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Big Man on Campus (1989)

In this version of "The Hunchback of Notre Dame", a hunchback is found living in the bell tower of UCLA. He is put on trial and made to go through tests. One of the research doctors falls for him, and he falls for her in the end.

Director:

Jeremy Kagan (as Jeremy Paul Kagan)

Writer:

Allan Katz
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Allan Katz Allan Katz ... Bob Maloogaloogaloogaloogalooga - Hunchback
Corey Parker ... Alex
Cindy Williams ... Diane Girard
Melora Hardin ... Cathy
Gerrit Graham ... Stanley Hoyle
Jessica Harper ... Dr. Fisk
Tom Skerritt ... Dr. Webster
John Finnegan ... Judge Ferguson
Bill Morey ... Dean Crawford
Andrew Bloch ... Miles Cohen
Armin Shimerman ... Dr. Oberlander
Sam Assaid Sam Assaid ... Server
Steven Barr ... First Reporter
Catherine Bergstrom ... Lady with Child
Nat Bernstein ... Bailiff
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Storyline

A suspicious hunchback is spying through a scope on the UCLA campus from a tower which he makes his home out of, when his eye catches a beautiful girl. He lustfully keeps his eye on her until he sees her being violently pushed away while trying to stop a guy from beating up her boyfriend. This makes the hunchback mad and he makes himself known by swinging from a rope Tarzan style onto the campus and attacks the man who pushed the girl away. The hunchback is later taken into custody by campus officials and is later examined by the campus professors, Cathy, the beautiful girl, and Alex, her boyfriend. While on a ride back to the campus, the hunchback escapes the police car and is being chased by Alex, Cathy, and one of the professors riding along with them, Dr. Webster. He leads the trio to his tower and shows them the whole place. Dr. Webster then feels that it's best for him to stay there and he, along with Cathy, asks Alex to stay with the hunchback. After a long argument, Alex ... Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Comedy | Fantasy

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »
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Trivia

The song "Wild Child" is performed by Brent Bourgeois. The movie version of the song cannot be found anywhere online. The only known version of this song is found on YouTube. This version of the song can be found on YouTube by searching: Wild Child - Brent Bourgeois (Big Man On Campus Forgotten Song ). See more »

Goofs

After Bob falls in the fountain trying to catch the Frisbee, he picks the Frisbee up out the water and throws it to Alex, but when Alex catches the Frisbee in the next shot, it is completely dry despite being soaking wet when Bob threw it. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Fisk: Who do you find more capable of examining you, Dr. Webster or Dr. Fisk?
Bob Maloogaloogaloogaloogalooga: Dr. Fisk!
Dr. Fisk: Great, now what do you consider yourself, a wise man or a complete and total fool?
Bob Maloogaloogaloogaloogalooga: Complete and total fool!
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Connections

Referenced in Pair of Kings: Big Kings on Campus (2010) See more »

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Wild Child
Performed by Brent Bourgeois
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10 out of 10 doesn't go far enough to tell you how good this film is
24 April 2006 | by bryson12See all my reviews

i can't believe you didn't get a laugh a minute out of this film. we, my friends and family found, it hilarious,we have all watched it several times. it's laugh out loud, belly clutching, plain funny. we quote lines from it to everyone and the circle of fans is getting bigger. we love it 100 out 10 if at all possible!!!! long live the hairball.....you must judge for yourselves, try it and listen out for bob's sex aids, watch him roll off the coach,when he wants to eat chocolate and for future reference it's bob alga-looga-looga-looga-looga.bob alga and 4 looga's.watch the film,and listen to that script.we are all surprised it wasn't more famous all those people missing out on those laughs written and loved by madeline tansey


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 January 1992 (Argentina) See more »

Also Known As:

The Hunchback of UCLA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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