CHANNEL 4 4SEVEN E4 MORE4 FILM4 4MUSIC 4oD

Viewing your Watchlist and recommended content requires Javascript

  • 18
  • Comedy, Romance
  • 1984
  • 105 mins

Bachelor Party

Bachelor Party

About

Hanks is the stag, devoted to bride-to-be Kitaen, who has to negotiate the extreme party his mates have arranged for him, with booze, drugs, porn and hookers a-go-go. This comes from the National Lampoon school of humour, and there are plenty of apologists for this kind of puerile nonsense. But with T and A flashed at any excuse, this is tiresome, irksome and inexcusably sexist.

Cast & Connections

  • Actor: Tawny Kitaen, Adrian Zmed, Tom Hanks, Barbara Stuart, George Grizzard, Robert Prescott
  • Director: Neal Israel
  • Writer: Neal Israel
  • Producer: Ron Moler, Bob Israel
  • Photographer: Hal Trussell

In a nutshell

Hanks had already proved himself a gifted comic actor in Splash! and would go on to be terrific in Big, but his choice of material here is questionable, and it weighs him down.

Latest from Film4...

  • Film4

    Guardians Of The Galaxy

    Spacefaring Marvel Comics adventure starring Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana and the voice of Bradley Cooper

  • Film4 Like Someone In Love

    Like Someone In Love

    Iranian auteur Abbas Kiarostami travels to Japan for this reflective drama

  • Film4 Mistaken For Strangers

    Mistaken For Strangers on Film4

    Indie rock band The National are followed on their tour by the frontman's brother, an aspiring filmmaker

  • Film4

    FrightFest Season 2014

    Join us for our annual celebration of all things horror, featuring two weeks of gory delights and classics from the crypt

Register with Film4.com

Personalise your Film4 experience

  • Set film reminders
  • Build your watchlist
  • Get film suggestions

or Register

Share