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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.

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Comedy

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »
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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

Rafe: Chicken bone, chicken bone. Lucky, lucky Chicken bone.
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Think Big
Written by David Paul, Peter Paul, Tim Kimber, Kevin Moore & Bud Rizzo
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Stink Big!
27 January 2007 | by pabdiary27See all my reviews

This movie is so bad it's....BAD! Not to say that I didn't enjoy it. Just looking at the Pauls' skimpy outfits with their steroid pumped torsos was quite a memorable experience. Their acting skills make one governor Schwarzenegger look like an Oscar winner. Occasionally you can see a look of disbelief on the faces of the now successful actors while in a frame with "dumb and dumber". I couldn't help but think how great an episode of Mystery Science Theater 3000 this would have made. With all that aside, it was a nice reminder that we all have the potential to be a muscle-bound, under- clothed, docile trucker WITH a twin to boot. My only question now is...was the movie title a reference to their bodies...or their hair?


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