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Strange Brew Movie Trivia

Strange Brew Trivia

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Film facts for the 1983 Comedy movie starring Rick Moranis, Dave Thomas, Max von Sydow More Cast


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Thanks to James
"Strange Brew" was also the name of a popular rock song by British power group "Cream", they were Ginger Baker, Jack Bruce, Eric Clapton and Jimi Hendrix.
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Bob and Doug McKenzie first appeared on the Canadian Sketch comedy series SCTV.
Dave Thomas and Ian Thomas (writer of music for Strange Brew) are brothers.
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As the end credits roll, we see Bob and Doug drive away with a beer truck. After a few seconds, the film cuts to The Great White North set and Bob and Doug give their explainations for the various film credits. Also, in the original theatrical release, instead of the usual roaring lion in MGM's studio logo, the lion is drunk and belches. Then the camera pans to the side to reveal that the McKenzie Brothers (the main characters in this movie) are playing with the lion's tail. When the lion gets angry, they leave to another room to introduce the movie.
Thanks to Dave
The man who plays the main actresses step-father is Paul Dooley, who plays Wimpy in the movie 'Popeye' with Robin Williams.
Thanks to Dan Bautz
Max Von Sydow's Character Brewmeister Smith works in Elsinore Castle in Strange Brew and, co-incidentally, his character in Ingmar Bergman's "The Seventh Seal" also lives in Castle Elsinore.



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There's often fake stuff floating round, y'know? -Like the 'ghost boy' that can allegedly be seen in "Three Men And A Baby".




But, nothing bogus that we know yet for "Strange Brew".
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