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Palmer's Pick-Up (1999)

R | | Comedy | 3 March 1999 (USA)
Two dimwit owners (Robert Carradine, Richard Hillman) of a struggling hauling company are approached about hauling a huge, mysterious box across country at the end of the century. The cargo... See full summary »
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Dick Cash Announcer (voice) (as The Cope)
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Dick Cash
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Bruce Palmer
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Pearl
Bruce Palmer ...
Mr. Baker, Shark Owner
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Mrs. Eleanor Palmer
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Ernie Bolza
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Bo
Judy ...
Herself
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Mac
Tilghmin Bollends ...
Miriam
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Tom Bolza
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Mr. Price
Adrienne Stout ...
Normalene (as Adrienne Stout-Coppola)
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Two dimwit owners (Robert Carradine, Richard Hillman) of a struggling hauling company are approached about hauling a huge, mysterious box across country at the end of the century. The cargo has religious significance and may be an attempt to release Satan in the Devil's Triangle to start the next century. En route, many step out to try to stop their delivery including Patrick Kilpatrick as a gay ex-con, Talia Shire playing in drag, Morton Downey, Jr. as a tv celebrity, and Rosanna Arquette as a gun-toting sexpot. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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...it's the haul of a lifetime!

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Rated R for language, violence and sexuality | See all certifications »
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3 March 1999 (USA)  »

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Palmer's Pick-Up: An American Roadshow Odyssey  »

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Trivia

Morton Downey Jr.'s last film appearance. See more »

Goofs

Palmer and Pearl are driving a truck that has been locked in California by Ernie. Ernie told them that his brother in Florida has the key. While still on the road, Pearl opens the back of the truck without any problem or any key. See more »

Quotes

Bruce Palmer: What do you say to a one-legged hitchhiker?
Pearl: What?
Bruce Palmer: Hop in!
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Clu's Shuffle
Written and Performed by Andy Rehfeldt
Courtesy of Peanuts & Cheese Music
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A few gags but somewhat disappointing
18 July 2005 | by (Madison, Wisconsin, USA) – See all my reviews

I had hoped to see some really funny material here.

Perhaps I just didn't get it.

Or perhaps the gags really are lame.

I don't recommend this movie.

There were some jabs aimed at a few of the rather ridiculous type folks.

Those who the wise don't take seriously.

Such as a TV evangelist who says "take it all with you." Sorry but a great deal of the acting was no better than what I saw in the senior class play held by the local high school in 1965.


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