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Meet the Hollowheads (1989)

The Hollowheads are a strange, futuristic family that live in a Jetsons type world complete with many cool gadgets. Henry is hoping for a promotion at the slime factory in which he works ... See full summary »

Director:

Thomas R. Burman (as Tom Burman)

Writers:

Thomas R. Burman (as Tom Burman), Stanley Mieses (additional dialogue) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Glover ... Henry Hollowhead
Nancy Mette ... Miriam Hollowhead
Richard Portnow ... Mr. Crabneck
Matt Shakman Matt Shakman ... Billy Hollowhead
Juliette Lewis ... Cindy Hollowhead
Joshua John Miller ... Joey (as Joshua Miller)
Shnutz Burman Shnutz Burman ... Spike
Lightfield Lewis ... Bud Hollowhead
Lee Arenberg ... Ream Instructor
Barney Burman ... Young Reamer
Anne Ramsey ... Babbleaxe
Logan Ramsey ... Top Drone
Layne Britton Layne Britton ... Grandpa Hollowhead (as Shotgun Britton)
Chaz Conner Chaz Conner ... Oliver
Bobcat Goldthwait ... Cop #1 (as Jack Cheese)
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Storyline

The Hollowheads are a strange, futuristic family that live in a Jetsons type world complete with many cool gadgets. Henry is hoping for a promotion at the slime factory in which he works and decides to bring his boss home for dinner and to meet the family. The horny, pervert, rude boss does not know what he is up against when he begins with his advances towards Mrs. Hollowhead and his abundance of rudeness. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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boss | slime | gadget | factory | dinner | See All (24) »

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Sometime, somewhere, the Hollowhead family is having a bad day ....

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Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 November 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Life on the Edge See more »

Filming Locations:

USA

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Budget:

$4,800,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Trivia

John Glover originally auditioned to play Mr. Crabneck but asked if he could audition for the role of Henry Hollowhead as well. The producers considered him for both roles before settling on him to play Henry. See more »

Quotes

Billy Hollowhead: Hi, Dad!
Henry Hollowhead: Well, now. There's my boy.
Miriam Hollowhead: He's not your boy... I mean, He's your little man now!
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Featured in No Small Parts: Anne Ramsey (2014) See more »

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WHAT'S PUMPIN'
Written and Produced by Glenn A. Jordan (as Glenn Jordan)
Performed by Marquis "Hami Wave" Dair
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Simply crazy
26 November 1999 | by MadRainaSee all my reviews

This movie is not good or bad its just plain crazy. It takes place in another universe where people get everything given to them through tubes. Its craziness does it good though, it could have cult potential if it were more widely known. The movie features a cameo by the hilarious Anne Ramsey (Throw Mamma From The Train)and very young Juliette Lewis before her breakthrough role in "Cape Fear." Its a silly crazy piece of work, could be worth a see to some people. Not bad.


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