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Echo Park (1985)

R
88 min | Comedy, Drama

In the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, everyone is more than they initially seem. May waits tables, raises a son, Henry, and is an aspiring actress. She needs a roommate and takes in a pizza deliverer named Jonathan, an aspiring ...See moreIn the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, everyone is more than they initially seem. May waits tables, raises a son, Henry, and is an aspiring actress. She needs a roommate and takes in a pizza deliverer named Jonathan, an aspiring songwriter. In the adjoining flat is August, an Austrian body sculptor who appears in a deodorant commercial and dreams big dreams. May takes a job delivering singing telegrams as a stripper, Jonathan invites Henry to tag along with him on deliveries, August gets into trouble with the police who call his father in Austria, and the friendships, frustrations, and love affairs of everyday life come to a head. Written by See less
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Jul 25, 1986 (United States)

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Tom Hulce
Jonathan Jonathan   See fewer
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Michael Bowen
August August   See fewer
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Heinrich Schweiger
August's father August's father   See fewer
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Timothy Carey
Vinnie Vinnie   See fewer
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Martin Suppan
Austrian consul Austrian consul   See fewer
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Robert R. Shafer
Commercial director Commercial director   See fewer
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Dorothy Dells
Consulate Secretary Consulate Secretary   See fewer
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Yana Nirvana
Woman in bar Woman in bar   See fewer
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Paul Anselmo
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
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Jesse Aragon
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
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Robert Cabral
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
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Peter Drain
Bar Customer Bar Customer   See fewer
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John Pochna
Bar Customer Bar Customer   See fewer
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Dee Cooper
Man in Park Man in Park   See fewer
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Stephen Gaines
Desk Sergeant Desk Sergeant   See fewer
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Fred Leaf
Burt Reynolds Look-alike Burt Reynolds Look-alike   See fewer
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Mary Thompson
Prospective Roommate Prospective Roommate   See fewer
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Anne Marie Bates
Prospective Roommate Prospective Roommate   See fewer
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Jason Mayall
Prospective Roommate Prospective Roommate   See fewer
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Renee LeBallister
Prospective Roommate Prospective Roommate   See fewer
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Michael Marloe
Partygoer Partygoer   See fewer
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Jim Smith
Partygoer Partygoer   See fewer
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Skip O'Brien
Prisoner Prisoner   See fewer
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Biff Yeager
Jailer Jailer   See fewer
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Jacki Easton Toelle
Girl in Commercial Girl in Commercial   See fewer
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Bob Moss
Birthday Boy Birthday Boy   See fewer
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Doug Knott
Birthday Man Birthday Man   See fewer
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James Helppi
Guest in Elevator Guest in Elevator   See fewer
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George W. Scott
Man with Tip Man with Tip   See fewer
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De Schneider
Real Estate Secretary Real Estate Secretary   See fewer
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Patti Tippo
Telegram Stripper (as Patricia Tippo) Telegram Stripper (as Patricia Tippo)   See fewer
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Max Trumpower
Telegram Stripper Telegram Stripper   See fewer
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Penny Harris
Telegram Stripper Telegram Stripper   See fewer
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Merrill Ward
Telegram Stripper Telegram Stripper   See fewer
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Dana Sue Collins
Telegram Stripper (as Dana Collins) Telegram Stripper (as Dana Collins)   See fewer
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Peter Kent
Arnold Schwarzenegger (uncredited) Arnold Schwarzenegger (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.8 / 10 | 555 votes