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B.C. Rock (1980)
"Le chaînon manquant" (original title)

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Adult animated comedy with rock music soundtrack portraying a far-fetched explanation of the Dawn of Man.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Richard Darbois ...
Oh (voice)
Georges Aminel ...
Igua / Le gros con #3 (voice)
Roger Carel ...
Croak / Le gros con #4 (voice)
Jacques Ferrière ...
Le gros con #1 (voice)
William Sabatier ...
Le gros con #2 (voice)
Philippe Nicaud ...
Dragon (voice)
Jacques Dacqmine ...
Récitant / Narrator (voice)
Ron Venable ...
O (voice)
John Graham ...
Igua (voice)
Bob Kaliban ...
Croak / No Lobes (voice)
...
No Lobes (voice)
Clark Warren ...
No Lobes (voice)
...
Dragon (voice)
Mark Smith ...
Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Joseph Plewa ...
Bone (voice)
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Adult animated comedy with rock music soundtrack portraying a far-fetched explanation of the Dawn of Man.

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Animation | Comedy

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21 May 1980 (France)  »

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In the english-language-dubbed version of the film, the voice of a fire-breathing dragon whose fire comes out of the wrong end is an uncredited Bill Murray. See more »

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THIS TIME 'ROUND
Written by Alan Brewer, Ken Goorabian, Anna Pepper
Performed by Steel Breeze
Produced by Alan Brewer
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Great music, great satire, kewl animation!
20 August 2001 | by (Herndon, VA) – See all my reviews

The soundtrack contains a few tracks from Leo Sayer and singles from the likes of Genesis and REO Speedwagon. The characters are amazing: Stewey Babcock (the first Man), Bone his buddy (a dinosaur) and Slick (a pterodactyl?) are the main characters. They have some amazing adventures, great comedy, satire as well as social commentary.

I didn't recognize many names in the credits, but the voice work was outstanding as well.

If anyone knows where a copy of this can be had, please email me as soon as possible!

I've been looking for a good copy of this for the last 10 years or so - no luck to date.

(Orig: 8-20-2001 Updated:1/26/08) I've almost been looking for 20 years now! Wow!

This review and most of the others as of this date refer to the English release titled "B.C. Rock", not the original French(?) version which now appears to be for sale on DVD and to which my original movie submission and review have been subsequently merged.

Based on reviews, the soundtrack and dialog are all different. I'd look for the English title of "B.C. Rock." Outside of the animation itself, it is not clear from the reviews that the original movie is related to "B.C. Rock" at all.


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