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Uphill All the Way (1986)

 -  Comedy  -  January 1986 (USA)
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Two unemployed good ol' boys are mistaken for a pair of notorious bank robbers.

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Ben Hooker
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Booger Skaggs
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Sheriff John Catledge
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Captain Hazeltojn
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The Widow Quinn
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Thaddeus Dillman
Elaine Joyce ...
Miss Jesse
Jacque Lynn Colton ...
Lucinda
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Pike
Sheb Wooley ...
Anson Sudro
Burton Gilliam ...
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Private
Rockne Tarkington ...
Leon
Jack DeLeon ...
Sam Osmond (as Christopher Weeks)
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Chicken Carlos
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Two unemployed good ol' boys are mistaken for a pair of notorious bank robbers.

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Out of the vast and glorious west gallops the legend of ... Booger and Ben! See more »

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When Booger first puts the rifle through the bars at the bank, it points up at an angle. In the next shot it points straight ahead, then in the next it's angled again. See more »

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Wild Wings
Words and Music by Dave Hanner
Performed by Glen Campbell
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Comedy with country performers in it
15 May 2005 | by (South Dakota) – See all my reviews

This takes place in the South Texas-Mexican border area in about the World War I era. Country stars Roy Clark and Mel Tillis play the two main characters, Ben Hooker and Booger Skaggs. Glen Campbell plays a nasty-talking U.S. Army Captain with a stuck Army truck. There's a Pancho Villa-type character. Yeah, this was the era of Pancho Villa, and the U.S. General John J. Pershing commanded the U.S. pursuit of Villa in Mexico. The Clark and Tillis characters are accused of being desperadoes. In the beginning, they are messing with some women in a saloon or a whorehouse. The comedy is kind of goofy. The title song goes "Life is uphill all the way, for those who choose to play, the desperado." Hooker and Skaggs are so stupid that life would be uphill all the way for them no matter what they did.


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