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Based upon a novel written by Paul Broder.

The movie was made in 1978 but it wasn't released until 1980.
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CastStafford Morgan, Barbara Hershey, Alex Rocco, John Pearce, Peter O'Toole, George D. Wallace, Adam Roarke, Sharon Farrell, James Avery, Allen Garfield, Steve Railsback, John Alderman, Philip Bruns, Dee Carroll, John Garwood, Whitey Hughes, Gregg Berger, Chuck Bail, Nelson Tyler, Don Kennedy, Michael Railsback, Walter Robles
DirectorRichard Rush
Genre:  Comedy, Action, Drama, Romance, Adventure
Release Date:  June 27, 1980
MPAA Rating:  R
Screen WriterRichard Rush
Runtime:  131 minutes
Studio:  Simon Productions
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review by . April 12, 2012
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The Stunt Man: Making movies can be deadly, thrilling fun
Warplanes strafe a beach as cameras record their assault. A crowd watches the explosions. Onlookers, awed by the pyrotechnic effects, cheer the moviemakers whose magic they're watching.      But then the smoke clears. Corpses litter the beach. Fragments of bodies are strewn about. Blood leaks into the sand. Spectators scream. Others cry. Some faint.      Then someone yells "Cut" and the dead rise, brushing off their cosmetic wounds and picking …
Quick Tip by . April 25, 2012
"The Stunt Man" is well worth paying for but you can see it for free. The movie, which features a terrific Oscar-nominated performance by Peter O'Toole, is available on Hulu.com through May 2014. The site shows commercials but otherwise there is no cost, and you don't have to register as a member unless you want to.
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