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Bachelor Party (1984)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  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 <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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$38,400,000 (USA)
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Jim Carrey, Howie Mandel, and Tim Robbins were all considered for the role of Rick. Julia Louis-Dreyfus was considered for the role of Debbie. See more »

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After Nick the stripper supposedly puts his member into the hot dog bun, it is clear the bun is empty when he faces the camera. See more »

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Ryko: Hi, come on in! Drugs to the right, hookers to the left.
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Produced by Oingo Boingo & Robert Margouleff (as Bob Margouleff)
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An early comedy favorite from the 1980's.
13 July 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

When a goofy Care-Free bus driver named Rick (Two Time Oscar-Winner:Tom Hanks), who decides to get married with a rich nice young woman named Debbie (Tawny Kitaen). Rick's friends (Adrian Zmed, William Tepper, Barry Diamond, Gary Grossman, Gradford Bancroft & Michael Dudikoff) decides to give Rick, an wild all-out Bachelor Party. While Rick's nemesis, a scumbag named Cole (Robert Prescott) tries to ruined the party of Rick and also trying to framed him as well. Since he's still crazy about his ex-girlfriend:Debbie.

Directed by Neal Isreal (Suft Ninjas) made an amusing comedy, which it was in the heights of Tom Hanks' career. Which he had another hit in 1984, which it was "Splash". Hanks is fun, so is the entire cast. This has some memorable funny scenes and clever gags as well. This has becomes an Camp Classic. Fans of his early work, should enjoy this as well.

DVD has an fine anamorphic Widescreen (1.85:1) transfer and an good-Dolby Digital 4.0 Surround Sound. DVD also vintage behind the scenes vignettes and short interviews with the actors as well. Fans of wild 1980's sex comedies will have a blast. (****/*****).


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