudikoff and Ji-Tu Cumbuka, pin-ups Monique Gabrielle and Rosanne Katon, and teen-movie regulars Adrian Zmed and Wendie Jo Sperber". See more »


When O'Neill is about to take the blackmail pictures of Mr. Thompson, he calls for the hired help to go to the bedroom. Five girls follow him, but in the next shot there are only four girls. See more »


Cole Whittier: Rick, I want Debbie. You dump her and I'll give you cash. Ten thousand dollars, plus a G.E. toaster over; a Litton microwave; a Cuisinart; Michelin tires, brand new; a set of Sears' best metric tools...
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Referenced in Franklin & Bash: Bachelor Party (2011) See more »


Nature Took Over
Composed by Miriam Cutler
Performed by Angel and the Reruns
Produced by Rick Derringer
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9 March 2004 | by (Odessa, UA) – See all my reviews

I've read, someone has written "not worth of watching". That's all blah-blah-blah. I looked it through this evening, and I can't even say how many times I've already seen it. None of the modern US comedies could be compared to "Bachelor Party". They are all uninteresting and pure in humour. It makes me think how free were american movie-makers in 80's - they could do and allowed to say everything they wanted. I'm not American and the modern comedies for teens I watch now forced me to believe that as a genre comedy is dead in US. That's why I advise you to watch this movie, old but full of jokes about sex, crazy parties and true love, that means keeping promises.

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