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FReeper Canteen ~ Favorite Cult Movies ~ August 2 2004
MoJo2001 and FRiends of the Canteen

Posted on 08/01/2004 7:59:41 PM PDT by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub

 
   
   

My Tribute to Cult Movies

What does "cult" movie mean?

 

Cult means seen by few, but appreciated immensely by those in the know.

Do you know any of these movies?

 

If you didn't before you do now!  And now you will be in the know!  Run out NOW and get these flicks!!!

MY FAVORITE CULT MOVIES  /COMEDY CATEGORY ARE:

CAR WASH

MOVIE QUOTE:

Lindy: I'm more man than you'll ever be and more woman than you'll ever get.

Daddy Rich: The best place for money, is right here in my pocket.


 

MOVIE TRIVA

  • The main location of this film was an actual Los Angeles car wash a few blocks from McArthur Park. It was torn down in the late 1980s. While it was open, the marquee of the car wash announced it was featured in this film.

 

CANNONBALL RUN

 

Filmed when the Fed imposed a national 55 mph speed limit, The Cannonball Run is based on the real–life "Cannonball Baker Sea to Shining Sea Memorial Dash." It’s basically a fast–moving – and at times, somewhat slapstick – comedy with a huge cast of stars: Burt Reynolds, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr., Mel Tillis, Terry Bradshaw, Adriane Barbeau, Jackie Chan, Farrah Fawcett, Jack Elam, Dom DeLuise, Jamie Farr, Roger Moore (who plays a character who thinks he’s 007 and even drives an Astin–Martin with gadgets), and more. From Adriane Barbeau using her – er, ah, assets – to escape speeding tickets to the big fight with Peter Fonda’s motorcycle gang to Jack Elam as the mad proctologist, The Cannonball Run is a fun and funny movie


MOVIE QUOTE:

California Highway Patrolman: Headquarters, we are still in pursuit of the black Lamborghini.
Dispatcher: Car 42, you've been in pursuit for two hours. Another five minutes and you'll be in Arizona.
California Highway Patrolman: Yeah, and we're going to stay in pursuit until we catch them.
Dispatcher: It didn't take us THAT long to catch Dillinger.

MOVIE TRIVA:

  • Don Rickles was originally cast as Fenderbaum before the part went to Sammy Davis Jr.
  • The ambulance used in the movie is the actual ambulance that Hal Needham and Brock Yates built and raced in the real Cannonball Run.
  • The producers asked the governor of Georgia if the crew could shut down the center of a small town so that a plane could land in the middle of it. The police blocked off the section that the plane was to land in and a barrier can be seen in the background.
  • The Ferrari 308 used in the movie belonged to director Needham, Hal.
  • Roger Moore (I) has a different girlfriend every time we see him in this movie and they are all voiced by June Foray (uncredited).
  • The first highway patrolman that pulls over Adrienne Barbeau and 'Tara Buckman" (qv) was Burt Reynold's stand-in (note the resemblance). race.
  • Jackie Chan, who played a small role in this movie, was very upset when he learned his character was Japanese since he himself is Chinese.
  • In one of the earlier scenes in the movie, Dom Deluise's character says "Maybe we could get a black Trans Am", and Burt Reynolds (I)'s character says, "No, it's been done before." This is a reference to Smokey and the Bandit (1977) which starred Reynolds, and was directed by Hal Needham, who directed this film. Deluise co-starred with Reynolds in the 1980 sequel, Smokey and the Bandit II (1980).

 

 

 

IT'S A MAD,MAD,MAD WORLD

MOVIE QUOTE:

If ever this mad, mad, mad, mad world needed "It's a mad, mad, mad, mad world" it's now!

Released in 1963, the film became not only one of the longest comedies ever filmed (nearly 5 hours
in its initial cut), but boasted the most impressive casts of Hollywood comedic legends ever
assembled: Sid Caeser, Milton Berle, Phil Silvers, Ethel Mermen, Jonathan Winters, Buddy Hackett,
Terry-Thomas, Dick Shawn, Mickey Rooney and Spencer Tracy. If that weren't enough, the film boasted
nearly a dozen additional cameos by Hollywood legends that included Don Knotts, Jerry Lewis, and even
The Three Stooges.

 

 

It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Restoration

SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT

Bandit and Cledus are two truck-driving southerners who accept a dare from big-shots Big and Little Enos to pick up a truckload of beer from Texas and return it to them within a specified amount of time. Picking it up is simple enough, but as they are leaving Texas, Bandit unwittingly picks up Carrie, a hitchhiking bride-to-be who just left her groom, Junior, at the altar. Junior, however, is the son of Sheriff Buford T. Justice. And when Buford and Junior discover what has happened, they go on a "high-speed pursuit" across the Southeast to catch the bandit.

MOVIE QUOTE:

What we have here is a total lack of respect for the law!

WATCH THE TRAILER

BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S

Based on Truman Capote's 1958 novella of the same title, BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S (1961) is the story of a woman on her own making her way in the big city.  As stories go, it is short on plot but rich in characterization which may explain why its protagonist, Holly Golightly, has become Audrey Hepburn's most memorable screen persona.  In the hands of director Blake Edwards, the film neglects much of the book's foreboding edge, but gains an unforgettable comedic touch which actually helps accentuate the darker moments.  In addition, Henry Mancini's musical score and Hubert de Givenchy's gowns for Ms. Hepburn successfully uphold Capote's style when the story itself is forced to leave his writing behind. Like the protagonist at its heart, BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S is quirky, funny, bewildering, serious, sophisticated and bittersweet -- and as movies go, great entertainment.

Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) at Reel Classics

MOVIE QUOTE:

You can always tell what kind of a person a man really thinks you are by the earrings he gives you.

 

WHERE THE BUFFALO ROAM

The deranged adventures of Gonzo journalist Hunter Thompson and his attorney Oscar Acosta, referred to in the movie as "Laslow". Thompson attempts to cover the Super Bowl and the 1972 Presidential election in his typical drug-crazed state, but it continually and comically sidetracked by his even more twisted friend Laslow. Allegedly based on actual events.

MOVIE QUOTE:

"I hate to advocate weird chemicals, alcohol, violence or insanity to anyone... but they've always worked for me"-Hunter Thompson

 

 

TGTH - BOOKS - OTHER - WHERE THE BUFFALO ROAM

COMING ATTRACTIONS:

LOCK ,STOCK AND TWO SMOKING BARRELS

WAKING NED DEVINE

BEND IT LIKE BECKAM

FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH

VALLEY GIRL

CLERKS

BLADE RUNNER

BILL AND TED'S EXCELLENT ADVENTURE

SO.. TELL ME... WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE CULT MOVIES?

 

   
   


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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub

Blazing Saddles!!
Lily Von Schtupp singing ' I'm Tired!" !!!

" ...they read you Byron and Shelley, then jump on your belly, and BUST your balloons..."

BRILLIANT writing. I love Mel Brooks!
And SO UN PC!!!


121 posted on 08/01/2004 9:28:13 PM PDT by ClearBlueSky (Whenever someone says it's not about Islam...it's about Islam.)
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To: StarCMC
You mean...I got a Woo-hoo?

*sniff*
122 posted on 08/01/2004 9:28:19 PM PDT by hummingbird ("If it wasn't for the insomnia, I could have gotten some sleep!")
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub

123 posted on 08/01/2004 9:28:38 PM PDT by BykrBayb (5 minutes of prayer for Terri, every day at 11 am EDT, until she's safe. http://www.terrisfight.org)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub
!!!!!!!

free dixie,sw

124 posted on 08/01/2004 9:29:08 PM PDT by stand watie (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God. -T. Jefferson)
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To: hummingbird
Congratulations you got

#100 . . . WooHoo!!!


125 posted on 08/01/2004 9:29:35 PM PDT by HopeandGlory (Hey, Liberals . . . PC died on 9/11 . . . GET USED TO IT!!!)
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To: AZamericonnie

"The ratio of people to cake is too big."


126 posted on 08/01/2004 9:29:40 PM PDT by Undivided Heart
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To: All
hello canteen... my favorite is "The Final Option" about the British SAS.
127 posted on 08/01/2004 9:30:06 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist )
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To: HopeandGlory

Thanks for the hummingbirds and "thanks to the Academy!"


128 posted on 08/01/2004 9:32:27 PM PDT by hummingbird ("If it wasn't for the insomnia, I could have gotten some sleep!")
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To: hummingbird

You absolutely did -- we sometime race for them! LOL!


129 posted on 08/01/2004 9:33:15 PM PDT by StarCMC (It's God's job to forgive Bin Laden, it's our job to arrange the meeting.)
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To: hummingbird

You're welcome . . . . LOL!!!


130 posted on 08/01/2004 9:34:31 PM PDT by HopeandGlory (Hey, Liberals . . . PC died on 9/11 . . . GET USED TO IT!!!)
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To: All
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Many of them are away from home for the 1st time.
PLEASE Click on the graphic and help cheer them up.
You will stay right where you are on this thread while you write them.
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131 posted on 08/01/2004 9:34:46 PM PDT by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub (Thank You Troops Past, Present and Future)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub; All

I am headed out for bed! I can't wait to see how many posts are here when I get up! LOL!!! Too fun!!


132 posted on 08/01/2004 9:34:57 PM PDT by StarCMC (It's God's job to forgive Bin Laden, it's our job to arrange the meeting.)
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To: hummingbird
Ah, the "boomstick" movie!

"That was just pillow talk baby!"

133 posted on 08/01/2004 9:35:39 PM PDT by The Duke
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub

LOL! I'm watching the Bullwinkle Show on ch 36 right now...


134 posted on 08/01/2004 9:36:01 PM PDT by null and void (Nothing like a near-death experience to change bad habits...)
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To: Undivided Heart

Welcome to the Canteen!


135 posted on 08/01/2004 9:36:05 PM PDT by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub (Thank You Troops Past, Present and Future)
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To: cmsgop

Welcome to the asylum!! We may be weird, but we're lovable!!

136 posted on 08/01/2004 9:37:04 PM PDT by trussell (K'nigget. Lady Espiona, Official Sneaky Beeyotch and Vengeful Popper of Lies and Exploder of Retread)
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To: StarCMC
I'll be ready for the next race...the glory of a first "Woo Hoo" has exhausted me; I may actually get some sleep (see tagline).

'Night all "and may God Bless."
137 posted on 08/01/2004 9:37:33 PM PDT by hummingbird ("If it wasn't for the insomnia, I could have gotten some sleep!")
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To: mirkwood

Welcome to the Canteen/asylum!! We may be weird, but we're lovable!!

138 posted on 08/01/2004 9:38:15 PM PDT by trussell (K'nigget. Lady Espiona, Official Sneaky Beeyotch and Vengeful Popper of Lies and Exploder of Retread)
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To: bannie

Welcome to the Canteen/asylum!! We may be weird, but we're lovable!!

139 posted on 08/01/2004 9:38:47 PM PDT by trussell (K'nigget. Lady Espiona, Official Sneaky Beeyotch and Vengeful Popper of Lies and Exploder of Retread)
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To: Bob J; All
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140 posted on 08/01/2004 9:39:33 PM PDT by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub (Never Forget)
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