Canadian Bacon

80
  • PG
  • Genre(s): Comedy
  • Release year: 1995
  • Running time: 91 min
In a desperate bid to revive his abysmal peacetime approval rating, the president of the United States (Alan Alda) agrees to a scheme proposed by corrupt cabinet member Stu Smiley (Kevin Pollak) and launches a top-secret propaganda campaign to vilify Canada. As U.S. read more
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In a desperate bid to revive his abysmal peacetime approval rating, the president of the United States (Alan Alda) agrees to a scheme proposed by corrupt cabinet member Stu Smiley (Kevin Pollak) and launches a top-secret propaganda campaign to vilify Canada. As U.S. citizens get caught up in a xenophobic hysteria, a group of residents of Niagara, N.Y., wielding machine guns, organize a vigilante invasion that could trigger a real war with America's gentle neighbor to the north.

Original Release

06/08/1995

US Release

09/22/1995

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Cast

John Candy Sheriff Bud Boomer / Sheriff Bud B. Boomer
Alan Alda President of the United States / U.S. President
Rhea Perlman Honey / Deputy Honey
Rip Torn General Dick Panzer
Kevin J. O'Connor Roy Boy
Bill Nunn Kabral / Kabral Jabar
G.D. Spradlin R.J. Hacker / R.J. Hacker, President of Hacker Dynamics
Jim Belushi Charles Jackal / Charles Jackal, NBS Reporter
Steven Wright Niagara Mountie / RCMP Officer at Headquarters
Brad Sullivan Gus / Gus, CIA Canada Desk Agent
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Directors

Michael Moore

Writers

Michael Moore

Cast

John Candy Sheriff Bud Boomer / Sheriff Bud B. Boomer
Alan Alda President of the United States / U.S. President
Rhea Perlman Honey / Deputy Honey
Rip Torn General Dick Panzer
Kevin J. O'Connor Roy Boy
Bill Nunn Kabral / Kabral Jabar
G.D. Spradlin R.J. Hacker / R.J. Hacker, President of Hacker Dynamics
Jim Belushi Charles Jackal / Charles Jackal, NBS Reporter
Steven Wright Niagara Mountie / RCMP Officer at Headquarters
Brad Sullivan Gus / Gus, CIA Canada Desk Agent
Stanley Anderson Edwin S. Simon / Edwin S. Simon, NBS News Anchor
Richard Council Russian President / Russian President Vladimir Krushkin
Wallace Shawn Canadian Prime Minister / Canadian Prime Minister Clark MacDonald
Michael Moore Redneck Guy #2 / Redneck Protester #2
Dan Aykroyd OPP Officer
Roger Dunn Mountie Major
Michael Copeman Panzer's Aide
Bruce Hunter President's Aide
Beth Amos Ruthie
Jack Mather Pops

Producers

Editors

Michael Berenbaum, Wendey Stanzler

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