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  • The Gong Show Movie (1980)
  • R
    89 min | Comedy
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.
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Chuck Barris (written by) | Robert Downey Sr. (written by) (as Robert Downey)
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Release date
May 23, 1980 (United States)

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