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Take This Job and Shove It (1981)

PG | | Comedy | 15 May 1981 (USA)
The "Alison Group" has bought four beer breweries in difficulties. The young but rising top Manager Frank Macklin is sent to reorganize one of them, the one which happens to be the main ... See full summary »

Director:

Gus Trikonis

Writers:

Barry Schneider (screenplay), Jeffrey Bernini (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Hays ... Frank Macklin
Barbara Hershey ... J.M. Halstead
David Keith ... Harry Meade
Tim Thomerson ... Ray Binkowski
Eddie Albert ... Samuel Ellison
Penelope Milford ... Lenore Meade
Charlie Rich Charlie Rich ... Hooker
Martin Mull ... Dick Ebersol
Art Carney ... Charlie Pickett
David Allan Coe David Allan Coe ... Mooney
Lacy J. Dalton Lacy J. Dalton ... Mooney's Wife
Royal Dano ... Beeber
Bruce M. Fischer ... Jimmy
Virgil Frye ... Cleach
James Karen ... Loomis
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Storyline

The "Alison Group" has bought four beer breweries in difficulties. The young but rising top Manager Frank Macklin is sent to reorganize one of them, the one which happens to be the main company in his hometown. At first his old buddies are reluctant to have him as new boss, but since he can't save all of them from the severe changes, the climate soon changes. Then he learns that he increased the profit so much, that his bosses have decided to resell his brewery profitably to an incompetent Texas oil millionaire. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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The comedy for everyone who's had it up to here... See more »

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Comedy

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 May 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Apáñatelas como puedas See more »

Filming Locations:

Cincinnati, Ohio, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$17,569,027

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$17,569,027
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Cinema Group Ventures See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The name of Bigfoot's rival monster truck was "Silver Bullet". Everett Jasmer's "USA-1" truck also appears in the movie billed as "Thunderin' Lightning". See more »

Quotes

Ray Binkowski: It's the battle of the luxury cars. Lincoln Continental and American know-how and skill against the German machine.
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Connections

Referenced in The Exes: Take This Job and Shove It (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

You Made It Beautiful
Music and Lyrics by Billy Sherrill, Steve Davis & Glenn Sutton
Performed by Charlie Rich
©1981 Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. & Algee Music Corp. (BMI)
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Take This Job and Shove It
30 May 1999 | by Coxer99See all my reviews

Witless film that doesn't live up to its title about tensions between labor and management. An embarrassing film for folks like Hershey, who went on to bigger and more respectable territory.


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