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A cave-man seeks revenge on a much larger competitor for the hand of a beautiful cave-woman.

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Atouk
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Lar
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Tala
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Gog
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Ta
Mark King ...
Ruck
Paco Morayta ...
Flok
Evan C. Kim ...
Nook (as Evan Kim)
Ed Greenberg ...
Kalta
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Bork
Jack Scalici ...
Folg
Erika Carlsson ...
Folg's Mate (as Erica Carlson)
Gigi Vorgan ...
Folg's Daughter
Sara López Sierra ...
Folg's Younger Daughter (as Sara Lopez Sierra)
Esteban Valdez ...
Folg's Son
Juan Ancona Figueroa ...
Folg's Younger Son
Juan Omar Ortiz ...
Folg's Youngest Son
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Meeka (as Anais de Melo)
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Tonda
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Lana
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Ock
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Grot (as Miguel Angel Fuentes)
Tere Álvarez ...
Ock's Mate (as Tere Alvarez)
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Grot's Mate (as Ana de Sade)
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Boola
Hector Moreno ...
Noota
Pamela Gual ...
Noota's Mate
Marco Antonio Arzate ...
Caveman
Miguel Ángel García ...
Caveman (as Miguel Angel Garcia)
Vicente Huezo ...
Caveman (as Vicente Hueso)
Nicolás Jasso ...
Caveman (as Nicolas Jasso)
Raúl Martínez ...
Caveman (as Raul Martinez)
Gerardo Albarrán ...
Caveman (as Gerardo Moreno)
Humberto Olivares ...
Caveman
Martha Irma Gutierrez ...
Cavewoman
Maria Elena Novella ...
Cavewoman
Sabina Riba ...
Cavewoman
Xochitl del Rosario ...
Cavewoman
Diana Walther ...
Cavewoman
Michelle Wagner ...
Cavewoman
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Abominable Snowman
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rosa Rodríguez ...
Cavewoman (uncredited)

Directed by

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Carl Gottlieb

Written by

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Rudy De Luca ... (written by) (as Rudy de Luca) and
Carl Gottlieb ... (written by)

Produced by

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David Foster ... producer
Lawrence Turman ... producer

Music by

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Lalo Schifrin

Cinematography by

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Alan Hume ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Gene Fowler Jr.

Editorial Department

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Kim Fowler ... assistant film editor
Sara Freeland ... dallies assistant editor
Roy E. Peterson ... assistant film editor
Carlos Puente ... assistant film editor

Casting By

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Lynn Stalmaster

Production Design by

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Philip M. Jefferies

Art Direction by

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José Rodríguez Granada ... (as Jose Rodriguez Granada)

Costume Design by

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Robert Fletcher

Makeup Department

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Del Armstrong ... makeup supervisor
Bertha Chiu ... hair dresser (as Bertha Chiu Amador)
Lynn Del Kail ... hair stylist
Magdalena Eriz ... makeup assistant (as Maria Magdalena Eriz Anda)
Rosa Guerrero ... makeup artist (as Rosa Guerrero Garcia)
Gloria Morgan Gutierrez ... hairdresser assistant
Tom Lucas ... makeup artist
Ernestina Oropeza ... makeup assistant (as Ernestina Oropeza Trujillio)
Hallie Smith-Simmons ... makeup artist
Chris Walas ... creator: abominable snowman (as Christopher Walas)

Production Management

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Jorge Cardeña ... production chief
Donald Heitzer ... production manager: Puerto Vallarta
César Armando Jiménez ... assistant production chief (as Cesar Armando Jiminez)
Theodore R. Parvin ... production manager
Federico Serrano ... assistant production chief

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Peter Bogart ... first assistant director
Mario Cisneros ... assistant director
Jim Danforth ... second unit director (uncredited)

Art Department

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Carlos Echeverria ... assistant art director (as Carlos Echeverria Garcia)
Antonio Mata ... property master
Juan Miranda ... property assistant
Miguel Padilla ... property assistant
Michael G. Ploog ... illustrator (as Michael Ploog) / sketch artist (as Michael Ploog)
Macedonio Ramos ... property assistant
Epifanio Ramírez ... assistant art director (as Epifanio Leos Ramirez)
Ward Welton ... painter

Sound Department

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Keith Batten ... boom operator
Claude Hitchcock ... production sound mixer
Eric Lindemann ... sound editor
Eric Shrader ... looping dialogue editor (as Erik Schrader)
Theodore Soderberg ... dialogue re-recording mixer
Mario Valdés ... sound assistant (as Mario Perez Valdez)
Paul Wells ... sound effects re-recording mixer
Jay Wertz ... sound effects supervisor

Special Effects by

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Michael Arbogast ... special effects prop maker
Roy Arbogast ... special effects supervisor
Hal Bigger ... special effects crew
Laurencio Cordero ... special effects crew
Jesus G. Duran ... special effects assistant (as Jesus Duran)
Gunnar Ferdinandsen ... special effects plaster mold maker
Dale Kuippers ... special effects sculptor
William Lee ... special effects prop maker
James Nash Jr. ... special effects crew
Dayton Osmond ... special effects prop maker
Robert Riley III ... special effects prop maker
Richard Ruiz ... special effects plaster mold maker
Thomas R. Ward ... special effects crew (as Thomas Ward)
David Wood ... special effects crew (as David R. Wood)

Visual Effects by

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David Allen ... visual effects supervisor
Jim Aupperle ... visual effects crew
Randall William Cook ... visual effects crew
Dan Curry ... matte artist
Spencer Gill ... visual effects crew
Rocco Gioffre ... matte artist
Jena Holman ... matte artist
Pete Kleinow ... visual effects crew
Laine Liska ... visual effects crew
David Stipes ... visual effects crew
Jim Danforth ... dinosaur and effects designer (uncredited)
Paul Gentry ... director of photography: stop-motion animation unit (uncredited)
Hal Miles ... stop-motion technician (uncredited)

Stunts

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Gerardo Albarrán ... stunts (as Gerardo Moreno)
Marco Antonio Arzate ... stunts
Jeannie Epper ... stunts
James M. Halty ... stunt coordinator (as Jim Halty)
Nicolás Jasso ... stunts (as Nicolas Jasso)
Raúl Martínez ... stunts (as Raul Martinez)
John Meier ... stunts
Jimmy Nickerson ... stunts (as Jim Nickerson)
Patricio Pareda ... stunts
R.A. Rondell ... stunt coordinator
Ron Stein ... stunt coordinator
Glenn R. Wilder ... stunts (as Glenn Wilder)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Leslie Bryan ... key grip
José Campos ... grip
Rosalio Cano ... electrician
Críspulo de la Torre ... electrician
Fernando Fernández ... camera assistant
Mike Frift ... focus puller (as Michael Frift)
Simon Hume ... clapper/loader
Genaro Hurtado ... director of photography: second unit
Reyes Iglesias ... electrician
Juan Iniestra ... grip
Marcelino Iniestra ... electrician
Adolfo Lara ... electrician
Jack Lowin ... camera operator (as Jack Arthur Lowin)
Juventino Palacios ... generator operator
Manuel Paredes ... camera assistant (as Manuel Paredes Luna)
Graciano Perez ... grip
Asunción Pérez ... grip
Raymundo T. Ramirez ... electrician
Moises Rodriguez ... electrician
Andrew D. Schwartz ... unit still photographer (as Andrew Schwartz)
Andrés Torres Flores ... camera operator: second unit
John Tythe ... gaffer
Roberto Vega Alvarado ... generator operator
Pascual Villa ... grip
Patricio Vázquez ... electrician

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Antonieta Esquivel ... wardrobe assistant
Mary Etta Lang ... assistant to costume designer
Angela Martinez ... wardrobe: women
Juanita Oliver ... wardrobe assistant
Jorge Ramirez ... wardrobe: men
Adolfo Ramírez ... wardrobe supervisor (as Adolfo Ramirez)
Enrique Villavicencio ... wardrobe assistant

Location Management

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Rita Damon ... location auditor
Dow Griffith ... location scout

Music Department

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Daniel Allan Carlin ... music editor (as Daniel Carlin Jr.)
Douglas O. Williams ... music re-recording mixer (as Douglas Williams)

Transportation Department

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Emelio de Paz ... transportation captain
Ricardo Gallarzo Jr. ... transportation co-captain (as Ricardo Gallarzo)
Salvador Gutiérrez ... transportation co-captain (as Salvador Guiterrez)
'Chico' Hernandez ... driver (uncredited)

Other crew

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Anuar Badin ... production advisor
Monica Du Pasquier ... production assistant (as Monique Du Pasquier)
Gary Foster ... production assistant
Chip Fowler ... production coordinator
Ricardo Frera ... location accountant
Doris Grau ... script supervisor
Kathy Grosso ... timekeeper
Vincent Heileson ... representative: United Artists
Chayo Lopez ... production coordinator
Mario Martin ... production assistant
Milan Melvin ... assistant to director
Graciela Miramontes ... production coordinator
José Luis Ortega ... script supervisor: second unit
Peter J. Silbermann ... unit publicist (as Peter Silbermann)
Ricker Slaven ... production assistant (as Rick Slaven)
John Turman ... production assistant

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

In the Stone Age, the strong caveman Tonda is the leader of a hostile tribe and the outcast Atouk feels unrequited desire for Tonda's mate Lana. One day, Atouk is walking with his best friend Lar and they meet the cavewoman Tala. They save her blind father Gog from a tar pit and Tala fells unrequited affection for Atouk. Soon the smart Atouk becomes the leader of the misfit tribe and dispute the leadership of the whole clan and Lana with Tonda. But in the end, the leader needs a worthwhile mate. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Taglines A pre-histerical comedy! See more »
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Also Known As
  • El cavernícola (Mexico)
  • L'homme des cavernes (France)
  • Cavernícola (Spain)
  • El cavernícola (Peru)
  • O Homem das Cavernas (Portugal)
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Runtime
  • 91 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia In an interview, Shelley Long said that at her audition, she didn't speak any English. She responded to everything with an ad-libbed series of grunts. It obviously worked. See more »
Goofs When the blind Zog discovers the white pumpkin and Atook throws it at the dinosaur; the pumpkin that lands on the dinosaur is orange. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Hardly Working/The Howling/'Breaker' Morant/Mon Oncle D'Amerique/Caveman (1981). See more »
Crazy Credits The Critters Abominable Snowman ... Richard Moll Tyrannosaurus Rex ... Himself Big Horned Lizard ... Himself Pterodactyl ... Herself Howling Lizard ... Himself See more »
Quotes [the Misfits are digging with sticks and their hands in a pile of foul-smelling mud looking for Ta, who seems to have disappeared]
Ta: [re-appearing from behind a rock and pointing at the 'mud'] Doo-doo!
[Ta giggles, and the Misfits all stop and turn, staring at Ta]
Atouk: [Angrily] Ca-ca.
Nook: [looking with disgust at his fingers and then right into the camera] Shit.
[the Misfits all grab Ta and throw him into the doo-doo]
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