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Strange Brew [1983 film] by Dave Thomas
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Strange Brew [1983 film] (1983)

by Dave Thomas (Director / Screenwriter), Rick Moranis (Director / Screenwriter)

Other authors: Paul Dooley, Lynne Griffin (Actor), Max von Sydow (Actor)

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Thomas, DaveDirector / Screenwriterprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Moranis, RickDirector / Screenwritermain authorall editionsconfirmed
Dooley, Paulsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Griffin, LynneActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Sydow, Max vonActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Dave Thomas and Rick Moranis created their popular toque-wearing, beer-swigging "Great White North" hosers Bob and Doug McKenzie on the great TV comedy show SCTV to fulfill a Canadian broadcasting regulation that required Canadian shows to have a certain amount of "Canadian content." Bob and Doug became so popular that they made a hit record (Take Off, with Geddy Lee, nasalist with the Canadian rock band Rush) and this Major Motion Picture--filmed in "Hoserama." Bob and Doug are the Cheech and Chong of beer, so the plot involves the boys's attempt to scam a free case of Elsinore beer from the brewery, which is run by a mad scientist Brewmeister Smith (Max von Sydow), who wants to rule the world, like all mad scientists do. Strange Brew's intoxicating blend of hops and malt--er ... cleverness and silliness--earned it a loyal and well-deserved cult following. --Jim Emerson

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All the McKenzie brothers want is a free case of beer and a quiet place to blech, so they put a mouse in a beer bottle and go to the Elsinore Brewery to complain. There they encounter the diabolical Brewmeister Smith who has concocted a scheme to rule the world by contaminating Elsinore Beer with a mind-controlling chemical.… (more)

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