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Release Date:
11 March 1994 (Italy) See more »
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Slark, raving comedy.
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Ezio Greggio ... Antonio Motel

Dom DeLuise ... Dr. Animal Cannibal Pizza

Billy Zane ... Jo Dee Fostar

Joanna Pacula ... Lily Wine

Charlene Tilton ... Jane Wine

Martin Balsam ... Det. Martin Balsam

Stuart Pankin ... Insp. Pete Putrid

John Astin ... The Ranger

Phyllis Diller ... Old Secretary

Bubba Smith ... Olaf

Larry Storch ... Sergeant

Rip Taylor ... Mr. Laurel

Shelley Winters ... Mrs. Motel (The Mother)

Nedra Volz ... Ranger's Wife

Andre Rosey Brown ... Motorcycle Cop (as Rosey Brown)

Henry Silva ... Police Chief

Marshall Bell ... Cross Dressing Agent

Lee Allan ... Agent #1

Sal Landi ... Agent #2
John Roarke ... Ex-President George Bush

Pat Rick ... President Bill Clinton

Tony Cox ... Dwarf Guard

Joe Dante ... Dying Man

John Carpenter ... Trenchcoat Man / Gimp

Irwin Keyes ... Guard
Jeff Bright ... Mummy
Kimber Sissons ... Push-Up Lady

Eddie Deezen ... Video Cameraman

Ken Davitian ... Luciano Pavarotti (as Kenneth Davitian)

Peter DeLuise ... Checkout Guard
Rudy De Luca ... Malicious Mel, the Checkout Maniac
Lynn Shirey ... First Lady Hillary Clinton

John Landis ... FBI Agent

David DeLuise ... Policeman #1
John Fadule ... Policeman #2

Al Ruscio ... Phillip Morris

Dom Irrera ... Gas Station Attendant
Lance Kinsey ... Interrogating Officer

Shelly Desai ... Trick
Seifullah Ziyad II ... Michael Jackson
Lonnie Burr ... Drunk

Debra Christofferson ... Misery Woman

Linda Lutz ... Housedress Woman

Heather Elizabeth Parkhurst ... Beautiful Woman
Jim Maniaci ... Rape Culturist #1
Manny Molina ... Rape Culturist #2
Raymond Serra ... Agent Prostitute #1
Robert Muse ... Agent Prostitute #2

Daniel McVicar ... Forensics Expert
Lana Schwab ... Nurse

Wilhelm von Homburg ... Maitre D'
Matteo Molinari ... Bellboy

Rino Piccolo ... Ambulance Driver
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Jeff Celentano ... Agent (as Jeff Weston)

Mel Brooks ... Checkout Guest (uncredited)
Cornelia Johnsson ... Sharon Bone (uncredited)
Angela Masini ... Fat Woman (uncredited)

Directed by
Ezio Greggio 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Ezio Greggio 

Produced by
Julie Corman .... producer
Ezio Greggio .... executive producer
Luca Oddo .... producer: european unit
 
Original Music by
Parmer Fuller 
 
Cinematography by
Jacques Haitkin 
 
Film Editing by
Robert Barrere 
Andy Horvitch 
 
Casting by
Craig Campobasso 
 
Production Design by
James William Newport 
 
Art Direction by
Russell J. Smith 
 
Set Decoration by
Natalie Pope 
 
Costume Design by
Leesa Evans 
 
Makeup Department
Ela Barczewska .... assistant hair stylist (as Elizabeth Barczewska)
Ela Barczewska .... assistant makeup artist (as Elizabeth Barczewska)
David P. Barton .... special makeup effects supervisor
Michelle Barton .... special makeup effects
Michele Bloom .... hair stylist
Michele Bloom .... makeup artist
Jimmy Chonga .... special makeup effects
Michael Dudley .... special makeup effects
Bernhard Eichholz .... special makeup effects
David Greathouse .... special makeup effects
Karin Hanson .... special makeup effects
Hal Jahlikakik .... special makeup effects
Brad Krisko .... special makeup effects
Rick Lalonde .... special makeup effects
Margaux L. Lancaster .... makeup artist
Dan Rebert .... special makeup effects
Mich'l Rios .... special makeup effects
Jordu Schell .... special makeup effects
Brian Sipe .... special makeup effects
Yolanda Squatpump .... special makeup effects
 
Production Management
Isabel Henderson .... post-production supervisor
Whitney R. Hunter .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Marco Black .... second second assistant director
Alexis Cahill .... first assistant director
William Paul Clark .... second assistant director
Carter Peabody .... assistant director: second unit
Franklin A. Vallette .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Regina Lee Alonte .... on-set dresser (as Regina Lee Herve)
Chris Barber .... painter
Chris Barber .... propmaker
Peter Croyle .... propmaker gangboss
Robert E. Lee .... construction coordinator
Leon Martell .... swing gang
Pacharee Newport .... art department assistant
Mona Personius .... lead man
Erin Riordan .... art department assistant
Thomas Ruble .... swing gang
Ubaldo Stella .... storyboard artist
Robert Thomas .... lead man
 
Sound Department
Bill Bell .... dialogue editor
Tim Chilton .... foley artist
Bob Costanza .... sound effects editor
Mike Dickeson .... sound effects editor
David C. Eichhorn .... dialogue editor
James R. Einolf .... sound mixer
Mark Friedgen .... supervising sound editor
Robert Glass .... re-recording mixer
Sue Jesse .... assistant sound effects editor
Kristi Johns .... adr editor
Roberto Moroni .... re-recording mixer
Rocky Quiroz .... boom operator
Richard D. Rogers .... re-recording mixer
Jill Schachne .... foley artist
Gary Shinkle .... assistant sound effects editor
Brian Slack .... stereo sound consultant
Richard S. Steele .... sound effects editor
Marc Van Der Nagel .... assistant sound effects editor
Frank Fleming .... sound recordist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
John C. Hartigan .... special effects coordinator
Paul Hickerson .... pyrotechnician
David Waine .... special effects assistant
 
Visual Effects by
Scott Anderson .... digital editing assistant
 
Stunts
Bruce Paul Barbour .... stunts
Sandy Berumen .... stunts
Brad Bovee .... stunts
Alex Daniels .... stunts
Christopher Doyle .... stunts (as Chris Doyle)
Greg Wayne Elam .... stunts (as Greg Elam)
George Fisher .... stunts
Dick Hancock .... stunts
Larry Holt .... stunts
Terry Jackson .... stunts
Loren Janes .... stunts
Rosemary Johnston .... stunts
Barbara Anne Klein .... stunts (as Barbara Klein)
Randy Lamb .... stunts
Steven Lambert .... stunts (as Steve Lambert)
Tom Morga .... stunts
Gary Morgan .... stunt coordinator
Roger Morgan .... stunts
Carol Neilson .... stunts
Jimmy Ortega .... stunts
Patricia M. Peters .... stunts (as Tricia Peters)
Sherry Peterson .... stunts
J.P. Romano .... stunts
Thomas Rosales Jr. .... stunts (as Tom Rosales)
Debby Lynn Ross .... stunts
Birgit K. Schier .... stunts (as Birgit Schier)
Jeff Smolek .... stunts
Tony Snegoff .... stunts
Brian J. Williams .... stunts (as Brian Williams)
Gerard G. Williams .... stunts (as Gerard Williams)
Bob Yerkes .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jeff Cutter .... first assistant camera
Thomas M. Dangcil .... electrician
Craig Delaney .... best boy grip
Von Deming .... grip
Jason Elias .... electrician
Jason Fabbro .... camera loader
Eric S. Foster .... best boy electric
Nicholas Franchot .... grip
Richard Franchot .... key grip
David Goldner .... still photographer
Brett Losner .... grip
James McCalmont .... director of photography: second unit
Gus Oliva .... gaffer: second unit
Robert Oliva .... key grip: second unit
Hector Rivera .... grip
Phil Russman .... video playback operator
Amy Schulenberg .... camera loader
Lawrence Shen .... second assistant camera
Roberto M. Sifuentes .... electrician
Laurent Soriano .... assistant camera: second unit
Taylor Evan Sparks .... electrician
Ken Wheeland .... gaffer
 
Casting Department
Charles Matthews .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Allyson B. Fanger .... costume supervisor (as Allyson Brown)
Dana Kay Hart .... set costumer
 
Editorial Department
Lori Ball .... assistant film editor
Nicole Barbere .... apprentice film editor
Clark Henderson .... additional editor
Ruth Larkin .... apprentice film editor
Robert Lattanzio .... first assistant film editor
Dana Mazzola .... assistant film editor
Carrie Nasanchuk .... apprentice film editor
David Parmenter .... negative cutter
Jason Rosenbaum .... assistant film editor
Roger Roth .... apprentice film editor
Jim Williams .... color timer
 
Location Management
Amanda Gill .... location manager
Darren Moloney .... location manager
 
Transportation Department
John W. Barbee .... transportation coordinator
Todd Painter .... driver (1994)
 
Other crew
Manolita Cipparrone .... script supervisor: second unit
Stephanie Dizon .... choreographer
Ernest D. Farino .... title designer
Gary Gray .... production assistant
Megan Knapp .... production assistant
David Lombard .... key set production assistant
Michelle McManus .... assistant: Mr. Greggio and Ms. Corman
Brian McMillan .... head animal trainer
Gina Michel .... script supervisor
Joe Rice .... extras coordinator
Marc Salter .... set production assistant
Amanda Scarano .... assistant production coordinator
Cari Schaeffler .... production coordinator
Johanna Stein .... assistant: Mr. Greggio
Brenda Syrnes .... craft service
Angela Vivo .... script supervisor
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Il silenzio dei prosciutti" - Italy (original title)
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Runtime:
81 min
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Trivia:
One of two movies where Dom DeLuise plays someone with the word "pizza" in their name. The other was Pizza the Hut in Spaceballs (1987) (director of which, 'Mel Brooks (I)' appears in the movie as well).See more »
Quotes:
Motorcycle Cop:No need, I'm already here.See more »
Movie Connections:
Spoofs RoboCop (1987)See more »
Soundtrack:
PUSH/PULLSee more »

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9 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Funny at times, overall decent., 19 August 2000
Author: Todd Gaines (doc_desire) from Hamilton, Ontario

This parody of several movies packs some amusing moments, such as Billy Zane flipping open his wallet to reveal a waffle and saying, "FBI have an appointment", and a humourous turn by Dom Deluise as a cannibal, which overall make this movie a decent turn worth a look. How long a look will depend on how much you enjoy slapstick comedy and one-liners. There are times it drags, and some of the jokes are corny, but overall the funny moments outweigh the not funny ones, so give this one a look if you're in the mood for a light laugh.

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