Hollywood Boulevard (1976)





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Movie Info

Allan Arkush and Joe Dante co-directed this campy spoof of exploitation films -- Roger Corman's schlock factory in particular. Candice Rialson stars as Candy Wednesday, a movie hopeful who wants to be a star. Her slimy agent Walter Paisley (Dick Miller) directs her to the portals of Miracle Pictures, where she lands a plum role in the film "Machete Maidens of Maratau." Lead actress Mary McQueen (Mary Woronov) becomes jealous, and a series of disturbing murders occur, culminating in a shoot-out on top of the Hollywood sign.
Comedy , Mystery & Suspense
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Candice Rialson
as Candy Wednesday
Mary Woronov
as Mary McQueen
Jeffrey Kramer
as Patrick Hobby
Rita George
as Bobbi Quackenbush
Dick Miller
as Walter Paisley
Richard Doran
as Producer
Tara Strohmeier
as Jill McBain
Paul Bartel
as Erich Von Leppe
John Kramer
as Duke Mantee
George Wagner
as Cameraman
W.L. Luckey
as Rico Bandello
David E. Boyle
as Obnoxious Kid
Glen Shimada
as Filipino
Joe McBride
as Drive-In Rapist
Barbara Pieters
as Drive-In Mother
Sean Pieters
as Drive-In Kid
Sue Veneer
as Dyke
Charles B. Griffith
as Mark Dentine
Miller Drake
as Mutant
George Waggner
as Cameraman
as Herself
Roberta Dean
as Reporter
Milt Kahn
as Reporter
Todd McCarthy
as Author
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Critic Reviews for Hollywood Boulevard

All Critics (2)

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Full Review… | March 25, 2009
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Full Review… | February 8, 2006
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Top Critic

The slapped-together élan is enchanting

Full Review… | February 12, 2010

My idea of heaven would be a drive-in theater on an eternal summer night . . . with an endless procession of movies like this.

Full Review… | March 18, 2003

Audience Reviews for Hollywood Boulevard

A cheap, ultra-low-budget movie about production company Miracle Pictures ("If it's a good movie, it's a Miracle!") making...a cheap, ultra-low-budget movie! Some funny gags and plenty of in-jokes concerning how these movies get made on a shoestring hampered by some boring stretches (driving along Los Angeles freeways, the slasher stalking sequence.) I guess that's about what you'd expect from a script written in a week.

Doctor Strangeblog
Doctor Strangeblog

Super Reviewer


Totally shameless but self-accepting parody of the schlock movie business and Roger Corman's B-factory.

Lee Mayo
Lee Mayo

This is a movie I don't really enjoy at face value. It's more like poetry. When you really look at the details and put the pieces together and talk about it with your friends and hear the anecdotes, it becomes more than it really is. And that is how it's special.

Kayla Kromer
Kayla Kromer

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