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Cry Uncle (1971)

Private detective takes on a case and gets mixed up in murder, sex and blackmail.

Director:

John G. Avildsen

Writers:

David Odell (screenplay), Michael Brett (novel) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jackson Beck Jackson Beck ... Narrator (voice)
Pamela Gruen Pamela Gruen ... Renee
Allen Garfield ... Jake Masters
Devin Goldenberg Devin Goldenberg ... Keith
Marcia Jean Kurtz ... Russian Girl
Chuck Pfeiffer Chuck Pfeiffer ... Texan
Reuben Schafer Reuben Schafer ... Russian
Paul Sorvino ... Coughing Cop
Ray Barron Ray Barron ... Bald Cop
Madeleine Le Roux ... Cora Merrill
David Kirk David Kirk ... Jason Dominic
Sean Walsh Sean Walsh ... Gene Sprigg
Debbi Morgan ... Olga Winter (as Deborah Morgan)
Maureen Byrnes Maureen Byrnes ... Lena Right
Nancy Salmon Nancy Salmon ... Connie Landfield
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Storyline

Private detective takes on a case and gets mixed up in murder, sex and blackmail.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

laugh till you Cry Uncle! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Mystery

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Official Sites:

Troma

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 August 1971 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cry Uncle! See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

15th Street Films See more »
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Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Movielab)
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References Bride of Frankenstein (1935) See more »

Soundtracks

Cry Uncle (Come With Me)
Words and Music by Harper MacKay and Moose Charlap
Performed by Sandy Stewart
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Brilliant -- if you can find an uncut copy
12 January 2007 | by WaldoOttenSee all my reviews

This is the first film to cause me to fall out of my seat, laughing, onto the floor of the theatre. Not hard to laugh out loud at this one if you don't take yourself too seriously -- one of the few soft-core porn flicks that had great bathroom humor as a bonus. Garfield stole the show.

HOWEVER -- hoping to relive the moment 30 years later, I rented a copy from a video store and was severely disappointed to find out all of the great gags I remembered had been cut out, leaving a mess.

So if you rent this one, make sure you get a copy of the original theatre version. The sanitized version stinks.


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