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Up! (1976)

This kicks off with the murder of one Adolf Schwartz (who bears a striking resemblance to another famous Adolf) by placing a ravenous piranha fish in his bathtub. Who did it? No-one knows ... See full summary »

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Russ Meyer

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Russ Meyer (screenplay) (as B. Callum), Russ Meyer (original story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Edward Schaaf Edward Schaaf ... Adolph Schwartz
Robert McLane Robert McLane ... Paul
Elaine Collins Elaine Collins ... The Ethopian Chef
Candy Samples ... The Headsperson (as Mary Gavin)
Su Ling Su Ling ... Limehouse
Janet Wood ... Sweet Li'l Alice
Linda Sue Ragsdale Linda Sue Ragsdale ... Gwendolyn
Harry Harry ... The Nimrod / Carnivorous Fish
Raven De La Croix ... Margo Winchester
Monty Bane ... Homer Johnson (as Monte Bane)
Marianne Marks ... Chesty Young Thing
Larry Dean Larry Dean ... Leonard Box
Bob Schott ... Rafe
Foxy Lae Foxy Lae ... Pocohontas
Ray Reinhardt Ray Reinhardt ... The Commissioner
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Storyline

This kicks off with the murder of one Adolf Schwartz (who bears a striking resemblance to another famous Adolf) by placing a ravenous piranha fish in his bathtub. Who did it? No-one knows or cares, as they're too busy being distracted by busty Margo Winchester, who hitch-hikes into# town and gets involved with all the local men. It all ends with a series of complicated plot twists that reveal that just about everyone is really someone else. And if it gets too confusing, Russ Meyer helpfully arranges for a one- woman nude Greek chorus to pop up at intervals to explain what's going on. Written by Michael Brooke <michael@everyman.demon.co.uk>

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If you don't see "Up!"...you'll feel down! See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 December 1983 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Russ Meyer's Up See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Final film of Robert McLane. See more »

Quotes

The Ethopian Chef: I give good head.
Homer Johnson: Never had any bad head.
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Referenced in Up!: An Interview with Raven De La Croix (2006) See more »

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Raven De La Croix - a Goddess!
3 July 2001 | by InfofreakSee all my reviews

I love Russ Meyer movies! It's really difficult to explain the appeal of them to those that are unfamiliar with his work. Best thing is to watch one yourself, and Up! is as good a starting place as any.

Prepare to enter a world like no other! Full of women - good ones, "bad" ones, powerful ones. Women who are IN CONTROL. The plot here doesn't really matter. It's a kinda murder mystery involving the death of a pervert who may or may not be Hitler. That's really just an excuse for a slew of scenes like none you've ever seen, and dialogue (co-written by Roger Ebert!) that continually astounds.

Kitten Natividad makes her mark as "the Greek Chorus" but the real star here is Raven De La Croix (as Margo Winchester) who is the most stunning women to ever grace a Meyer flick. You've got to see her to believe her! Raven (according to her web site "psychic counselor to individual members of the Hells Angels Worldwide") energizes the movie everytime she is on screen, but is especially unforgettable in a water fight sequence with Janet Wood which surely must be one of the high points of exploitation cinema!

So, sit back, relax, and prepare to be astonished by Up! Your world will never be the same again!


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