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Underground Aces (1981)

PG | | Comedy | January 1981 (USA)
The escapades of a crew of zany parking lot attendants.

Director:

Robert Butler

Writers:

Lenore Wright, James Carabatsos (as Jim Carabatsos) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dirk Benedict ... Pete Huffman
T.K. Carter ... Dee Jay
Robert Hegyes ... Tico
Rick Podell ... Joe
Michael Winslow ... Nate
Kario Salem ... Sheik
Ralph Seymour ... Zig
Randy Brooks ... Ollie
Joshua Daniel Joshua Daniel ... Wally
Sid Haig ... Faoud
Jerry Orbach ... Herbert Penlittle
Melanie Griffith ... Lucy
Audrey Landers ... Annie Wenders
Fawne Harriman Fawne Harriman ... Mitzi
Mimi Maynard ... Madeline
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The escapades of a crew of zany parking lot attendants.

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They are parking lot zanies at the most luxurious hotel in Beverly Hills...and when they take aim, not a car or a dame is ever the same. See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

January 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Grande Escapada See more »

Filming Locations:

San Francisco, California, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Filmways Pictures See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

For Dirk Benedict, this 1981 feature came out between the two television shows he'd be forever known: as Starbuck on Battlestar Galactica, which ended two-years earlier in 1979; and as Face on The A-Team, beginning two-years later in 1983. See more »

Quotes

Pete Huffman: Bernie, ask her is she loves you.
Sheik: I couldn't.
Pete Huffman: [takes off his cap] Bernie, this is America.
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Connections

References Lawrence of Arabia (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

Underground Aces
Composed and Performed by The Commodores
Courtesy of Motown Records
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I saw it!
15 May 2006 | by pkonoske-1See all my reviews

"Underground Aces" was released to movie theaters...I saw it as a youngster. Remember, this was back in the day, as cfc_can mentioned, of movies like "Car Wash"...which were a dime a dozen. Comedy ruled the day. I agree, though, that this film can be a guilty pleasure, just like "The Gumball Rally." (Another obscure 1976 film.) I went to see "Underground Aces" because I loved "Battlestar Galactica." Worth noting is "Underground Aces" director Robert Butler, who cut his teeth on many a Disney film and television show. Another star of note (and a staple of television) in an early film role (after her appearance in "1941") is Audrey Landers.


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