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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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)
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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 »

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Merle Draggett: Have one, if you think you're TOUGH ENOUGH!
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Referenced in Clerks (1994) See more »

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When You Say Budweiser, You've Said It All
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Published by Elsmere Music, Inc.
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Less filling cause it doesn't taste great
8 July 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A struggling beer company employs a new ad campaign conceived by 'Hot Lips' Houlihan and lensed by Larry Sander's Director based on three losers (David Grier, William Russ, and Saul Stein, WOW talk about life imitating art)whom happened to be in the right place at the right time & get credit for foiling a robbery. The satire falls flat. While there ARE a few chuckles here and there, the movie as a whole makes you gassy. Skip this one, and either go to your favorite bar & drink real beer instead or just keep waiting for Coupon: The Movie.

My Grade:C-

Where i saw it: Showtime


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