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Bachelor Party (1984)

R | | Comedy | 29 June 1984 (USA)
A soon-to-be-married man's friends throw him the ultimate bachelor party.

Director:

Neal Israel

Writers:

Bob Israel (story), Neal Israel (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Hanks ... Rick Gassko
Tawny Kitaen ... Debbie Thompson
Adrian Zmed ... Jay O'Neill
George Grizzard ... Ed Thompson
Barbara Stuart ... Mrs. Thompson
Robert Prescott ... Cole Whittier
William Tepper ... Dr. Stan Gassko
Wendie Jo Sperber ... Dr. Tina Gassko
Barry Diamond ... Rudy
Gary Grossman ... Gary
Michael Dudikoff ... Ryko
Bradford Bancroft Bradford Bancroft ... Brad Mollen
Martina Finch Martina Finch ... Phoebe
Deborah Harmon ... Ilene
Tracy Smith ... Bobbi
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Storyline

Rick Gassko is about to marry Debbie Thompson. Her parents hate him. Her old boyfriend hates him. They all have money and he gets a cut of the crap games on the Catholic school bus that he drives. His friends decide to give him the bachelor party of all bachelor parties in an expensive hotel with booze, adult movies and hookers. As the players catch wind of the elements of the party, each adds a little monkey wrench so that one set of hookers ends up giving demos at the bride's shower, the brides friends end up dressed as hookers in a room with a number of non English speaking Japanese businessmen, and so on, as things get out of hand. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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Taglines:

A man's tradition every woman should know about. See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Japanese

Release Date:

29 June 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Despedida de soltero See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,775,155, 1 July 1984

Gross USA:

$38,435,947
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Due to scheduling conflicts with Revenge of the Nerds (1984), Ted McGinley turned down the role of Ryko. See more »

Goofs

When Tawny Kitaen enters the party in disguise, she's wearing a blonde wig. When Tom Hanks has her in the bedroom, she pulls the wig off and her brunette hair is straight. In the next scene as she's leaving in a huff, her face is very heavily made up and her hair is curly. See more »

Quotes

Brad: [after dunking his head into an empty bathtub] Pain... is such a rush!
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Soundtracks

Gotta Give a Little Love
Performed by Timmy Thomas
Composed by Timmy Thomas
Produced by Lou Pace for Freedom Sound Productions
Courtesy of Gold Mountain Ltd.
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Classic!!
28 February 2006 | by nursenicki2002See all my reviews

First of all, if you are thinking that this will be some wonderful, well thought out, well crafted artwork starring Tom Hanks, put the movie down and back away from the rack. Now flash back to 1984, when movies were inane and entertaining--solely for entertaining!!! As far as raunchy 80's humor goes, you won't find anything better that Bachelor Party. Yes, the humor is predictable. Yes, the sight gags are predictable. But this movie does it better than anyone else in it's genre (that would be raunchy comedy). Good girl falls for bad boy, plan to get married, but first the guys must be guys. "Let's have a party with liquor and drugs and guns and hookers and cops!" and they do. Don't ask for more than this movie can deliver, yet appreciate it for what it is!


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