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Uphill All the Way (1986)

PG  |   |  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
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Miss Jesse
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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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La poursuite pitoyable  »

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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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Stonin' Around
Words and Music by Mel Tillis
Performed by Roy Clark and Mel Tillis
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A movie ratable by any standard
11 November 2006 | by (Tulsa OK) – See all my reviews

This is a movie, which by any standard - whether the top rating is 4 or 5 stars, or 10 stars, or even 100 stars, rates a score of "1."

Both leads - Tillis and Clark - have had their own theaters in Branson, and both are extremely talented and engaging performers. Having lived in that area for several years, I had occasions to see both performing in their theaters, and to meet both at civic/charity events in Branson. In-person, both are also friendly, affable men - not always the case with prominent performers.

However, watching them act in a full-length movie, is akin to having to watch and listen to, say, Robert De Niro and Dustin Hoffman deliver a full-length concert singing 10 or 15 songs each. It would be enjoyable to see Mel and Roy "acting," or Robert and Dustin "singing," say, in a 10-minute SNL or MAD TV skit, or some similar venue, for the pure humor

  • but not for an hour-and-a-half or more.




Boost this one from its deserved single star to three - one additional for each of the leads, based on their career histories, and at least an affable approach to the on-screen proceedings.


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