C.C. and Company

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C.C. and Company
C c and company poster 01.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed bySeymour Robbie
Produced byAllan Carr
Roger Smith
Written byRoger Smith
StarringJoe Namath
Ann-Margret
William Smith
Jennifer Billingsley
Mike Battle
Sid Haig
Greg Mullavey
Teda Bracci
Don Chastain
Bruce Glover
Wayne Cochran
Music byLenny Stack
CinematographyCharles Wheeler
Edited byFred Chulack
Production
companies
Namanco
Rogallan Productions
Distributed byAVCO Embassy Pictures
Release date
  • October 14, 1970 (1970-10-14)
Running time
94 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Box office$1.1 million (US/ Canada rentals)[1]

C.C. and Company is a 1970 American biker film directed by Seymour Robbie. It starred Joe Namath as biker C.C. Ryder, Ann-Margret as fashion journalist Ann, and William Smith as Moon, the l*eader of the fictitious outlaw biker gang the "Heads". The film also features singer Wayne Cochran and his band The C.C. Riders.

Plot[edit]

C.C. Ryder falls in with a biker gang in the desert, and then rescues Ann from trouble with the same gang. There next occurs a motocross race tied in with a fashion shoot. The Heads disrupt the event, but C.C. Ryder enters the race to gain Ann's favor. This puts him in conflict with Moon. When Ryder wins the race and leaves with his award money the gang kidnaps Ann, and Ryder must ride back to save her.

Cast[edit]

Reception[edit]

Reviews were mostly negative. It was described by The New York Times reviewer Vincent Canby as "the picture to name when someone asks you to recommend 'a good bad movie.'":

In his Chicago Tribune review, Gene Siskel, who supplied it with no stars, felt it was "hateful", adding:

The film was also blasted by the Cleveland Press' Tony Mastroianni:

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Big Rental Films of 1970", Variety, 6 January 1971 p 11
  2. ^ Vincent Canby (15 October 1970). "Movie Review -Joe Namath Rides a Motorcycle:Football Player Seems Her Perfect Match Ann-Margret Co-Stars in 'C.C. and Co.'". The New York Times.
  3. ^ "MOVIES (October 16, 1970)".
  4. ^ ""C.C. Si?" No! : The Cleveland Memory Project". www.clevelandmemory.org.

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