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Think Big (1989)

PG-13 | | Comedy | March 1990 (USA)
Two somewhat retarded truckers hired to transport toxic waste across the country get caught up with a teen genius who stows away on their truck.

Director:

Jon Turteltaub

Writers:

Edward Kovach, R.J. Robertson (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Paul ... Rafe
David Paul ... Victor
Martin Mull ... Dr. Bruekner
Ari Meyers ... Holly Sherwood
Claudia Christian ... Dr. Irene Marsh
Richard Kiel ... Irving
Richard Moll ... Thornton
Michael Winslow ... Hap
Thomas Gottschalk ... Mr. Roberts
Tony Longo ... Supervisor
Peter Lupus ... Bad Guy #1
Sal Landi ... Bad Guy #2
Tommy 'Tiny' Lister ... 'Z'
Rafer Johnson ... Johnson
Jimmy Briscoe Jimmy Briscoe ... Jimmy
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Storyline

A teen genius (Ari Meyers) escapes from a teen think tank with the plans for a secret weapon. On the run, she stows aboard a truck driven by two slow-witted brothers (Peter and David Paul) who are transporting toxic waste across the country. Martin Mull also appears as the mentor of the think tank, Claudia Christian is the school's psychologist, and David Carradine is a repo man. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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All they had was strength, determination, and a lucky chicken bone. Brains aren't everything.

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

March 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Думай по-крупному See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
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Quotes

Sweeney: [Looking in mirror] You... are the Albert Einstein of Repo.
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Think Big
Written by David Paul, Peter Paul, Tim Kimber, Kevin Moore & Bud Rizzo
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2 September 2005 | by twhorselover2002See all my reviews

My kids loved this movie when they were young. The watched the tape so much it broke into! The movie is based for children and the way my kids loved it, made it a great movie! they went around singing the song all the time. even there friends loved this movie. they are 18 and 19 now and wish they could find it on DVD. I have a 9 yo now and would love to let her watch it to see how she would react. We have done searches for this movie and are unable to find it. It is a great kids movie! they still talk about it. The twins were very good in this movie. the kids loved the trucks. the also loved the chicken bone song and can still sing it.


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