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Ice Cream Man (1995)

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Poor Gregory. After being released from the Wishing Well Sanatorium, all he wants to do is make the children happy. So Gregory reopens the old ice cream factory, and all the unappreciative brats are reprocessed into the flavor of the day.

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Paul Norman (as Norman Apstein)

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David Dobkin (original story), David Dobkin | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Clint Howard ... Gregory Tudor
Justin Isfeld ... Johnny Spodak
Anndi McAfee ... Heather Langley
JoJo Adams JoJo Adams ... Tuna Cassera
Mikey LeBeau Mikey LeBeau ... Small Paul
Sandahl Bergman ... Marion Cassera
Andrea Evans ... Wanda
Steve Garvey Steve Garvey ... Mr. Spodak
Olivia Hussey ... Nurse Wharton
Doug Llewelyn Doug Llewelyn ... Store Manager
Lee Majors II Lee Majors II ... Detective Maldwyn
David Naughton ... Martin Cassera
Jan-Michael Vincent ... Detective Gifford
David Warner ... Reverend Langley
Zachary Benjamin Zachary Benjamin ... Roger Smith
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Storyline

Poor Gregory. After being released from the Wishing Well Sanatorium, all he wants to do is make the children happy. So Gregory reopens the old ice cream factory, and all the unappreciative brats are reprocessed into the flavor of the day.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong horror/terror and gore, and for a brief view of a sexual photo | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 May 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El vendedor de helados See more »

Filming Locations:

Topanga Canyon, California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Steve Garvey only worked for one day on the film. Moreover, Garvey spent half the day signing baseballs for fans who showed up on set to see him. See more »

Goofs

In the beginning sequence, the ice cream truck reads (on the back doors): "Watch Out For Children." Later in the movie, we see that Gregory has painted over the word "For" so that it now says: "Watch Out Children." But, at times, the word "FOR" is mysteriously back on the van, sometimes from one shot to the next. See more »

Quotes

Ice Cream Man: I guess not every day is a happy, happy, happy day!
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Featured in Producer David Goldstein on 'Ice Cream Man' (2017) See more »

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Must find and own it!
2 October 2005 | by kristin_walkerSee all my reviews

My favorite quote: "Do you realize how long it takes to make butter brickle?" (after cops destroy his batch for seemingly no reason.) "Are you sorry you didn't find anything and wrecked my place or are you just sorry you didn't find anything?"

I love this movie. It's the worst made movie I've ever seen. I wish Mystery Science 3000 was still on cause this would be an excellent movie for them. Seriously, this is a must see.

The acting is absolutely horrendous, but they really see, like they are trying, and this makes it that much funnier. The cheesy script simply can't be beat... not even with an ice cream scoop.


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