The Big Bus

Frawley's experience directing the Monkees serves him well in timing the one-liners which make up this engaging parody of the airport disaster movie. The maiden voyage of the first nucelar-powered bus - dogged by cannibalistic bus driver, saboteur from the oil companies, and ecstatically stereotyped passengers rediscovering God, sex and wills to live in moments of crisis - is very funny even if the film never gets anywhere.

Release details

Duration: 89 mins

Cast and crew

Director: James Frawley
Screenwriter: Fred Freeman, Lawrence J Cohen
Cast: Joseph Bologna
Stockard Channing
John Beck
Rene Auberjonois
Ned Beatty
José Ferrer
Ruth Gordon
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