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Howard the Duck
Directed by:
Willard Huyck

"Howard the Duck" (also known as "Howard - ein tierischer Held", "Howard: A New Breed of Hero", "Howard... e il destino del mondo") is an Action/Comedy/Romance/Science Fiction film directed and written by Willard Huyck, released in the USA on August 01 of 1986 , starring Lea Thompson, Jeffrey Jones, Tim Robbins, Ed Gale, Chip Zien and Tim Rose.

Trapped in a world he never made.

Who directed "Howard the Duck":

Howard the Duck was directed by Willard Huyck, a writer, director, and producer.

Before Howard the Duck, Willard Huyck had directed Best Defense, released in 1984, French Postcards (1979).

When was "Howard the Duck" released:

Howard the Duck was initially released on Friday, August 01, 1986, in the United States. Other films released on Friday, August 01, 1986 are Choke Canyon (dir. Charles Bail) and Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI (dir. Tom McLoughlin). This was thirty-three (33) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, December 12, 1986 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, December 10, 1986 in France; Thursday, December 18, 1986 in Australia; Monday, December 22, 1986 in Spain and on Saturday, December 06, 1986 in Japan.

What is the casting of "Howard the Duck":

At the casting of Howard the Duck we find Lea Thompson, previously seen in SpaceCamp (1986) and Back to the Future (1985); Jeffrey Jones (Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986), Amadeus (1984)); Tim Robbins (Top Gun (1986), Fraternity Vacation (1985)) [ more... ]

  • Virginia Capers and Jeffrey Jones, Richard Edson also appeared together in Ferris Bueller's Day Off, released in 1986.
  • Ed Gale and Tommy Swerdlow also worked together in Spaceballs, released in 1987.
  • Ed Gale and Tommy Swerdlow also appeared together in Child's Play, released in 1988.

What is the Storyline of "Howard the Duck":

Howard lives on Duckworld, a planet just like Earth but inhabited by anthropomorphic ducks. One night, as he reads the latest issue of Playduck Magazine, his armchair begins to quake violently and propels him out of his apartment building and into outer space, where he eventually ends up on Earth, in Cleveland, Ohio. Upon arriving, Howard encounters a girl being attacked by thugs and decides to help her out with his unique brand of Chinese martial arts, "Quack Fu". After the thugs scamper, the girl [...]

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