4.4/10
212
3 user 2 critic

Underground Aces (1981)

PG | | Comedy | January 1981 (USA)
The escapades of a crew of zany parking lot attendants.

Director:

Writers:

(as Jim Carabatsos), | 1 more credit »
Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Horror | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

A teenager (Adam Arkin) becomes a werewolf after a family vacation in Transylvania.

Director: Larry Cohen
Stars: Adam Arkin, Roz Kelly, Ed McMahon
One on One (1977)
Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Henry Steele is a basketball phenom at his small town high school, but when he matriculates to a big city university on a scholarship, soon realizes that he has few skills outside the sport... See full summary »

Director: Lamont Johnson
Stars: Robby Benson, Annette O'Toole, G.D. Spradlin
Ha-Gan (1977)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

An old man tends his garden under the threat of encroaching urbanization. In wanders a beautiful tourist, dazed and naked after a sexual assault, and he mistakes her for an angel.

Director: Victor Nord
Stars: Zachi Noy, Sa'adia Damari, Shoshana Duer
In the Spirit (1990)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A woman moves back to New York and hires a ditzy New Age woman to redecorate her apartment in this Odd Couple styled comedy. The movie takes a turn as the two escape to a New Age retreat in... See full summary »

Director: Sandra Seacat
Stars: Marlo Thomas, Elaine May, Jeannie Berlin
Joyride (1977)
Adventure | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Three teenagers leave Los Angeles and drive north to Alaska, wind up robbing a pipeline and taking one of the employees hostage.

Director: Joseph Ruben
Stars: Desi Arnaz Jr., Robert Carradine, Melanie Griffith
Fear City (1984)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Strippers in Manhattan are being stalked and maimed by a psycho-killer. A conflicted ex-boxer-turned-talent-manager and his business partner and friend, who represent some of the girls, set out to find him before he strikes again.

Director: Abel Ferrara
Stars: Tom Berenger, Billy Dee Williams, Jack Scalia
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

After the daughter of a prominent businessman is brutally murdered, high profile defense attorney Kitt Devereux takes the case of the accused murderer, rising rapper Bobby Medina. With a ... See full summary »

Director: Randal Kleiser
Stars: Melanie Griffith, Tom Berenger, Craig Sheffer
Roar (1981)
Adventure | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A family goes to Africa to meet their father who lives with wild lions.

Director: Noel Marshall
Stars: Tippi Hedren, Noel Marshall, Melanie Griffith
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Pete Huffman
...
Lucy
Rick Podell ...
Joe
...
Ollie
...
Dee Jay
Kario Salem ...
Sheik
Joshua Daniel ...
Wally
...
Zig
...
Nate
...
Tico
Fawne Harriman ...
Mitzi
...
Annie Wenders
Mimi Maynard ...
Madeline
...
Herbert Penlittle
...
Fred Kruger
Edit

Storyline

The escapades of a crew of zany parking lot attendants.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

independent film | See All (1) »

Taglines:

They'll park your car where the sun never shines! See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

January 1981 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Grande Escapada  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

Underground Aces
Composed and Performed by The Commodores
Courtesy of Motown Records
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
"Yo wonderbread! Follow this if you can"
9 December 2014 | by See all my reviews

"Underground Aces" had some good moments but there were some scenes that went on too long and some of the acting in the movie was second rate, fortunately the good moments outweigh the scenes that dragged and there were some good performances by Dirk Benedict, Melanie Griffith (before she became a household name), Robert Hegyes, Jerry Orbach and Frank Gorshin, some of my favorite moments of this movie includes them driving erratically in the hotel parking lot, bowling balls falling out of the back of a car, them reassembling a car at a fast pace, the Blitz night scene and the finale scene (won't give that away), this movie is similar to the better known "Car Wash" but they have parking lot attendants instead of car washing attendants, overall I give this movie a 6/10


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?
Review this title | See all 3 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page