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Big Bus


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  Big Bus Review
Tookey's Rating
6 /10
 
Average Rating
5.00 /10
 
Starring
Joseph Bologna , Stockard Channing , John Beck
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Directed by: James Frawley
Written by: Fred Freeman, Lawrence J. Cohen

 
 
 
Released: 1976
   
Genre: DISASTER
COMEDY
   
Origin: US
   
Length: 88
 
 


 

Various disasters befall a new high-speed bus.

Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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This fast-moving parody of disaster movie cliches is very hit-and-miss (the script is a lot more inventive than the direction) but if you're in the mood it has moments of high comic lunacy. Joseph Bologna is amusing as the bus-driver, and Stockard Channing delightful as his bemused girlfriend; but the film is stolen by Murphy Dunne, as the cocktail pianist from Hell. Well worth catching, especially if you liked Airplane! and the Naked Gun movies.

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