Strange Brew script
Strange Brew (1983)
Synopsis: In their quest for free beer, bumbling Canadian brothers Bob (Rick Moranis) and Doug McKenzie (Dave Thomas) wind up working at the Elsinore Brewery. The hapless lads uncover a sinister mind-control plot spearheaded by Brewmeister Smith (Max von Sydow) and must stop the scheme, which also involves Uncle Claude (Paul Dooley), a member of the Elsinore family. As Bob and Doug try to prevent Smith from taking over the world, they also manage to drink plenty of their favorite sudsy beverage.


Hey! They did this on their album! Rip off!

Patron 2

Will you shut up!


AAAhhh, you shut up!

Doug [trying to insert mouse]: Like maybe with some spit...


Ok, we not going to be able to fix the film, eh, so here's what

happened in the film. After I chased the van, eh...


Don't tell them the film, eh, you're supposed to show it.


But we can't show it because it's wrecked, eh?


Just show it like this, eh? [hold up film] Zoom in on this, eh?

[camera zooms in]


Geez, that's a good idea, eh?


That's it, we're leaving, kids. Come on!

Bob [in theater]

How come everyone's going, eh?


I don't know. It get's better.

Patron 3

What a waste of money! Where's the manager? Get me the manager!

Old lady

I hope you're proud of yourselves...


Take off, eh?


Geez, how come everyone's so ticked, eh?


I don't know, but we might as well really wreck this movie now.


Did you bring the moths?


Yeah. Here we go, eh? [releases the moths]

[patrons stampede out of theater, sirens sound outside]


[SCENE THREE - Outside theater]

Patron [to teller]

Well then how about a couple of passes to a REAL movie? Can you

believe this?

[Bob and Doug emerge from hiding]


Let's get out of here, eh?


No, not that way, well get killed.

[They run out side door and run into man with crying children]


They've been saving their allowance for weeks to see this movie. What

am I supposed to tell them? Just what the heck am I supposed to tell



We're real sorry. Here's some money back, it's only fifteen bucks,

here take it.

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Rick Moranis

Frederick Allan "Rick" Moranis (born April 18, 1953) is a Canadian actor, comedian, screenwriter and songwriter. He came to prominence in the sketch comedy series Second City Television (SCTV) in the 1980s and later appeared in several Hollywood films, including Strange Brew (1983), Ghostbusters (1984), Spaceballs (1987), Little Shop of Horrors (1986), Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989, and its 1992 and 1997 sequels), Parenthood (1989), My Blue Heaven (1990), and The Flintstones (1994). more…

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