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Big Meat Eater (1982)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Horror, Musical | April 1984 (USA)
Bob Sanderson is the mild mannered butcher of the small, sleepy town of Burquitlam. His motto is "Pleased to meet you, meat to please you." Bob's life is thrown into turmoil when he decides... See full summary »

Director:

Chris Windsor

Writers:

Phil Savath (screenplay), Laurence Keane (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Clarence 'Big' Miller Clarence 'Big' Miller ... Abdulla (as Big Miller)
George Dawson George Dawson ... Bob Sanderson
Andrew Gillies ... Jan Wczinski
Stephen Dimopoulos ... Josef Wczinski (as Stephen Dimopoulous)
Georgina Hegedos Georgina Hegedos ... Rosa Wczinski
Ida Carnevali Ida Carnevali ... Babushka
Sharon Wahl Sharon Wahl ... Nina Wczinski
Howard Taylor Howard Taylor ... Mayor Carmine Rigatoni
Heather Smith-Harper Heather Smith-Harper ... Secretary
Gillian Neumann Gillian Neumann ... Mrs. Campbell
Jon Bryden Jon Bryden ... Ace
Peter Anderson Peter Anderson ... Alderman Sonny the Weasel
Kim Stebner Kim Stebner ... Reliable Brush Man
Shannon Keane Shannon Keane ... Little Kid
Jay Samwald Jay Samwald ... Meat Carrier
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Bob Sanderson is the mild mannered butcher of the small, sleepy town of Burquitlam. His motto is "Pleased to meet you, meat to please you." Bob's life is thrown into turmoil when he decides to hire Abdullah (The Big Meat Eater) - a massive human blockhouse of a man - as an apprentice in his butcher shop. Unbeknownst to Bob, Abdullah has just murdered the Mayor of Burquitlam in a fit of pique - and the corpse is hidden in Bob's freezer. An alien spacecraft arrives in search of a rare fuel - Bolonium - which is deposited in large quantities underneath Bob's butcher shop. Meanwhile, Jan, a boy genius, has stolen the Mayor's cadillac, installed a cyclotron and is set to launch it into outerspace... Abdullah sings the blues while he charcoal grills gangsters and turns dalmation dogs into spotted spam... Alien robots desperate for bolonium possess the defrosted Mayor as their zombie agent... Bob and Jan are in turn the victims of repulsive temporary mutations. Written by Laurence Keane

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Trivia

Jen looks at the cover of the January 1963 issue of 'Popular Science' Magazine. See more »

Quotes

Bob Sanderson: Ladies and gentlemen, the future lies in the future! and no one knew that better than Sir John A. Burquitlam.
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Crazy Credits

After the B.C.D. Entertainment Corporation Presents credit, the only opening credits read "Some time ago in a small town far far away.... BIG MEAT EATER" See more »

Connections

Spoofs Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

Mondo Chemico
(Music by J. Douglas Dodd (as Dodd), 'Lyrics by Laurence Keane (as Keane), Chris Windsor (as Windsor).
Vocals: Richard Newman
Copyright © 1982 Organized Rhyme Publishing
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Wow! Other people have seen this too!
16 August 2002 | by cockersSee all my reviews

I saw this movie at Staines ABC cinema (I don't think it's there any more) about 1985-1986. It was a late night double-bill, with 'Videodrome' being the main feature. I remember the movie being quite bizzare, and pretty funny. Still remember Abdulla's song with the raw meat, and the part of the butcher's opening song 'Meat to please you, Pleased to meet you!'. Clever. Videodrome seemed quite mild in comparison!


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CAD220,000 (estimated)
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