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Hunk (1987)

PG | | Comedy, Fantasy | 6 March 1987 (USA)
A computer nerd makes a deal with the Devil and gets a new beefcake body.

Director:

Lawrence Bassoff
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Allen Nelson ... Hunk Golden
Steve Levitt Steve Levitt ... Bradley Brinkman
Deborah Shelton ... O'Brien
Rebeccah Bush ... Sunny
James Coco ... Dr. D
Robert Morse ... Garrison Gaylord
Cynthia Szigeti Cynthia Szigeti ... Chachka
Avery Schreiber ... Constantine Constapopolis
Melanie Vincz Melanie Vincz ... Laurel Springs
Doug Shanklin Doug Shanklin ... Skeet Mecklenburger
Page Mosely Page Mosely ... Coaster Royce (as Page Moseley)
Hilary Shepard ... Alexis Cash
J. Jay Saunders ... Director
Charles Dougherty ... Cameraman
John Barrett John Barrett ... Lifeguard
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Storyline

Bradley Brinkman is just an average guy, but he wants to be someone special when along comes a sexy apparition who offers to make him the sexiest guy in Sea Spray, a lush California Beach spot. For just a piece of his soul, Dr. D (the Devil) will transform him into a stud. He signs on the dotted line and is now turned into Hunk Golden. Suddenly, women want him and guys envy him. After a television appearance, he becomes a national sensation - but is Bradley going to be happy with his newfound success - or is there hell to pay for being a hunk? Written by Crown International Pictures

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

He made a devil of a deal... Now there's hell to pay! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Fantasy

Certificate:

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Trivia

At 16 minutes in, when Bradley Brinkman is introduced to Skeet Mecklenberg, look for Brad Pitt as an extra seated in a beach chair behind Skeet. He's in blue and white striped shorts seated next to a blonde girl in a white string bikini. See more »

Goofs

At one point the devil says that Labor Day is Hitler's Birthday. Labor Day is celebrated on the first Monday in September and Hitler's birthday is April 20th - but then it was the Devil who said it, so maybe he was lying. See more »

Quotes

Laurel Springs: You're a walking Chuck Norris movie, and I'm not waiting until you're out on VHS.
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Connections

References The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962) See more »

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Destiny
Music by John Baer
Lyrics by Robbie Baer
Sung by Robbie Baer, Mendy Lee and Candy Chase
Produced and arranged by John Baer
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Beautiful beach for beautiful people
1 December 2018 | by bkoganbingSee all my reviews

We all get our start somewhere and if you look sharp you can spot Brad Pitt as an extra in a scene in Hunk on the beach at Sea Spray California where there is a beautiful beach for beautiful people. Fortunately he would go on to better things.

Hunk is another retelling of the Faust legend a real silly one at that. Nerdy Steve Levitt who is a computer programmer is up against it and says he'll make a deal with old Scratch for a good program. His computer itself writes one for him and as a reward he gets to spend the summer off at Sea Spray beach while he tries to come up with another program winner. Hanging around all these beautiful people and being treated like something stuck to your shoe, Levitt dreams he was one of them.

Now old Scratch himself sends an emissary in Deborah Shelton and she offers him a chance to try out hunkdom. Sure enough over night he's transformed into the drop dead gorgeous John Allen Nelson. Perfection in the male body. itself.

The whole thing really gets downright dumb as Nelson becomes a celebrity after saving the life of Robin Leach wannabe Robert Morse. Will he take the offer? I know I would find it hard to refuse.

James Coco has some good moments as a most epicene devil, but the rest of this is just juvenile and stupid.

But if you like ogling beautiful bodies, you can't go wrong with Hunk.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 March 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hunk See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$1,749,956

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,749,956
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Marimark Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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