Parents in a small, conservative community don't think that the sex drive is a normal thing for children to experience. So much so, that they label education in that regard as a communist ... See full summary »
John G. Avildsen
W. Bright (Burt Reynolds) is a robber with a heart of gold who travels the South knocking off banks and gas stations owned by a corrupt businessman. When he hijacks a car, he meets an aspiring country band, the Dixie Dancekings, led by Dixie (Conny Van Dyke). The two sides eventually take a liking to one another, especially after the Dancekings realize the size of Bright's thefts. Trailed by ... See full summary »
Small time crooksters Nick (Peter Falk) and Charlie (Charles Durning) have an elaborate plan to rob an exclusive jewelers store. Using a variety of disguises and posing as rich old men and ... See full summary »
John G. Avildsen
A disillusioned aging decent man and once proud WWII veteran is dealing with midlife crisis as well as a tough moral dilemma. If he wants his small near-bankrupt clothing company to survive, he has two days to let go of his shaken morals.
Jake Masters is a private detective who is hired by millionaire Jason Dominic. The police are after Jason in connection with the murder of a woman, and Jason wants Jake to find the real killer. Jake teams up with his nephew, Keith, and Jason's bodyguard, Cora Merrill. They track down the unsavory suspects one by one, getting involved in several murders and sexual situations along the way.Written by
The film was submitted to the BBFC under its original title in February 1972 and was rejected. It was resubmitted in a pre-edited form, cut down to 82 minutes by the distributor, and received further cuts before being released as "Super Dick" later the same year. A further re-edited version, retitled "American Oddballs", was passed with over a minute of cuts for video in 1987, with edits to the infamous necrophilia scene.. See more »
This movie was something of a revelation when it came out -- a full-tilt x-rated film that had little to do with sex. It's structured as a detective film, with Alan Garfield (Goorwitz) in one of his early roles. Everyone talks sex (and often takes part), but the film is ultimately a bizarre comedy about sex. Accidental necrophilia may not sound like fertile ground for jokes, but it does work.
Sort of like x-rated Preston Sturges crossed with South Park. (I'm not claiming it's as good as either, but they give you an idea of the sensibility.) It will offend the uptight, that's for sure.
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