5.7/10
802
18 user 13 critic

It Came from Hollywood (1982)

Popular comedians watch and give comments about the worst and silliest films from Hollywood.

Directors:

Malcolm Leo, Andrew Solt

Writer:

Dana Olsen
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Going Berserk (1983)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A drummer/chauffeur engaged to a congressman's daughter encounters a sleazy film director, the leader of an aerobics cult, and other crazed characters during the days leading up to his wedding.

Director: David Steinberg
Stars: John Candy, Joe Flaherty, Eugene Levy
Easy Money (1983)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

To inherit his mother-in-law's colossal fortune, a hard-living gambling addict must change his unhealthy ways before they get the best of him.

Director: James Signorelli
Stars: Rodney Dangerfield, Joe Pesci, Geraldine Fitzgerald
The Gate (1987)
Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Kids, left home alone, accidentally unleash a horde of malevolent demons from a mysterious hole in their suburban backyard.

Director: Tibor Takács
Stars: Stephen Dorff, Christa Denton, Louis Tripp
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A nerd gets himself in hot water with the new bully, a quiet bad boy who challenges him to fight on the grounds of their high school after the day's end.

Director: Phil Joanou
Stars: Casey Siemaszko, Annie Ryan, Richard Tyson
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A nerdy outcast secretly pays the most popular girl in school one thousand dollars to be his girlfriend.

Director: Steve Rash
Stars: Patrick Dempsey, Amanda Peterson, Courtney Gains
House (1985)
Comedy | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A troubled writer moves into a haunted house after inheriting it from his aunt.

Director: Steve Miner
Stars: William Katt, Kay Lenz, George Wendt
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Years after Tommy Jarvis chained him underwater at Camp Crystal Lake, the dormant Jason Voorhees is accidentally released from his prison by a telekinetic teenager. Now, only she can stop him.

Director: John Carl Buechler
Stars: Terry Kiser, Jennifer Banko, John Otrin
Documentary | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A compilation of scenes from many science fiction, crime drama and horror films of the 1930s through 1980s.

Director: Andrew J. Kuehn
Stars: Donald Pleasence, Nancy Allen, Fred Asparagus
Sci-Fi | Comedy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Dr Daniel Jekyll researching into drugs that would help mankind avoid surgery discovers a white powder that unleashes the animal in every man, and in his case turning him from a shy and ... See full summary »

Director: Jerry Belson
Stars: Mark Blankfield, Bess Armstrong, Krista Errickson
Wacko (1982)
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Cops try to track down the infamous "Lawnmower Killer".

Director: Greydon Clark
Stars: Joe Don Baker, Stella Stevens, George Kennedy
Splash (1984)
Comedy | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A young man is reunited with a mermaid who saved him from drowning as a boy. He falls in love with her, not knowing who or what she is.

Director: Ron Howard
Stars: Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah, Eugene Levy
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

In 1905, after 10 years of missionary work in Africa, the Rev. Charles Fortesque is recalled to England, where his bishop gives him his new assignment - to minister to London's prostitutes.... See full summary »

Director: Richard Loncraine
Stars: Michael Palin, Maggie Smith, Trevor Howard
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Dan Aykroyd ... Himself
John Candy ... Himself
Cheech Marin ... Himself
Tommy Chong ... Himself
Gilda Radner ... Herself
Don E. Carney Don E. Carney ... Gorilla Radio Announcer
Honey Sheperd Honey Sheperd ... Punk With Rat
Teena Nickolas Teena Nickolas ... Candy Counter Girl
Edit

Storyline

Dan Ackroyd, John Candy, Gilda Radner and Cheech and Chong present this compilation of classic bad films from the 50's, 60's and 70's. Special features on gorilla pictures, anti-marijuana films and a special tribute to the worst film maker of all-time, Ed Wood. Written by Brian Washington <Sargebri@att.net>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

We're going to make you LAUGH


Certificate:

PG
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 October 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Directo de Hollywood See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,095,003, 31 October 1982

Gross USA:

$2,573,342

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,573,342
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Paramount Pictures See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Paramount had planned to release the film on DVD in 2002. Due to copyright issues with several of the clips featured in the film, the release was ultimately canceled. See more »

Alternate Versions

When this film was shown on N.B.C., it deleted the scenes where Cheech and Chong smoke marijuana as they view anti-marijuana propaganda films. Also deleted was a clip from Wonder Bar featuring Al Jolson and a full chorus in black-face. See more »

Connections

Features Prince of Space (1959) See more »

Soundtracks

The Monkey Time
(uncredited)
Written by Curtis Mayfield
Performed by Major Lance
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The film that introduced me to the works of Ed Wood...
18 July 1999 | by Driver-5See all my reviews

I've read a lot of negative reviews of IT CAME FROM HOLLYWOOD since it was first released, but I have to admit, I think it's hilarious. The film is broken into several sections, each introduced by one or more of the comedians. for example, John Candy pays tribute to Ed Wood (Including a remake of the "coming out" scene from GLEN OR GLENDA with Dan Aykroyd), Cheech and Chong introducing clips from the likes of THE COCAINE FIENDS, etc. Some of the clips drag, some clips have been "doctored" to seem even sillier then they really are, but with the likes of PLAN 9 FROM OUTER SPACE and MARS NEEDS WOMEN on display, there are some great moments.


5 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 18 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed