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Dr. Otto and the Riddle of the Gloom Beam (1985)

PG
97 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

Dr. Otto grows a hand out of the top of his head and tries to destroy the world.
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Writers
Daniel Butler (additional dialogue) | John R. Cherry III (as John Cherry) | Steve Leasure (additional dialogue) | Glenn Petach (additional dialogue) & 3 more
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Updated Jul 19, 1985

Release date
Jul 19, 1985 (United States)

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Jim Varney
Dr. Otto / Rudd Hardtact / Laughin' Jack / Guy Dandy / Auntie Nelda / Ernest P. Worrell Dr. Otto / Rudd Hardtact / Laughin' Jack / Guy Dandy / Auntie Nelda / Ernest P. Worrell   See fewer
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Glenn Petach
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Daniel Butler
Slave Willie / Aide #1 - Kegler Slave Willie / Aide #1 - Kegler   See fewer
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Tina Goetze
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Jennifer Wood
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David Landon
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Mac Bennett
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Winslow Stillman
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Mary Jane Harvill
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Irv Kane
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5.5 / 10 | 573 votes