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Big Bad Mama II (1987)

It's 1934, and the evil local land baron forecloses on Angie's place, and she and her two daughters must leave and continue their life of crime. A reporter witnesses their heist of a bank, ... See full summary »

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Jim Wynorski
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Angie Dickinson ... Wilma McClatchie
Robert Culp ... Daryl Pearson
Danielle Brisebois ... Billie Jean McClatchie
Julie McCullough ... Polly McClatchie
Jeff Yagher ... Jordan Crawford
Bruce Glover ... Morgan Crawford
Ebbe Roe Smith ... Lucas Stroud
Jacque Lynn Colton Jacque Lynn Colton ... Alma
Charles Cyphers ... Stark
Nick LaTour ... Doc Robey
Ace Mask ... Maitre D'
Frank Schuller Frank Schuller ... Sheriff
Arthur Roberts ... Businessman
Arnie Miller ... Businessman
John Dresden ... Aaron McClatchie
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Storyline

It's 1934, and the evil local land baron forecloses on Angie's place, and she and her two daughters must leave and continue their life of crime. A reporter witnesses their heist of a bank, and helps them become folk legends by writing a story about them. After a time the evil land baron wants to run for governor, and Angie and her daughters kidnap his son and turn him into a gangster in order to discredit his father and his run for governor. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Action | Comedy | Crime

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R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bad Mama II See more »

Filming Locations:

Anaheim, California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$1,200,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

This film was shot in sixteen days. See more »

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Boom mic visible in windshield of car after bank is robbed. See more »

Quotes

Wilma McClatchie: Honey, your Mama may not always be right, but Mama will always be Mama.
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a retread of a drive-in mainstay
1 July 2000 | by silentgpaleoSee all my reviews

BIG BAD MAMA, the original, was essentially a remake of BLOODY MAMA, without Shelley Winters. Angie Dickenson played a mama out for money and revenge, and there was plenty of violence and nudity to satisfy the fans of BLOODY MAMA. However, since BLOODY MAMA is basically a rip-off of BONNIE AND CLYDE, BIG BAD MAMA can't help but to seem familiar.

BIG BAD MAMA II(which is more of an afterthought) is a very watered-down retread. The source material was over ten years old when they made this one, and the story lacks any surprises. In fact, besides the fairly solid cast(Dickenson, Robert Culp), the main attraction of BB MAMA II is in seeing TV star Danielle Brisebois in the buff. BIG BAD MAMA II recalls some past successes, but as it stands, it's no big bad deal. The Depression-era cars, sets, and costumes are all in place, but not much else.


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