Strange Brew

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Strange Brew (1983, USA) is a Comedy cult film directed by Rick Moranis & Dave Thomas.


Main Details

  • Released in 1983
  • Color
  • Running time: 90 minutes
  • Distribution Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Directed by Rick Moranis, Dave Thomas
  • Written by Rick Moranis, Dave Thomas, Steve De Jarnatt
  • Starring Dave Thomas, Rick Moranis, Paul Dooley, Max von Sydow
  • Music by Charles Fox
  • Cinematography by Steven Poster
  • Edited by Patrick McMahon, Graham "The Tank" Williams
  • Produced by Louis M. Silverstein


In their quest for free beer, bumbling Canadian brothers Bob (Rick Moranis) and Doug McKenzie (Dave Thomas) wind up working at the Elsinore Brewery. The hapless lads uncover a sinister mind-control plot spearheaded by Brewmeister Smith (Max von Sydow) and must stop the scheme, which also involves Uncle Claude (Paul Dooley), a member of the Elsinore family. As Bob and Doug try to prevent Smith from taking over the world, they also manage to drink plenty of their favorite sudsy beverage.

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