The Naked Man (film)
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|The Naked Man|
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||J. Todd Anderson|
|Produced by||Ben Barenholtz |
|Written by||J. Todd Anderson |
|Starring||Michael Rapaport |
Rachael Leigh Cook
|Music by||Edward Bilous|
|Edited by||Mark Cretcher|
|Distributed by||Naked Man Productions|
Dr. Edward Blis, Jr, a chiropractor by day, moonlights as a professional wrestler at night. His wrestling name is the Naked Man and he wears a naked body suit when wrestling. After his parents are killed by Sticks Varona, a cripple with crutches which double as machine guns, and an Elvis Presley impersonator, he loses his sanity. He adopts the persona of his wrestling character and goes on a rampage of revenge.
- Michael Rapaport as Dr. Edward Blis, Jr.
- Michael Jeter as Sticks Varona
- John Carroll Lynch as Sticks' Driver
- Arija Bareikis as Kim Bliss
- Rachael Leigh Cook as Delores
- Joe Grifasi as Det. Koski
- John Slattery as Burns
An official soundtrack for the movie was never released, but the film featured a score composed by Edward Bilous. And several songs written by Anderson and Coen, such as "Baby I Need Your Number" performed by Danny Wilde of The Rembrandts "I Do" performed by Debbie Gibson and "Expelled" performed by Delbert McClinton.
- "The Naked Man (1998)". Videohounds Movie Retriever.com. Gale, a part of Cengage Learning. Retrieved 8 December 2015.
- Olson, Catherine Applefeld (Aug 29, 1998). "Soundtrack and Film Score News" (Vol. 110, No. 35). Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Billboard.
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