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Highway 61 (1991)

R  |   |  Comedy, Music  |  24 April 1992 (USA)
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A naive Canadian barber who knows US popular culture inside and out meets a flamboyant roadie who needs someone to drive her and her "brother's" corpse to New Orleans. Chaos ensues after ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Valerie Buhagiar ...
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Earl Pastko ...
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Mr. Watson
Art Bergmann ...
Otto
Jello Biafra ...
Customs Agent #1
Hadley Obodiac ...
Customs Agent #2
Tav Falco ...
Motorcycle Gang Leader
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Margo
Johnny Askwith ...
Claude
Namir Khan ...
Funeral Director
Steve Fall ...
Jeffrey The Corpse
Larry Hudson ...
Nathan - Manservant
Elizabeth Pritchard ...
Louise Watson
Chantal Ettles ...
Missie Watson
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Storyline

A naive Canadian barber who knows US popular culture inside and out meets a flamboyant roadie who needs someone to drive her and her "brother's" corpse to New Orleans. Chaos ensues after the barber agrees to drive her, the corpse, and the drugs stashed within all the way. Written by Anonymous

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The most twisted part of this road is the people on it. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Music

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Release Date:

24 April 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A 61-es főút  »

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Box Office

Gross:

$291,645 (USA)
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Trivia

Iggy Pop was originally set to play Otto before Art Bergmann got the part. See more »

Goofs

The characters pass by Mammy's Cupboard, a restaurant that looks like a giant southern African-American woman. It is seen soon after the characters leave the Canada-Minnesota border. In reality, the restaurant is located near the opposite end of highway 61, in southern Mississippi. See more »

Quotes

Pokey Jones: I never left home, but I know every inch of this highway. I know it inside out. Ask me a question if you like: ask me anything.
Jackie Bangs: Do you wanna have sex with me?
Pokey: What?
Jackie: Do you wanna have sex?
Pokey: No, I'm fine, thank you.
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Crazy Credits

Assistant Sound Editor ... Velcrow Ripper ADR Recordist ... Velcrow Ripper See more »

Connections

Followed by Hard Core Logo (1996) See more »

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Get Outa Nowhere
Written and Performed by Nash the Slash
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One of my all-time favorite movies...
12 December 2002 | by (Denver, CO) – See all my reviews

I have to disagree with the other review on this movie... the Satan character MADE the movie, in my opinion. Two of his scenes stick out in my mind - the one where he convinces the little girl to sign over her soul for fame and the end scene where he explains when he discovered he was "the dark one." This movie is a little known gem and it's a bit off the beaten path, being a Canadian film and all, but if you have a strange, wry sense of humor like my friends and me, you'll definitely love it. I would recommend this movie for anyone that's open-minded to the indie-type flicks.


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