The Big Bus

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The Big Bus is a 1976 American comedy film starring Stockard Channing and Joseph Bologna, and directed by James Frawley. A spoof of the disaster movie genre (which was popular at the time), it follows the maiden cross-country trip of an enormous nuclear... read more
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The Big Bus is a 1976 American comedy film starring Stockard Channing and Joseph Bologna, and directed by James Frawley. A spoof of the disaster movie genre (which was popular at the time), it follows the maiden cross-country trip of an enormous nuclear powered bus named Cyclops. The Big Bus received mostly bad reviews and had a disastrous performance at the box office but has recently been recognized as a cult classic of its genre. It is rated PG. Director Frawley won the audience award at the 1977 Avoriaz Fantastic Film Festival.

Original Release

06/23/1976

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Cast

Joseph Bologna Dan Torrance
Stockard Channing Kitty Baxter
Richard Mulligan Claude Crane
Ruth Gordon Old Lady
Rene Auberjonois Father Kudos
Ned Beatty Shorty Scotty
John Beck Shoulders
Bob Dishy Dr. Kurtz
Jose Ferrer Ironman (as Jose Ferrer)
Harold Gould Professor Baxter
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

James Frawley

Writers

Fred Freeman, Lawrence J. Cohen

Cast

Joseph Bologna Dan Torrance
Stockard Channing Kitty Baxter
Richard Mulligan Claude Crane
Ruth Gordon Old Lady
Rene Auberjonois Father Kudos
Ned Beatty Shorty Scotty
John Beck Shoulders
Bob Dishy Dr. Kurtz
Jose Ferrer Ironman (as Jose Ferrer)
Harold Gould Professor Baxter
Larry Hagman Parking Lot Doctor
Sally Kellerman Sybil Crane
Lynn Redgrave Camille Levy
Richard B. Shull Emery Bush
Stuart Margolin Alex
Howard Hesseman Jack
Mary Charlotte Wilcox Mary Jane Beth Sue (as Mary Wilcox)
Walter Brooke Mr. Ames
Vic Tayback Goldie
Murphy Dunne Tommy Joyce

Producers

Julia Phillips Executive Producer
Michael Phillips Executive Producer
Lawrence J. Cohen Producer
Fred Freeman Producer

Editors

Edward Warschilka

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