Roadie

Roadie
24 ratings
Movie on IMDb
List Price: $3.98
Price: $3.58
You Save: $0.40 (10% Off)
Temporarily Out of Stock: We'll get more as soon as possible
Notify Me When Available
Format:  DVD
sku:  F342
on most orders of $50+
Brand New

Related products:

DVD Features:

  • Rated: PG
  • Closed captioning available
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 35 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1980
  • Label: MGM (Video & DVD)
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Single Side - Dual Layer
  • Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 1.85
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 1.85
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Trailers: Original Theatrical Trailer

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Starring , , , &
Performer: , &
Directed by
Edited by
Composition by
Cameo: , , , , &
Produced by
Director of Photography:
Executive Production by

Product Description:

Director Alan Rudolph directed this obscure cult concert comedy while still relatively unknown, and it's quite a rip-roarin' ride for viewers with a fondness for late-1970s nostalgia. Rocker Meat Loaf stars as Travis W. Redfish, a farm boy with a genius for electric engineering that he eventually parlays into the title of World's Greatest Roadie. En route, he falls for groupie Lola Bouilliabase (Kaki Hunter) and helps pursue her dream of meeting rock idol Alice Cooper (playing himself). Their pursuit of Alice leads them on a wild chase across the country, replete with 1970s road movie staples such as barroom brawls, car chases, and burly truckers. Blondie, Roy Orbison, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, and Hank Williams Jr. all make appearances, and Art Carney has a nice bit as Travis's father. There's surprisingly good performances all around, particularly Mr. Loaf's, in his first starring role. Rudolph reveals trademarks of his future films in this early feature--a celebration of American eccentricity and quirk-laden romance, which, along with the plethora of time-capsule perfect music, makes this rockin' cult entertainment.

Keywords:

Production Notes:

  • Theatrical Release: June 13, 1980.
  • Meat Loaf, born Marvin Lee Aday, allegedly got his name after stepping on the foot of his high school football coach. The singer also appears in other films such as FIGHT CLUB (credited as Meat Loaf Aday).

Movie Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:

Customer Rating: Rating 3.1
Based on 24 ratings.
Be the first Movie Lover to write an online review of this product!

Similar Products

Movie Categories:
Product Groupings:

Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 72,695
  • UPC: 027616884633
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

To place an order or for customer service, call toll-free 1-800-336-4627 or outside the United States, call 1-610-649-7565
Open Monday-Friday: 8am-10pm, Weekends: 10am-10pm (Eastern Time)
Se habla Español! Spanish-speaking representatives available, Monday-Friday: 9am-4pm (Eastern Time)