An advertising firm, desperate to keep an account from a financially-ailing brewery, concocts a macho ad campaign centering on three losers who inadvertently prevent a robbery at a bar.

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B.D. Tucker
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Buzz Beckerman
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A.J. Norbecker
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Elliott Morrison
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Merle Draggett
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Frankie Falcone
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Harley Feemer
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Stanley Dickler
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Mary Morrison (as Ren Woods)
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Thief (as Alar Aedma)
William Mooney ...
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Robert Wolberg ...
Smythe
Gerald Vichi ...
Bartender Freddie
Maurice Shrog ...
Bartender Eddie
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An advertising firm, desperate to keep an account from a financially-ailing brewery, concocts a macho ad campaign centering on three losers who inadvertently prevent a robbery at a bar. Written by Andrew Lenahan <alenahan@doubt.com>

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30 August 1985 (USA)  »

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The Selling of America  »

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Sandra Bernhard was fired and replaced by Loretta Swit. See more »

Quotes

Elliott Morrison: [his son sees him Moonwalking in the living room] What'chu want, nigga?
Michael Morrison: Daddy!
[runs off, crying]
Elliott Morrison: Dad was just playing, son!
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References Capricorn One (1977) See more »

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When You Say Budweiser, You've Said It All
Composed by Steve Karmen
Published by Elsmere Music, Inc.
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A classic
12 September 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I recently learned of the classic that is 'Beer'. The day I was born was when this movie was released in theatres...and up until about 2 months ago, I never even knew this movie existed. It's funny as hell. Rip Torn alone makes this movie worth watching. A nice little cast, an interesting story and loads of laughs await you when you watch 'Beer'.

Best part is when David Alan Grier tries to be 'black enough' to his son. It cracks me up every time I see that part. Forget about this review...go rent the movie or buy it on video. Well worth the money.


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