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Fast Food (1989)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 28 April 1989 (USA)
What would happen if a sex drug ended up in the Secret Sauce of a new burger joint?

Director:

Michael A. Simpson

Writers:

Scott B. Sowers (story) (as Scott Sowers), Jim Basile (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Clark Brandon ... Auggie Hamilton
Randal Patrick Randal Patrick ... Drew Taylor
Tracy Griffith ... Samantha Brooks
Michael J. Pollard ... Bud
Lanny Horn Lanny Horn ... Calvin
Jim Varney ... Wrangler Bob Bundy
Blake Clark ... E.G. McCormick
Traci Lords ... Dixie Love
Pamela Springsteen ... Mary Beth Bensen
Randi Layne Randi Layne ... Alexandra Lowell
Kevin McCarthy ... Judge Reinholte
J. Don Ferguson J. Don Ferguson ... Dean Witler (as Don Ferguson)
Terry Hobbs Terry Hobbs ... Donald Frump III
Amy Bryson Amy Bryson ... Sheryl
Kathleen Webster Kathleen Webster ... Wendy
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Storyline

Auggie and his friend, Drew are a couple of 'perpetual' college students - their school's so sick of them, there going to let them graduate, just to get rid of them. Augie's trying to 'make it big - fast' (the proverbial 'easy way'), and his latest scheme is to open a burger joint, and to help entice customers, the duo develop a very very very special sauce. But, even though their place seems too be a huge success, there's an odd side effect; the special sauce is actually a libido-enhancing drug, and that's where the trouble begins... Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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The secret's in the sauce. See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 April 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Limba, Limba, Lambada See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$472,340
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Both Jim Varney and 'Blake Clark' have roles in this movie. After the death of Jim Varney, Blake Clark took over for him as the voice of Slinky Dog in the "Toy Story" franchise. See more »

Quotes

Dean Witler: May God forgive me for setting you two clowns loose on society.
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Deleted scenes are shown during the end credits, as well as a parody TV commercial featuring Jim Varney's character. See more »

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Those Friday Nights
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Just a smidge above awful
17 March 2012 | by liamforemanSee all my reviews

Well, this was hard to get through. I remembered Clark Brandon from the 80s (playing Jo's boyfriend on Facts of Life and Bobby's friend in 'My Tutor') and when I saw that he also wrote the screenplay I was intrigued. For about ten minutes. I was sitting there with a friend and basically talked out the dialogue it was so obvious.

The whole premise of the film is that a struggling burger joint start-up comes up with a way to increase business, by spiking their special sauce with an aphrodisiac. Then the FDA comes in and they get in trouble. This could have been interesting, seeing it today in 2012 because it is known that fast food companies put addictive chemicals in their food and there could have been a deeper or more political moral of the story.

But nope, this film was all over the map, obvious, sometimes embarrassingly stupid (I was never a fan of Jim Varney and he wasn't HORRID in this, but still not funny to me in any way).

I wouldn't recommend this, but I did get through it. There are some films that I can't even get through, and this was close.


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