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Highway 61 (1991)

R | | Comedy, Music | 24 April 1992 (USA)
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A small-town barber goes on a road trip from Thunder Bay to New Orleans with an unpredictable woman and a coffin.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Jackie Bangs
... Pokey Jones
Earl Pastko ... Mr. Skin (a.k.a. Satan)
... Mr. Watson
Art Bergmann ... Otto
... Customs Agent #1
Hadley Obodiac ... Customs Agent #2
Tav Falco ... Motorcycle Gang Leader
... Margo
Johnny Askwith ... Claude
Namir Khan ... Funeral Director
Steve Fall ... Jeffrey The Corpse
Larry Hudson ... Nathan - Manservant
Elizabeth Pritchard ... Louise Watson
Chantal Ettles ... Missie Watson
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Storyline

A naive Canadian barber who knows US popular culture inside and out meets a flamboyant roadie who needs someone to drive her and her "brother's" corpse to New Orleans. Chaos ensues after the barber agrees to drive her, the corpse, and the drugs stashed within all the way. Written by Anonymous

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The most twisted part of this road is the people on it. See more »

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Comedy | Music

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24 April 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A 61-es főút  »

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$291,645
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Iggy Pop was originally set to play Otto before Art Bergmann got the part. See more »

Goofs

In one shot the car is traveling in the wrong direction. Before they cross the border into the USA, they cross a river on a bridge. The river must be flowing east towards Lake Superior, so the camera is also pointed east. But the car is traveling from right to left, which means it must be traveling north, not south. See more »

Quotes

Bingo Angry Woman: He must be cheating that's how.
Mr. Skin (A.K.A. Satan): Lady, you can't cheat at bingo. If you could, I would, but you can't. I won because I was lucky - lucky to wind up in a town full of losers!
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Mr. Skin can be heard speaking over the very end of the closing credits. See more »

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Follows Roadkill (1989) See more »

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Dance
Written by Steve Fall and Lucy Disanto
Performed by Acid Test
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One of my all-time favorite movies...
12 December 2002 | by See all my reviews

I have to disagree with the other review on this movie... the Satan character MADE the movie, in my opinion. Two of his scenes stick out in my mind - the one where he convinces the little girl to sign over her soul for fame and the end scene where he explains when he discovered he was "the dark one." This movie is a little known gem and it's a bit off the beaten path, being a Canadian film and all, but if you have a strange, wry sense of humor like my friends and me, you'll definitely love it. I would recommend this movie for anyone that's open-minded to the indie-type flicks.


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