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Walk Like a Man (1987)

 -  Comedy  -  17 April 1987 (USA)
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Reggie Shand / Henry Shand
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Margaret Shand
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Rhonda Shand
Amy Steel ...
Penny
Stephen Elliott ...
Walter Welmont
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Bob (Bub) Downs
John McLiam ...
H.P. Truman
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Jack Mollins
Howard Platt ...
Fred Land
Millie Slavin ...
Essie Welmont
William Bogert ...
A.J. (Al) Brown
Isabel Cooley ...
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Asa Lorre ...
Bobby Shand
Jeremy Gosch ...
Young Reggie
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Storyline

As a baby, Bobo gets separated from his family during a camping trip. After being raised by wild dogs for twenty years, Bobo is discovered by animal researcher Penny, who brings him back to his family and attempts to teach Bobo how to readjust to life with humans. While his mother is overjoyed to see him again, Bobo's older brother Henry is more worried about losing his share of the inheritance. As Bobo progresses with Penny's lessons, Henry plots to have him eliminated. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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17 April 1987 (USA)  »

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Bobo  »

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$460,608 (USA)
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Trivia

At the DragonCon convention in 2011, Christopher Lloyd claimed this movie was the one he was most embarrassed by. See more »

Goofs

During the initial meeting with BoBo and his family, while Penny is talking about writing a book, the audio does not match her mouth. See more »

Quotes

Customer: Are you a homo?
Bobo Shand: No. I'm a Bobo.
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Connections

Referenced in ER: Walk Like a Man (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Walk Like A Man
Performed by Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons
Courtesy of Bob Gaudio and Frankie Valli
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Starts slow - But is absolutely hilarious after the first 20 minutes!
1 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I watched this movie when I was a kid 20 years ago. I just rented it the other night for my nephews, and it still had me laughing out loud. I admit, it starts somewhat slow, until Howie Mandel's character gets more screen time. About 20 minutes into it, and we were all laughing for the rest of the evening. Most of todays so called comedies are trash. With the exception of a few swear words (sh!t and a$$hole), this movie is great for all ages. The 5 of us - 9,10,14,29, and 32 all watched it and were were laughing aloud all night. I can't explain the low ratings, unless people just watched the first 15 or so minutes and didn't watch it all the way through. But this movie is a comedy classic!


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