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Highway 61 (1991)

R | | Comedy, Music | 24 April 1992 (USA)
A small-town barber goes on a road trip from Thunder Bay to New Orleans with an unpredictable woman and a coffin.

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Cast

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Earl Pastko ...
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Mr. Watson
Art Bergmann ...
Otto
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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 ...
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 »

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Comedy | Music

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24 April 1992 (USA)  »

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A 61-es főút  »

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$291,645
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

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

Goofs

In one shot the car is traveling in the wrong direction. Before they cross the border into the USA, they cross a river on a bridge. The river must be flowing east towards Lake Superior, so the camera is also pointed east. But the car is traveling from right to left, which means it must be traveling north, not south. 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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Mr. Skin can be heard speaking over the very end of the closing credits. See more »


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Sally On
Written and Performed by Sam Larkin
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This is it , my favorite movie of all time .
31 January 2000 | by See all my reviews

I realize that my tastes are different than those of the average viewer . But one thing I have never wanted is to be average . This is my favorite movie of all time . The black humor of Bruce McDonald , and the straight faced delivery of Don McKellar add up to the perfect combination to tickle my twisted funny bone . I'm not going to give anything away , but watch for the scene of Satan talking to the little girl . That kills me every time I watch this movie .


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