This time Zucker and Abrahams are spoofing, most notably, Elvis films and WWII spy movies. Val Kilmer stars as Nick Rivers, a handsome American 50s-style rock and roll singer. While performing in East Germany, he falls in love with a beautiful heroine and becomes involved with the French Resistance. Written by
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The idea of skeet surfing came out of the Zucker brothers trying to outdo each other at press junkets. They would specifically concoct outlandish stories to amuse themselves and bewilder journalists. See more
When Dr. Flammond tells Nick that the weapon has to be completed by September 24, Nick replies "That's Simchat Torah!" Simchat Torah is a festive Jewish holiday in which the liturgy includes reading the last portion of Deuterotomy, final book of Moses, and then beginning the cycle again with the book of Genesis. In 1984 Simchat Torah fell on October 18. See more
Albert Potato, Resistance Member
[watching Nick perform in Der Pizza Haus
This is *not* Mel Torme!
The end credits include all manner of silliness, including jokes, gags, and a music video. See more
SPEND THIS NIGHT WITH ME
Music by Mike Moran
Lyrics by Jim Abrahams
, David Zucker
and Jerry Zucker
Produced by Mike Moran
Performed by Val Kilmer See more