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Mother, Jugs & Speed

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Time Out says

A totally inconsequential 'comedy-thriller' about rival freelance ambulance companies in LA. The film squanders its resources, both human (Cosby gets two funny lines, Keitel gets nothing) and automotive (the ambulances look like ice-cream vans) via a rambling, episodic excuse for a storyline and sub-minimal characterisation that makes Crossroads look like Ibsen. Incredible to think that Yates did Bullitt all those years ago, lamentable that a potential urban MASH should end up such an irredeemable, awesomely yawnsome farce.
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Release Details

  • Duration:98 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Peter Yates
  • Screenwriter:Tom Mankiewicz
  • Cast:
    • Bill Cosby
    • Raquel Welch
    • Harvey Keitel
    • Allen Garfield
    • Dick Butkus
    • Bruce Davison
    • LQ Jones
    • Larry Hagman
    • Valerie Curtin
    • Severn Darden
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