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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Raquel Welch
Bill Cosby
Harvey Keitel
Allen Garfield
Larry Hagman
Directors
Peter Yates
Screenwriters
Stephen Manes
Tom Mankiewicz
Running Time
95 minutes

Mother, Jugs & Speed
Blood money, drug peddling, telling nicknames and Larry Hagman playing a sex-pest. What more could a family comedy need?


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Plot
LA law states that the first ambulance crew to an accident is entitled to the contract (worth $42.50) to take the victim to the nearest hospital Cue anarchy on the streets as saving patients takes a backseat to earning a crust for one particular crew - Mother (Cosby) and Tony (Keitel) - and their ally in dispatch, Jugs (Welch).


Verdict
A farce on wheels, with sirens, splints, and laughs admirably darker than it's PG certificate suggests. An anarchic change of pace for the man who pointed Bullitt in the right direction.


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