It Came from Hollywood

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It Came from Hollywood
It Came from Hollywood poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster.
Directed by Malcolm Leo
Andrew Solt
Produced by Jeff Stein
Susan Strausberg
Written by Dana Olsen
Starring Dan Aykroyd
John Candy
Cheech Marin
Tommy Chong
Gilda Radner
Cinematography Fred J. Koenekamp
Edited by Janice Hampton
Sarah Dalton Legon
Bert Lovitt
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
  • December 10, 1982 (1982-12-10)
Running time
80 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $5 million[1]
Box office $2.6 million[2]

It Came from Hollywood is a 1982 American comedy documentary film compiling clips from various B movies. Written by Dana Olsen and directed by Malcolm Leo and Andrew Solt, the film features wraparound segments and narration by several famous comedians, including Dan Aykroyd, John Candy, Gilda Radner, and Cheech and Chong. Sections of It Came from Hollywood focus on gorilla pictures, anti-marijuana films and the works of Ed Wood. The closing signature song was the doo wop hit "What's Your Name" by Don and Juan.

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  1. ^ Business Data for It Came from Hollywood at the Internet Movie Database
  2. ^ "It Came from Hollywood (1982)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved May 2, 2016. 

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