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Strange Brew is a Canadian film about two unemployed brothers named Bob and Doug McKenzie (Played by Dave Thomas and Rick Moranis), who place a rodent inside a beer bottle attempting to get free beer from the nearby beer store. When confronting the store about this fabricated issue, the two men were told to take matters up with the brewery.

The two brothers headed off to the brewery in hopes to achieve their goal of gaining free beer, only to find that the brewery would do nothing but offer then jobs as beer inspectors. Although this was not originally what the brothers wanted, they took the jobs, only to find out that that the evil Brewmeister Smith (Played by Max von Sydow) is planning on putting a mind-control drug in the batches of beer, allowing him to make people attack one another by simply playing certain musical tones.

Bob and Doug find out that Brewmeister killed the former owner of the brewery, John Elsinore, and had left the brewery to be run by his daughter Pam (Played by Lynne Griffen). The evil Brewmeister wants Pam out of the picture, therefore stowing her away in the back of a van that the brothers would unknowingly drive into a lake. Bob and Doug are framed not only for the endangerment of Pam's life, but also for her father's death.

When put to trial, the judge declares Bob and Doug insane, and orders them to be put in an asylum by Brewmeister. They are soon found, and escape from the asylum, and later they find Pam and rescue her as well. Having figured out Brewmeister's plan, they create an uprising from those he had already brainwashed. And for the first time ever, Bob and Doug my separate to try and overpower Brewmeister Smith.

Strange Brew is an Comedy movie that was released in 1988 and has a run time of 1 hr 30 min. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.7 and a MetaScore of 50.

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| 1988 | 1 hr 30 min | 6.7/10 | 50/100
Dave Thomas, Rick Moranis, Max von Sydow, Paul Dooley
Rick Moranis, Dave Thomas
Produced By
Louis M. Silverstein

Also starring Dave Thomas

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