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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bob Maloogaloogaloogaloogalooga (Hunchback)
Diane Girard
Stanley Hoyle
Dr. Fisk
Dr. Webster
Judge Ferguson
Bill Morey ...
Dean Crawford
Adrew Block ...
Miles Cohen
Dr. Oberlander
Sam Assaid ...
First Reporter
Catherine Bergstrom ...
Lady with Child
Nat Bernstein ...


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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March 1989 (USA)  »

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Hunchback  »

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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 »


Taxi Driver: These dogs will cost you an extra two dollars a head.
Bob Maloogaloogaloogaloogalooga: How much for rest of their bodies?
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Referenced in Road Trip: Big Man on Campus (2006) See more »


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10 out of 10 doesn't go far enough to tell you how good this film is
24 April 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

i can't believe you didn't get a laugh a minute out of this film. we, my friends and family found, it hilarious,we have all watched it several times. it's laugh out loud, belly clutching, plain funny. we quote lines from it to everyone and the circle of fans is getting bigger. we love it 100 out 10 if at all possible!!!! long live the hairball.....you must judge for yourselves, try it and listen out for bob's sex aids, watch him roll off the coach,when he wants to eat chocolate and for future reference it's bob alga-looga-looga-looga-looga.bob alga and 4 looga's.watch the film,and listen to that script.we are all surprised it wasn't more famous all those people missing out on those laughs written and loved by madeline tansey

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