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B.C. Rock (1980)

Le chaînon manquant (original title)
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)
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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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Storyline

Cheeky, farcical and allegorical "true story" of the dawn of mankind. In the year 196303 BC, after a tribe of cavemen figures out how to have sex, O is born and, being different and more evolved than his xenophobic apeman and neanderthal family, immediately kicked out of their cave at birth. Young abandoned brontosaur Igua befriends him and takes care of him. While growing up, O befriends other dinosaurs as well, but once he realizes that he's not a dinosaur, he decides to find his own path in life and brakes off his friendship with Igua in a fit of anger. Igua wants to mend their friendship and decides to look for O until he finds him again. While roaming the prehistoric and even ice age world trying to survive on his own, O has many dangerous misadventures, becomes an inventor of fire and other important things, finds love with a somewhat humanoid feline creature in heat and eventually becomes a true renaissance man. During one of his misadventures, O stumbles upon his family again ...

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21 May 1980 (France)  »

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B.C. Rock  »

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(Eastmancolor)

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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

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 »

Soundtracks

FRIENDS
Written and Performed by Anna Pepper
Produced by Alan Brewer
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One of the best...
5 July 2004 | by (North Carolina, United States) – See all my reviews

Definitely one of the best adult animated films ever made. I just don't understand why it is not available to buy on DVD OR VHS. We used to rent this film quite often back in the late 80's, but I have never seen it available for purchase ANYWHERE. Why is this? I found Ralph Bakshi's "Wizards" on VHS after years of searching. I have "Heavy Metal" on DVD. Why won't they make this available to us???????? This film is hilariously funny. The animation is awesome, and the story line is just too good! Complete senseless fun, and I would LOVE to show it to my kids now that they're grown. It sure would be nice to have even a limited re-release of this film so a whole new generation would be able to enjoy it.


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