Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films (2014)

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A one-of-a-kind story about two-of-a-kind men who (for better or worse) changed film forever.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sam Firstenberg ...
David Paulsen ...
Luigi Cozzi ...
Menahem Golan ...
Himself (archive footage)
Itzik Kol ...
Michael Hartman ...
Quentin Falk ...
Boaz Davidson ...
William Stout ...
Roni Ya'ackov ...
Himself (as Rony Yakov)
Yftach Katzur ...
Himself (as Yiftach Katzur)
Dan Wolman ...


A documentary about Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus - two movie-obsessed cousins whose passion for cinema changed the way movies were made and marketed - and the tale of how this passion ultimately led to the demise of the company they built together. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for strong sexual content, graphic nudity, violence including rape, language and some drug use | See all certifications »


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Fascinating documentary
24 June 2015 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is a fascinating documentary about Canon films who were headed up by two Israelis , Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus. They made scores and scores of B movies at an alarming rate and quality was not uppermost in their minds. They started off making films in Israel and i remember the film Lemon Popsicle very well. A film very much like Porkies and perfect to watch for a 12 year old kid! This film shows lots of clips from their movies ( you will recognise lots of them) and has lots of interviews with people they worked with . Not many were complimentary and unsurprisingly there are no modern interviews with the pair which is a shame. If you are into your films and film history then this will be right up your street.

6 out of 10

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