A wonderful spoof of disaster films, The Big Bus is about the world’s first nuclear powered bus - a 75-ton monster on 32 enormous wheels - and its maiden voyage from New York to Denver. Jockeying the world’s greatest bus, of coarse is the world’s greatest bus driver. His co-pilot is given to sudden blackouts and has a penchant for driving on the shoulder of the road. A pair of evil-doers vow to destroy the bus at the outset, thus providing hilarious suspense.

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The Big Bus (1976)

Action/Comedy · 1h 28m

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A wonderful spoof of disaster films, The Big Bus is about the world’s first nuclear powered bus - a 75-ton monster on 32 enormous wheels - and its maiden voyage from New York to Denver. Jockeying the world’s greatest bus, of coarse is the world’s greatest bus driver. His co-pilot is given to sudden blackouts and has a penchant for driving on the shoulder of the road. A pair of evil-doers vow to destroy the bus at the outset, thus providing hilarious suspense.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Company

Paramount Pictures
Cast
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Joseph Bologna

Dan Torrance
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Stockard Channing

Kitty Baxter
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John Beck

Shoulders O'Brien
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Rene Auberjonois

Father Kudos
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Ned Beatty

Shorty Scotty
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Bob Dishy

Dr. Kurtz
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José Ferrer

Ironman
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Ruth Gordon

Old Woman
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Harold Gould

Professor Baxter
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Larry Hagman

Doctor in parking lot
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Sally Kellerman

Sybil Crane
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Richard Mulligan

Claude Crane
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Lynn Redgrave

Camille Levy
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Richard B. Shull

Emery Bush
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Stuart Margolin

Alex
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Howard Hesseman

Jack
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Mary Charlotte Wilcox

Mary Jane Beth Sue (as Mary Wilcox)
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Walter Brooke

Mr. Ames
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Vic Tayback

Goldie
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Murphy Dunne

Tommy Joyce
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Raymond Guth

Pickup truck driver.
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Miriam Byrd-Nethery

Farmer's wife
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Dennis Kort

Farmer's son
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James Jeter

Bus Bartender
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Vito Scotti

Barber
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Harry Holcombe

Priest
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Morgan Upton

Cemetary Man #1
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Dan Barrows

Cemetary Man #2
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Della Thomas

Stewardess
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Jess Nadelman

TV Reporter
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Michael W. Schwartz

Bus Station Greeter
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Selma Archerd

Passenger
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Chuck Bergansky

Passenger
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Joe Brooks

Passenger
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Alex Brown

Passenger (as Alex A. Brown)
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Bart Carpinelli

Passenger
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Richard Crystal

Passenger
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Jerry DeWilde

Passenger
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David Essex

Passenger
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Karalee Fenske

Passenger
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Mickey Fox

Passenger
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Harry Frazier

Passenger
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Laurie Hagen

Passenger
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An Tsan Hu

Passenger
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Gregory C. Johnson

Passenger
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Walter Lott

Passenger
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Vincent Milana

Passenger
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Judy Motulsky

Passenger
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Erin Kathleen O'Reilly

Passenger
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Nick Pellegrino

Passenger
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Eugenie Ross-Leming

Passenger
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Cynthia Szigeti

Passenger
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Ann Weldon

Passenger
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Bert Williams

Passenger
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Andrew Winner

Passenger
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Carol Worthington

Passenger
Crew
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James Frawley

Director
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Fred Freeman

Writer
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Lawrence J. Cohen

Writer
Disc Releases
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The Big Bus

(Blu-ray)

4/25/2023

Disc Title Front Cover

The Big Bus

(DVD)

9/24/2013

Disc Title Front Cover

The Big Bus

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

7/16/2002

Disc Title Front Cover

The Big Bus

(DVD)

2/11/2020

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