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Ricky 1 (1988)

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In this parody of the Rocky films, Ricky Wanero is a male gigolo and stripper who sets out to beat "The Champ" in the boxing ring.


(as Bill Naud)


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Credited cast:
Michael Michaud ...
Ricky Wanero
Maggie Hughes ...
The Champ (Silver Shadow) (as James Herbert)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Brent Beckett
James Herbert
Bob Swain ...
Stunt Man
Jimmy Williams ...
(as Jon Chaney)


In this parody of the Rocky films, Ricky Wanero is a male gigolo and stripper who sets out to beat "The Champ" in the boxing ring.

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It does to boxing what Airplane did to flying.




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Ricky 1 ¡Qué duro es ganar!  »

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When Ricky gets up at 4:26 AM, he hits the snooze button, and the clock reads 12:00. See more »


[repeated line]
Ricky Wanero: Don't be negative.
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Spoofs Rocky II (1979) See more »


It's Hot In Heaven
Produced and written by
Ross Vannelli
Performed by
Ross Vannelli & Marietta Waters
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What Disaster Movie would have looked like back in the 80's
2 January 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Seriously, who thought of a spoof of Rocky? It's like spoofing the Bourne series and calling it The Bourne Retardation. Like the Rocky films, it revolves around a regular schmoe who receives an opportunity to fight it out with the champion of the world. When people wonder why it went right to video and never entered theatres, it's because the film was so bad. no one would want to waste 90 minutes of their valuable time watching some bad acting rolled into a bad film. Wouldn't someone prefer to dance on that giant piano from Big with Robert Loggia? Wouldn't someone prefer to drink a lot of Red Bull and watch the news? I know i would if it prevented me from watching this film again And to think, they thought they could say it was better than the Airplane! movies. So if you're curiously wandering around a video store and stumble across this film, yell WITCH!, run in a circle three times, then grab it and light it on fire. Ricky 1 1/10

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