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  • Tapeheads (1988)
  • R
    93 min | Comedy, Music
Tapeheads (1988)
R
93 min | Comedy, Music

A couple of creative losers accidently become big shots in the video music industry.
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Director
Writers
Bill Fishman (story) (screenplay) | Peter McCarthy (story) (screenplay) | Jim Herzfeld (story) | Ryan Rowe (story)
Producer
Composer
Cinematographer
Bojan Bazelli (as Bojan Bazeli)
Editor
Casting Directors
Victoria Thomas | Michèle Vice-Maslin (Special Celebrity Casting)
Production Designer
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Release date
Oct 21, 1988 (United States)

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Cast

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99 cast members
Name Known for
John Cusack
Ivan Alexeev Ivan Alexeev   See fewer
Tim Robbins
Josh Tager Josh Tager   See fewer
Mary Crosby
Samantha Gregory Samantha Gregory   See fewer
Clu Gulager
Norman Mart Norman Mart   See fewer
Katy Boyer
Belinda Mart Belinda Mart   See fewer
Jessica Walter
Kay Mart Kay Mart   See fewer
Sam Moore
Billy Diamond Billy Diamond   See fewer
Junior Walker
Lester Diamond Lester Diamond   See fewer
Susan Tyrrell
Nikki Morton Nikki Morton   See fewer
Doug McClure
Sid Tager Sid Tager   See fewer
Connie Stevens
June Tager June Tager   See fewer
King Cotton
Roscoe Roscoe   See fewer
Don Cornelius
Mo Fuzz Mo Fuzz   See fewer
Lee Arenberg
Norton Norton   See fewer
Lyle Alzado
Thor Alexeev Thor Alexeev   See fewer
Rocky Giordani
Hitman #1 Hitman #1   See fewer
John Marshall Jones
Hitman #2 (as J.J.) Hitman #2 (as J.J.)   See fewer
John Durbin
Hitman #3 Hitman #3   See fewer
Milton Selzer
Merlin Hinkle Merlin Hinkle   See fewer
Zander Schloss
Heavy Metal Fan Heavy Metal Fan   See fewer
Xander Berkeley
Ricky Fell Ricky Fell   See fewer
Stiv Bators
Dick Slammer (as Stiv Bator) Dick Slammer (as Stiv Bator)   See fewer
Jo Harvey Allen
Madame Olga Madame Olga   See fewer
Sy Richardson
Bartender Bartender   See fewer
Coati Mundi
Bald Executive Bald Executive   See fewer
Patrick O'Neill
Student Journalist Student Journalist   See fewer
Martha Quinn
RVTV-VJ (as Martha C. Quinn) RVTV-VJ (as Martha C. Quinn)   See fewer
John Fleck
Critic #1 Critic #1   See fewer
Bob Forrest
Critic #2 Critic #2   See fewer
Bobcat Goldthwait
Don Druzel (as Jack Cheese) Don Druzel (as Jack Cheese)   See fewer
Jello Biafra
FBI Man #1 FBI Man #1   See fewer
Bob Mclean
FBI Man #2 (as Bob McLean) FBI Man #2 (as Bob McLean)   See fewer
Tiiu Leek
News Anchor News Anchor   See fewer
Scott St. James
News Reporter News Reporter   See fewer
'Weird Al' Yankovic
'Weird' Al (as Weird Al Yankovic) 'Weird' Al (as Weird Al Yankovic)   See fewer
Ted Nugent
Rock Star Rock Star   See fewer
Doug E. Fresh
Record Executive Record Executive   See fewer
Michael Nesmith
Water Man Water Man   See fewer
Ed Pansullo
Video Protector Video Protector   See fewer
Steve McCambridge
Window Washer Window Washer   See fewer
Danny Epper
Pimply Guard (as Daniel Epper) Pimply Guard (as Daniel Epper)   See fewer
Mike Berment
Calypso Mike Calypso Mike   See fewer
Jennifer Balgobin
Calypso Dancer Calypso Dancer   See fewer
Michael Franco
T-Shirt Vendor T-Shirt Vendor   See fewer
Michèle Vice-Maslin
Mo Fuzz's Secretary (as Michéle Vice) Mo Fuzz's Secretary (as Michéle Vice)   See fewer
John Lykes
Body Buddy Body Buddy   See fewer
Jeannine Bisignano
Foxy Extra Foxy Extra   See fewer
Linda Lee Franklin
Foxy Extra Foxy Extra   See fewer
Karen Price
Foxy Extra Foxy Extra   See fewer
Debby Lynn Ross
Foxy Extra Foxy Extra   See fewer
Cherie Tash
Foxy Extra Foxy Extra   See fewer
David Anthony Higgins
Visual Aplomb (as Dave Higgins) Visual Aplomb (as Dave Higgins)   See fewer
Steve Higgins
Visual Aplomb Visual Aplomb   See fewer
Jim Ward
Dutch Reagan (voice) Dutch Reagan (voice)   See fewer
Eric Dressen
Skateboarder Skateboarder   See fewer
Aaron Murray
Skateboarder Skateboarder   See fewer
Eric Barrett
Civic Security Guard Civic Security Guard   See fewer
Peter McCarthy
Menudo Fan Menudo Fan   See fewer
Joe Cosentino
Stu Beaumont Stu Beaumont   See fewer
Jordan Lancer
Young Roscoe Young Roscoe   See fewer
James Strong
Young Swanky Modes Young Swanky Modes   See fewer
Foy 'Cisco' Brasher Jr.
Young Swanky Modes / Swanky Modes Band Young Swanky Modes / Swanky Modes Band   See fewer
The Lords of the New Church
The Blender Children (as Lords of the New Church) The Blender Children (as Lords of the New Church)   See fewer
Nick Turner
The Blender Children The Blender Children   See fewer
Brian James
The Blender Children The Blender Children   See fewer
Alistare Symons
The Blender Children The Blender Children   See fewer
Dan Blom
Cube Squared Cube Squared   See fewer
Billy Ferrick
Cube Squared Cube Squared   See fewer
Thomas Persson
Cube Squared Cube Squared   See fewer
Angelo Moore
Ranchbone Ranchbone   See fewer
Chris Dowd
Ranchbone Ranchbone   See fewer
Walter A. Kibby II
Ranchbone (as Walter Kibby II) Ranchbone (as Walter Kibby II)   See fewer
Norwood Fisher
Ranchbone Ranchbone   See fewer
Kendall Jones
Ranchbone Ranchbone   See fewer
Phillip Fisher
Ranchbone (as Fish) Ranchbone (as Fish)   See fewer
Brie Howard
Flygirl Flygirl   See fewer
Lynn Mabry
Flygirl Flygirl   See fewer
Tyra Ferrell
Flygirl Flygirl   See fewer
Billy Bremner
Swanky Modes Band Swanky Modes Band   See fewer
Reggie McBride
Swanky Modes Band Swanky Modes Band   See fewer
Sam Taylor
Swanky Modes Band Swanky Modes Band   See fewer
Teddy Andreadis
Swanky Modes Band (as Ted Andreadis) Swanky Modes Band (as Ted Andreadis)   See fewer
Mitch Mitchell
Swanky Modes Band (as John Mitchell) Swanky Modes Band (as John Mitchell)   See fewer
Don Markese
Swanky Modes Band Swanky Modes Band   See fewer
Jim Keltner
Swanky Modes Band Swanky Modes Band   See fewer
Bob Rose
Swanky Modes Band Swanky Modes Band   See fewer
Billy Davis
Swanky Modes Band Swanky Modes Band   See fewer
Stu Blumberg
Swanky Modes Band Swanky Modes Band   See fewer
Larry Hall
Swanky Modes Band Swanky Modes Band   See fewer
Bojan Bazelli
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
Tamara Carrera
Prom Date (uncredited) Prom Date (uncredited)   See fewer
Mark Fite
Violin player (uncredited) Violin player (uncredited)   See fewer
Johnny Ray Jones
Guitar Player Swanky Modes Band / Backstage Guest (uncredited) Guitar Player Swanky Modes Band / Backstage Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Courtney Love
Norman's Spanker (uncredited) Norman's Spanker (uncredited)   See fewer
Sherr Warren
Foxy Extra (uncredited) Foxy Extra (uncredited)   See fewer
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