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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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A man's tradition every woman should know about. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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29 June 1984 (USA)  »

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Despedida de soltero  »

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$38,400,000 (USA)
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Near the end of the film at the movie theater, they are supposedly showing a marathon of 3D films. Some are actual theatrical 3D releases, but most are made up. Those that are real films are "House of Wax", "Dial M For Murder" and "Comin' At Ya". All the others are fake, which include "Syborg" (which could be a parody title for "Metalstorm"), "The Bug" (which is a probably a parody title for the real 3D movie "Parasite"), "Biloxi (spelled wrong as "Boulxi") Blood Bath", "Chainsaw Child", "Hell House", "Battle For Berkeley", "Bat Beast", "Zenobia", "Pedestrian Bondage", "Glendale Girls Go Berserk", "Zulu", "Watts Wilderness", "Richard III", "Death Cult Bar-Mitsfa" and "Sioux City". There are a bunch of other titles on the right side marquee, but they are hard to read. See more »

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When Rick drives the bus away from the school he hits the "play" button on the cassette player but there is obviously no tape in the player but music appears to be playing. See more »

Quotes

Debbie Thompson: Are there gonna be girls at the party?
Rick Gassko: No... it's a 'stag' party, and that means that the 'does' stay home!
Debbie Thompson: I'm not talking about the 'does'. I'm talking about hookers.
Rick Gassko: Ooohh... those!
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Referenced in Clerks. (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Who Do You Want To Be Today?
Composed by Danny Elfman
Performed by Oingo Boingo
Produced by Oingo Boingo & Robert Margouleff (as Bob Margouleff)
Courtesy of A & M Records
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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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