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Encyclopedia > D.C. Cab

D.C. Cab is a 1983 comedy film, starring Mr. T, Max Gail, Adam Baldwin, Gary Busey and a special appearance by singer Irene Cara. The film is written and directed by Joel Schumacher. The R-rated comedy was controversial upon release due to the appeal of Mr. T among children, resulting in the film being mis-marketed in many regions. 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Comedy is the use of humor in the performing arts. ... Mr. ... Max Gail (b. ... Adam Baldwin as Jayne Cobb in Firefly Adam Baldwin (born February 27, 1962 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American actor best known for his role as Animal Mother in Stanley Kubricks Full Metal Jacket. ... William Gary Busey (born June 29, 1944 in Goose Creek, Texas) is an American film actor. ... Irene Cara (born Irene Escalera on March 18, 1959 in New York City) is an American-born singer actress of Cuban and Puerto Rican descent. ... Joel Schumacher (born August 29, 1939) is a American film director, writer and producer. ... Motion picture rating systems are issued to give moviegoers an idea of the suitability of a movie for children and/or adults in terms of issues such as sex, violence and profanity. ...

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Plot summary

Albert Hockenberry has just arrived in Washington D.C. and is on his way to work for his uncle who owns the cab company D.C. Cab. D.C. Cab is full of cab drivers who are whacky and mischievious. The drivers not knowing that they are worth something, they never work together as a team too much till Albert makes them see the errors of their ways. Harold, Albert's uncle, wants to improve the cab company. It comes to pass that one of the cabs contains a missing violin, and a $10,000 reward is posted for its return. One of the cabbies finds the violin but Harold has an idea to put the money in for the company. His wife Myrna takes the money. The cabbies are not happy about this, and Albert decides to donate his own money for the cab company instead. Albert and two children of a diplomat are kidnapped and the gang of D.C. Cab must rescue them.


Tagline: When these guys hit the street,guess what hits the fan.


Tagline: Pity the fool who messes with Mr. T.


Cast

Max Gail (b. ... Adam Baldwin as Jayne Cobb in Firefly Adam Baldwin (born February 27, 1962 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American actor best known for his role as Animal Mother in Stanley Kubricks Full Metal Jacket. ... Mr. ... Charlie Barnett (born September 23, 1954 in Bluefield, West Virginia, USA- d. ... William Gary Busey (born June 29, 1944 in Goose Creek, Texas) is an American film actor. ... Marsha Warfield (born March 5, 1954, in Chicago, Illinois, USA) is an African-American actress best remembered for her 1986-1992 role on the popular NBC sitcom Night Court. ... Bill Maher William Bill Maher, Jr. ... Whitman Mayo (November 13, 1930 - May 22, 2001) was an African-American actor, who was best known for playing Grady on the television sitcom Sanford & Son. ... Peter Paul is an international lawyer, developer, foundation president, hollywood entrepreneur, internet pioneer, and acquaintance of five U.S. Presidents. ... Paul Rodriguez (born January 19, 1955 in Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico) Raised in East Los Angeles, California, USA, he later served in the military where he was stationed in Iceland, Duluth, Minnesota and elsewhere. ... Irene Cara (born Irene Escalera on March 18, 1959 in New York City) is an American-born singer actress of Cuban and Puerto Rican descent. ... Bob Zmuda is an American writer, comedian, producer, and film director. ...

Trivia

  • Was re-released in the Philippines in late 1988 under the title "Mr. T and Company". This was due to the huge following of Mr. T fans among Filipinos.

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