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Big Man on Campus (1989)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Fantasy | March 1989 (USA)
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 Bill Morey ... Dean Crawford
Adrew Block Adrew Block ... Miles Cohen
Armin Shimerman ... Dr. Oberlander
Sam Assaid Sam Assaid ... Server
Steven Barr Steven Barr ... First Reporter
Catherine Bergstrom Catherine Bergstrom ... Lady with Child
Nat Bernstein 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:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

March 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Hunchback of UCLA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Although the film's original title was "The Hunchback of UCLA," it was actually shot across town at the University of Southern California (UCLA's rival). See more »

Quotes

Taxi Driver: You talk funny!
Bob Maloogaloogaloogaloogalooga: You talk funny too! Where are you from?
Taxi Driver: Transylvania!
Bob Maloogaloogaloogaloogalooga: That's where Pittsburgh is.
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Version of Return to Manhood (1957) See more »

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Performed by Brent Bourgeois
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my vote...
3 July 1999 | by dr fooSee all my reviews

I have been bumping into this movie late nite for awhile now and it's grown on me. Bob is a really winning character, and probably deserves his own teevee show.

I give this movie One Malooga and Four Loogas!


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