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Lucky Stiff (1988)

 -  Comedy | Horror  -  November 1988 (USA)
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Rotund Ron Douglas has no luck with women until he meets Cynthia Mitchell, who invites him home for Christmas dinner. Her backwoods clan, descended from the Donner party, is skewed toward ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Cynthia Mitchell
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Ron Douglas
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Ike
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Ma
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Pa (as Morgan Sheppard)
Barbara Howard ...
Frances
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Eric West
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Arlene
Charles Frank ...
Durel
Andy Wood ...
Futterman
Bill Quinn ...
Emmet Kassler
David Smith ...
Roman Kassler
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Kirby
Adele Malis-Morey ...
Gramma
Philip Arthur Ross ...
Ike Jr. (as Phillip Arthur Ross)
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Rotund Ron Douglas has no luck with women until he meets Cynthia Mitchell, who invites him home for Christmas dinner. Her backwoods clan, descended from the Donner party, is skewed toward the unnatural. Will Ron find his way back to civilization? Written by <rth@ece.arizona.edu>

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It's "Psycho" Meets "The Naked Gun"! See more »

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Comedy | Horror

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My Christmas Dinner  »

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Feature film debut of Joe Alaskey. See more »

Quotes

Ike: Why are the gods so good to us?
Cynthia: Because we love people and we know how good they really are.
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Soundtracks

Feel Like Dancin'
Written by Tom Jenkins & Gary Falcone
Sung by Mara Getz
Publisher Charted Course Music (ASCAP)
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I loved it
7 February 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Mind you I seem to be in the minority but the reason i loved this movie is because it is fun and silly. Whether it was intended to be or not i am not sure. I guess it depends what you are looking for. The first time i saw this movie, i was home on the couch late night looking for something to give me a brain break. This movie fit the bill perfectly. It is the perfect mindless fluff to watch when you are not wanting to think, giggle a little and not have to follow a story line. I actually found this site because i have not been able to find a copy of this movie anywhere and only one other person that i know has even ever heard of it. So if you are looking for brainless fun with a little bit of a twist, sit back and enjoy!


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