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The Gong Show Movie (1980)

R
89 min | Comedy

A week in the life of "The Gong Show" host and creator Chuck Barris who lives through a series of outrageous competitors, stressful situations, a nervous breakdown and other comical characters involved in his life and work on the TV show.See moreA week in the life of "The Gong Show" host and creator Chuck Barris who lives through a series of outrageous competitors, stressful situations, a nervous breakdown and other comical characters involved in his life and work on the TV show. Written by Anonymous See less
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$ 1,476,425
Gross (USA)
$ 6,621,520
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Release date
May 23, 1980 (United States)

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Chuck Barris
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Jack Bernardi
Violin Player (Elderly Man) Violin Player (Elderly Man)   See fewer
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Satisfaction
Singing Group Singing Group   See fewer
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William Tregoe
Winking Man Winking Man   See fewer
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Harvey Alpert
Trumpet Man Trumpet Man   See fewer
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Mabel King
Mabel Mabel   See fewer
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Lillie Shelton
Mabel's Mama Mabel's Mama   See fewer
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James B. Douglas
Buddy Didlo Buddy Didlo   See fewer
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Harvey Lembeck
Man in Steam Room Man in Steam Room   See fewer
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Ed Marinaro
Man in Locker Room Man in Locker Room   See fewer
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Murray Langston
The Unknown Comic The Unknown Comic   See fewer
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Melvin Presar
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Steve Garvey
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Jamie Farr
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Patrick Cranshaw
Man Dying in Elevator (as Pat Cranshaw) Man Dying in Elevator (as Pat Cranshaw)   See fewer
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Cathleen Cordell
Lady in Elevator Lady in Elevator   See fewer
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James Winburn
Man in Cast (as Jim Winburn) Man in Cast (as Jim Winburn)   See fewer
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Bella Bruck
Nurse #1 Nurse #1   See fewer
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Starr Hester
Nurse #2 Nurse #2   See fewer
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David Sheiner
Dr. Jerry Queasley Dr. Jerry Queasley   See fewer
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Mae E. Campbell
Nurse in Lounge (as Mae Campbell) Nurse in Lounge (as Mae Campbell)   See fewer
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Kate Howard
Nurse in Lounge Nurse in Lounge   See fewer
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Milton Delugg
The Hollywood Cowboys The Hollywood Cowboys   See fewer
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Mark Z. Stevens
The Hollywood Cowboys (as Mark Stevens) The Hollywood Cowboys (as Mark Stevens)   See fewer
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Ray Neapolitan
The Hollywood Cowboys The Hollywood Cowboys   See fewer
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Bill Neale
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Norman Blankenship
Man Beating Woman Man Beating Woman   See fewer
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Donna Garrett
Woman Being Beaten Woman Being Beaten   See fewer
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Phillip Simms
Vito (as Philip Simms) Vito (as Philip Simms)   See fewer
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Vincent Schiavelli
Mario Romani Mario Romani   See fewer
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Pat McCormick
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Patty Andrews
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Jaye P. Morgan
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Gene Patton
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Gary Mule Deer
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Rip Taylor
Restaurant Maitre D' Restaurant Maitre D'   See fewer
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Ron Carr
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The Bait Brothers
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Roosevelt Grier
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Ed Holland
Father Ed Father Ed   See fewer
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Pat Francisco
Unknown Comic's Girlfriend Unknown Comic's Girlfriend   See fewer
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Della Barris
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Bill Bridges
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Rod Haase
Wally Wally   See fewer
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John Monks Jr.
Tourist Man Tourist Man   See fewer
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Nora Denney
Tourist Lady Tourist Lady   See fewer
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Tony Randall
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Cloyce Morrow
Dr. Betsy Nolan Dr. Betsy Nolan   See fewer
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Cynthia Szigeti
Diner Doll Sophie Diner Doll Sophie   See fewer
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Suzanne Kent
Diner Doll Myrtle (as Suzanne L. Kent) Diner Doll Myrtle (as Suzanne L. Kent)   See fewer
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Phil Hartman
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Betsy Lynn Thompson
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Carol Gwynn Thompson
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Kurt Abell
Count Banjola Count Banjola   See fewer
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Barry Cutler
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Trixie Dejonge
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John Dorsey
Concert Pianist Act (archive footage) (uncredited) Concert Pianist Act (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bobby Findley
Gong Show Band (archive footage) (uncredited) Gong Show Band (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dana Glover
Band Member (uncredited) Band Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Howard
Gong Show Band (archive footage) (uncredited) Gong Show Band (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lanny Morgan
Gong Show Band (archive footage) (uncredited) Gong Show Band (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kitten Natividad
Performer (uncredited) Performer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Steve Nave
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Taylor Negron
Blond-Haired Man Auditioning (uncredited) Blond-Haired Man Auditioning (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nicki Rae
Majorette (uncredited) Majorette (uncredited)   See fewer
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Larry Spencer
Larry (uncredited) Larry (uncredited)   See fewer
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Manny Stevens
Gong Show Band (archive footage) (uncredited) Gong Show Band (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walter Wonderman
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4.1 / 10 | 692 votes