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Meet the Hollowheads (1989)

The Hollowheads are a strange, futuristic family that live in a Jetsons type world complete with many cool gadgets. Henry is hoping for a promotion at the slime factory in which he works ... See full summary »

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Henry Hollowhead
Nancy Mette ...
Miriam Hollowhead
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Mr. Crabneck
Matt Shakman ...
Billy Hollowhead
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Cindy Hollowhead
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Joey (as Joshua Miller)
Shnutz Burman ...
Spike
Lightfield Lewis ...
Bud Hollowhead
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Ream Instructor
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Young Reamer
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Logan Ramsey ...
Top Drone
Layne Britton ...
Grandpa Hollowhead (as Shotgun Britton)
Chaz Conner ...
Oliver
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Cop #1 (as Jack Cheese)
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Storyline

The Hollowheads are a strange, futuristic family that live in a Jetsons type world complete with many cool gadgets. Henry is hoping for a promotion at the slime factory in which he works and decides to bring his boss home for dinner and to meet the family. The horny, pervert, rude boss does not know what he is up against when he begins with his advances towards Mrs. Hollowhead and his abundance of rudeness. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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Sometime, somewhere, the Hollowhead family is having a bad day ....

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Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi

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PG-13 | See all certifications »

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15 November 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Life on the Edge  »

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$4,800,000 (estimated)
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Teri Garr and Carol Kane were offered the part of Miriam. But neither were available. See more »

Quotes

Cop #2: Just to be safe side you should have her drained.
[while Cindy Hollowhead is giggling & spaced out sitting on the couch]
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WHAT'S PUMPIN'
Written and Produced by Glenn A. Jordan (as Glenn Jordan)
Performed by Marquis "Hami Wave" Dair
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Very worthwhile bizarre flick.
19 January 2001 | by (Columbus, OH) – See all my reviews

The first time I watched this movie, I wasn't in the mood for camp. What a mistake! This is campy and bizarre, right up there with movies from Tim Burton but stranger, if you can believe that. Condiments are delivered through tubes and food is kept alive in cabinets. Furniture is straight out of the Jetsons and makeup out of the eighties. The kitchen even has a creature that heals black eyes -- while your child is strapped into what looks like an evil torture chair, screaming. Oh yes, and no house is complete without a seeing eye.

Definitely recommended. Not exactly fine cinema, but it's got some really worthwhile elements. I bought it on laser disc when I saw it on clearance at Camelot years ago -- I don't know if you can still buy it. Good luck.


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