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Big Man on Campus (1989)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Fantasy | March 1989 (USA)
In this version of "The Hunchback of Notre Dame", a hunchback is found living in the bell tower of UCLA. He is put on trial and made to go through tests. One of the research doctors falls for him, and he falls for her in the end.

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Stanley Hoyle
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Judge Ferguson
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Dean Crawford
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Miles Cohen
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Steven Barr ...
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Catherine Bergstrom ...
Lady with Child
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A suspicious hunchback is spying through a scope on the UCLA campus from a tower which he makes his home out of, when his eye catches a beautiful girl. He lustfully keeps his eye on her until he sees her being violently pushed away while trying to stop a guy from beating up her boyfriend. This makes the hunchback mad and he makes himself known by swinging from a rope Tarzan style onto the campus and attacks the man who pushed the girl away. The hunchback is later taken into custody by campus officials and is later examined by the campus professors, Cathy, the beautiful girl, and Alex, her boyfriend. While on a ride back to the campus, the hunchback escapes the police car and is being chased by Alex, Cathy, and one of the professors riding along with them, Dr. Webster. He leads the trio to his tower and shows them the whole place. Dr. Webster then feels that it's best for him to stay there and he, along with Cathy, asks Alex to stay with the hunchback. After a long argument, Alex ... Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Fantasy

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March 1989 (USA)  »

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Hunchback  »

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Trivia

Although the film's original title was "The Hunchback of UCLA," it was actually shot across town at the University of Southern California (UCLA's rival). See more »

Quotes

Taxi Driver: You talk funny!
Bob Maloogaloogaloogaloogalooga: You talk funny too! Where are you from?
Taxi Driver: Transylvania!
Bob Maloogaloogaloogaloogalooga: That's where Pittsburgh is.
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Connections

Version of The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1956) See more »

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Wild Child
Performed by Brent Bourgeois
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can anyone tell me where i can get this movie
19 January 2007 | by See all my reviews

i have seen this movie years ago and i would like my family to see it now, does anyone know where i can get it i have tried for some time i would be very grateful thank you. i think this was a brilliant film the first time i watched it a laughed so much i missed some of it and had to watch it again nd again its really good, i had a copy of it as it wasknown as hunchback hairbal of la, then i lost it nd some timelater i found a copy in th library and it was called big man on campus it is a really funny film, i would really like my sons to see it now as i have told them so much about it but i cant get a copy anywhere i would be very grateul if anyone can tell me where to get it or if it will be on DVD soon thank you.


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