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Under the Hula Moon (1995)

R  |   |  Action, Comedy  |  1 December 1995 (USA)
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In the desert outside Cactus Gulch, Arizona, Buzzard and Betty Jean Wall live in a trailer decorated in Hawaiian themes. Betty's trying to get pregnant. Buzz wants to market "Cammo," a sun ... See full summary »

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Buzzard Wall
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Betty Wall
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Turk Dickson
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Maya Gundinger
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Bob
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Dolly
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Juan
James Staszkiel ...
Trucker (as James Staskel)
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Clyde
Ray Bumatai ...
King
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Kim Jones
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Marvin (as Bill Campbell)
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Grandmother
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Bus Driver
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In the desert outside Cactus Gulch, Arizona, Buzzard and Betty Jean Wall live in a trailer decorated in Hawaiian themes. Betty's trying to get pregnant. Buzz wants to market "Cammo," a sun block lotion that looks like camouflage; but financing is tough to find and Betty thinks he should get a real job. Buzz's half-brother Turkey, a murderous psychopath, escapes from jail, comes to the trailer, ties up Buzz, kidnaps Betty, steals $10,000 they've just won from Publisher's Clearing Hut's Lucky Loser drawing, and heads for Mexico. Buzz is untied by Maya, an ex-girlfriend who's now a TV reporter in search of a story. They pick up Turk's trail and set out to rescue Betty. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Rated R for violence, language and some sexuality
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Eisitirio gia ton Paradeiso  »

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Betty Wall: Stop wasting water!
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Sort of like a car accident
22 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I started watching it, and couldn't stop. I don't know if I wanted it to get better, or just wanted to see where it would go next. It was funny, and still, not a good movie, or a bad one. I know when it was over, I felt like something had been stolen from me. It had some inklings of Raising Arizona, but not as funny. There were some "hidden" funny things, but you have to pay attention. That's not always easy with this movie. A few times I wanted to turn it off, but like looking at a car accident while it's happening, it's bad, but you can't look away. I would recommend it, if you have some mind candy time to kill. Or perhaps just want to turn your brain to mush while eating cheetos and drinking strawberry quik.


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