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The Stöned Age (1994)

 -  Comedy | Music  -  5 December 1994 (USA)
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Joe and Hubbs are a pair of rockers who are on a quest for 'chicks'. This is the tale of their adventures over one night.

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Joe
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China Kantner ...
Renee Allman ...
Lanie (as Renee Ammann)
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Tack (as Clifton Gonzalez Gonzalez)
David Groh ...
Dad
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Crump's Brother
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Officer Dean
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Himself
Richard Chaim ...
Norm Hankey
Josh Berman ...
Perk
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Mike Dick
David R. Parker ...
Mike New York
Daniel Collins ...
Crump
Ernest M. Garcia ...
Neighbor
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Storyline

Determined to avoid another night of driving aimlessly around Torrance in the Blue Torpedo, Joe and Hubbs set out on a quest for fine chicks. Their paths soon cross with Tack, from whom they learn about a pair of foreign radical chicks hanging out near the Frankie Avalon place. Over Joe's objections, Hubbs worms Tack out of the deal, and the pair take a slow ride toward their destiny. Written by Greg Helton <ghelton@airmail.net>

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Tack's Chicks  »

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The beer all the guys drink in the movie is called Ox 45. The script originally called for them to drink Colt 45, but Colt 45 wouldn't allow it because they refuse to endorse under-age drinking. So their drink-of-choice was changed from Colt 45 to Ox 45. See more »

Goofs

Reflected in the microwave oven door in the kitchen scene. See more »

Quotes

Jill Wajakawakawitz: Who's Crump's brother?
Hubbs: He's just some dude.
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Crazy Credits

After all the end credits have rolled up, the picture comes back showing Joe and Hubbs leaving a liquor store. Outside the store, two members of Blue Öyster Cult (playing themselves) try to sell them some B.O.C. t-shirts, but they refuse, saying the shirts look obviously fake. See more »

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References 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) See more »

Soundtracks

I Like To Do It
Composed by Harry Wayne Casey (as Harry W. Casey), Richard Finch
Performed by KC & The Sunshine Band
Courtesy of Rhino Records
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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The Schnappster *ping*
19 July 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It's sad that many people who commented on this gem, either didn't get it, nitpick over it's faults (yes they are there but all movies have them), or want to compare it to Dazed and Confused. They are two different movies altogether. For one the kids in Dazed and Confused were essentially the 10% - rich, athletic, and popular kids in school partying it up. Then of course there was the rest of us.

If you were an average teen in the late 70's or early 80's, driving, drinking, and smoking whatever you could afford then you got this movie for sure. Smoking skank weed out of a crushed Shlitz Malt Liquor tall can - been there, did it. Driving a vehicle that was a barely moving invitation for the cops to bust you (try a brush painted green Chevy Luv pickup for nasty)- did that too. Getting wasted and crashing the rich kid/jock kegger with your friends - did that more times than I can count.

I especially liked how the writer/director portrayed Joe and Hubbs - for once long haired, hard rock listening, beer swilling, stoners weren't turned into violent sociopaths. There was no nannying Lifetime style message about drug and alcohol use. These were good kids, who while on the wild side, would more than likely grow up to be pretty responsible adults - like most of us did.

It's sad there was never a follow up to this one. I liked the characters enough that seeing them in later years (can you picture both Joe and Hubbs being the father character, dealing with the hip hop listening punks of today - I could)would surely be worth seeing.

This a great, nearly forgotten gem that deserves the 10 I gave it. Crack open a tall OX 45, light up some lumbo and enjoy


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