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B.C. Rock (1980)

Le chaînon manquant (original title)
Adult animated comedy with rock music soundtrack portraying a far-fetched explanation of the Dawn of Man.

Director:

Picha

Writers:

Pierre Bartier (original idea), Jean Collette (adaptation) | 9 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Richard Darbois ... Oh (voice)
Georges Aminel Georges Aminel ... Igua / Le gros con #3 (voice)
Roger Carel ... Croak / Le gros con #4 (voice)
Jacques Ferrière Jacques Ferrière ... Le gros con #1 (voice)
William Sabatier William Sabatier ... Le gros con #2 (voice)
Philippe Nicaud Philippe Nicaud ... Dragon (voice)
Jacques Dacqmine ... Récitant / Narrator (voice)
Ron Venable Ron Venable ... O (voice)
John Graham ... Igua (voice)
Bob Kaliban Bob Kaliban ... Croak / No Lobes (voice)
Christopher Guest ... No Lobes (voice)
Clark Warren Clark Warren ... No Lobes (voice)
Bill Murray ... Dragon (voice)
Mark Smith Mark Smith ... Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Joseph Plewa Joseph Plewa ... Bone (voice)
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Storyline

Cheeky, farcical and allegorical "true story" of the dawn of mankind. In the year 196303 BC, after a tribe of cavemen figures out how to have sex, O is born and, being different and more evolved than his xenophobic apeman and neanderthal family, immediately kicked out of their cave at birth. Young abandoned brontosaur Igua befriends him and takes care of him. While growing up, O befriends other dinosaurs as well, but once he realizes that he's not a dinosaur, he decides to find his own path in life and brakes off his friendship with Igua in a fit of anger. Igua wants to mend their friendship and decides to look for O until he finds him again. While roaming the prehistoric and even ice age world trying to survive on his own, O has many dangerous misadventures, becomes an inventor of fire and other important things, finds love with a somewhat humanoid feline creature in heat and eventually becomes a true renaissance man. During one of his misadventures, O stumbles upon his family again ...

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Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

France | Belgium

Language:

French

Release Date:

21 May 1980 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

B.C. Rock See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Stereo

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

In the english-language-dubbed version of the film, the voice of a fire-breathing dragon whose fire comes out of the wrong end is an uncredited Bill Murray. See more »

Soundtracks

WHERE I BELONG
Written by Anna Pepper
Performed by Alan Brewer
Produced by Alan Brewer
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User Reviews

 
I've seen this 20x!

Now what we have here is a classic!

Sure it's not no fancy animation, but remember, it came out in the 80's.

I have to say though, the edited version (the original was not as funny) sure was ahead of its time!

I can't say I've seen any one film over 20x! Mainly because I brag about it to friends that haven't seen it and watch it again with them.

I've always wanted a DVD release but to no avail. However if you have not seen this, Google B.C. Rock (1980) and you will find it on YouTube.

If you want to see a clip of what you're missing, Google 'BC Rock - Red Dragon' on YouTube for a 2+ min clip of one of my favorite clips, and you will see that this humor was indeed ahead of it's time!

This one is on my top 10 list and a must see!

A hilarious 10/10 from me!


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