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Hey Good Lookin' (1982)

An outrageous, affectionate look at coming of age in the Eisenhower era in Brooklyn.

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Ralph Bakshi

Writer:

Ralph Bakshi
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Romanus ... Vinnie (voice)
David Proval ... Crazy Shapiro (voice)
Jesse Welles ... Eva (voice)
Tina Romanus Tina Romanus ... Rozzie (voice) (as Tina Bowman)
Danny Wells Danny Wells ... Stomper (voice)
Larry Bishop ... Stomper (voice)
Tabi Cooper Tabi Cooper ... Stomper (voice)
Juno Dawson ... Waitress (voice)
Shirley Jo Finney ... Chaplin (voice)
Martin Garner Martin Garner ... Yonkel (voice)
Terry Haven Terry Haven ... Alice (voice)
Allen Joseph ... Max (voice)
Bernie Massa Bernie Massa ... Stomper (voice)
Gelsa Palao Gelsa Palao ... Stomper (voice)
Paul Roman Paul Roman ... Stomper (voice)
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Storyline

A middle-aged woman meets a strange man on the streets at night who shows her the remains of a leather jacket. He takes her back to Brooklyn of 1953, and tells her about Vinnie, his gang, the Stompers, his girl Roz, his friend Crazy Shapiro, and the all-out rumble with the black rival gang, the Chaplins. Written by MakoNagavatsky

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Ralph Bakshi, creator of "Fritz the Cat" and "Heavy Traffic" brings you the outrageous '50s the way they really were.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 October 1982 (USA) See more »

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Bakshi Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

One of the live action scenes that were removed was a scene featuring glam-punk band, New York Dolls. See more »

Quotes

Vinnie: Boogaloo don't fuckin show, ain't gonna be no rumble!
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Spoofs Swing Shift Cinderella (1945) See more »

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A bit mundane for its style.
17 March 2019 | by GiraffeDoorSee all my reviews

I sort of want to like this movie but it just doesn't have the panache of Bakshi's other work.

I like the nostalghia for the 50s but unlike Fritz it isn't laced with cynicism or cultural commentary and is more of a personal drama.

The jolty movements can get frustrating and the plot doesn't move very swiftly. The strange moments can even some quite incongruous.

But I still find some ineffable charm to it. It's not the power house of emotion it thinks it is but as it usually the case with Bakshi, you won't forget it in a hurry.


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