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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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Walter Welmont
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Bob (Bub) Downs
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Jack Mollins
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Fred Land
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Bobby Shand
Jeremy Gosch ...
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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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Trivia

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

Goofs

The boom mic is visible in several shots while Penny is shaving BoBo. See more »

Quotes

Customer: Are you a homo?
Bobo Shand: No. I'm a Bobo.
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Referenced in ER: Walk Like a Man (2002) See more »

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Walk Like A Man
Performed by Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons
Courtesy of Bob Gaudio and Frankie Valli
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Lot of laughs in this movie.
4 November 2006 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I really like this movie. I am surprised this movie has not received a better rating. It has many funny moments. I especially like the scenes with Cloris Leachman and Howie Mandell. The church scene had me crackin' up hard. I liked the foiled attempts that Christopher Lloyd would make on BoBo's (Howie Mandell) life. Colleen Camp was a good supporting character as his whiskey swiggin' wife. It is one of those movies that hardly anyone has heard about because if they did, you would have a fairly long conversation about it no matter good or bad.

On that note: Every time I see this movie, it cracks me up. If you don't then just remember..."We all see things through different eyez right???"

I'm out! Nuttin' more to say here!

Here's my quote though: "I think Mr.Mandella smoked my drugs!"

Here's my name too: ImRickJamesBitch


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