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A Man Called... Rainbo (1990)

 |  Comedy  |  9 April 1990 (USA)
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Redubbed "comedy" version of the early, very dated Sylvester Stallone film No Place to Hide (1970).

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Tony Page ...
Rebecca Grimes
Roy White
Vickie Lancaster
Dennis Tate
Barbara Lee Govan
David Orange
Joe Kottler
Scott Dowd ...
That Guy
Scott Altizer ...
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David Casci ...
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Jeffrey Hilton ...
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It's 1969 and Sylvester Stallone is Jim Ramroc, a U.S. Army Private who, runs away from the Vietnam war to avoid getting shot. With the FBI, the CIA, the IRS and the District of Columbia Record & Tape Club all hot on his heels, Ramroc tunes in, turns on and drops out. He changes his his name to Rainbo and joins a group of subversive, radical, dirty commie hippies. Together they concoct a fiendish plot to overthrow the United States; a diabolical scheme involving bombings, phone sex, platform shoes, Richard Nixon, radioactive dog poop, and World War III. Can this devious plan be thwarted? Can our freedom-loving democracy be preserved? Can you make any sense whatsoever out of this hilarious combination of outtakes, new picture and sound, and a Really Big Star? Find out in "A MAN CALLED...RAINBO." Written by Scott Altizer

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Take Sylvester Stallone Home With You Tonight - And Laugh?!

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$35,000 (estimated)

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$1,300,000 (USA)
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Jim Rainbo: I may not be crazy, but I'm stupid.
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Pure Comedy! Do not miss!!
20 September 2004 | by (Stuart, Florida) – See all my reviews

This movie makes me laugh out loud more than any other movie I have ever seen. Most "comedies" are 80% drama with some comical moments. But every single sound, gesture, and image of this film is perfectly put into place to make you laugh. If you ever have the chance to watch A Man Called Rainbo, don't miss it. This movie is becoming more and more rare, but is definitely worth tracking down. If my VHS tape ever got damaged, I would gladly pay up to $100 to replace it as this movie is truly in a class of its own! I can't praise it enough.

Sylvester Stallone as a hippie who goes AWOL, steps in radioactive dog-poo, gets hassled by a horse, attempts to start World War III, and is being hunted by government agencies as well as the District of Columbia record and tape club. This movie has it all. I don't think it's possible to be any more hilarious! I repeat - if you ever get a chance to view this film, DO NOT MISS IT!!! This is the epitome of comedy; they don't get better than this -


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