Medfield College science major Dexter Riley (Kurt Russell) and his classmates have been working on a new vitamin compound, when a lab accident creates a supercharged mix that ends up in Dexter's cereal box! After breakfast the next morning, Dexter is transformed, possessing a superhuman strength that levels lampposts and destroys doorknobs. The powerful formula comes to the attention of the college dean and two rival cereal companies, touching off a hilarious chain of events. Ultimate control of the moneymaking formula rides on a weighlifting match between the pitifully small Medfield team and the superior state challengers. It's a mixture of fun, comedy and adventure that will have everyone exploding with laughter!

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The Strongest Man in the World (1975)

Family/Comedy · 1h 32m

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Medfield College science major Dexter Riley (Kurt Russell) and his classmates have been working on a new vitamin compound, when a lab accident creates a supercharged mix that ends up in Dexter's cereal box! After breakfast the next morning, Dexter is transformed, possessing a superhuman strength that levels lampposts and destroys doorknobs. The powerful formula comes to the attention of the college dean and two rival cereal companies, touching off a hilarious chain of events. Ultimate control of the moneymaking formula rides on a weighlifting match between the pitifully small Medfield team and the superior state challengers. It's a mixture of fun, comedy and adventure that will have everyone exploding with laughter!

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Company

Disney
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Cast
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Kurt Russell

Dexter Riley
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Joe Flynn

Dean Higgins
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Eve Arden

Harriet
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Cesar Romero

A.J. Arno
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Phil Silvers

Krinkle
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Dick Van Patten

Harry
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Harold Gould

Dietz
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Michael McGreevey

Schuyler
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Richard Bakalyan

Cookie (as Dick Bakalyan)
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William Schallert

Quigley
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Benson Fong

Ah Fong
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James Gregory

Chief Blair
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Ann Marshall

Debbie (Student)
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Don Carter

Gilbert (Student)
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Christina Anderson

Cris (Student)
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Paul Linke

Porky (Student)
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Jack David Walker

Slither (Student)
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Melissa Caffey

Melissa (Student)
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John Debney

John - Student
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Derrel Maury

Hector (Student)
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Matthew Conway Dunn

Matthew (Student)
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Pat Fitzpatrick

Pat (Student)
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David R. Ellis

David (Student) (as David Richard Ellis)
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Larry J. Franco

Larry (Student) (as Larry Franco)
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Roy Roberts

Mr. Roberts
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Fritz Feld

Mr. Frederick
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Ronnie Schell

Referee
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Raymond Bailey

Regent Burns
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John Myhers

Mr. Roscoe
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James Brodhead

Edward (as James E. Brodhead)
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Dick Patterson

Mr. Secretary
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Irwin Charone

Irwin
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Roger Price

Roger
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Jack Bailey

Jack
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Larry Gelman

Larry
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Eric Brotherson

Eric
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Jonathan Daly

TV Announcer
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Kathleen Freeman

The Policewoman
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Iggie Wolfington

Mr. Becker
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Ned Wertimer

Mr. Parsons
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Milton Frome

Mr. Lufkin
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Laurie Main

Mr. Reedy
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Mary Treen

Mercedes
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Eddie Quillan

Mr. Willoughby
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Jeff DeBenning

Mr. Rogers
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Henry Slate

Mr. Slate
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Byron Webster

Mr. Webster
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Burt Mustin

Regent Appleby
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Arthur Space

Regent Shaw
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Bill Zuckert

Policeman
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Larry J. Blake

Pete
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William Bakewell

Professor
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Art Metrano

TV Color Man
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Peter Renaday

Reporter (as Pete Renoudet)
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Lennie Weinrib

State Coach
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Danny Wells

Drummer
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James Beach

TV Man
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Francis De Sales

Regent (uncredited)
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Barry Greenberg

Elmer (uncredited)
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Jack Griffin

Driving Cop (uncredited)
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Harry Holcombe

Regent (uncredited)
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John Holland

Regent (uncredited)
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Jack Manning

Krinkle Krunch Executive (uncredited)
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Tyler McVey

Regent (uncredited)
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Tony Regan

Crumply Crunch Executive (uncredited)
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Jeffrey Sayre

Crumply Crunch Executive (uncredited)
Crew
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Vincent McEveety

Director
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

The Strongest Man in the World

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

5/4/2004

Disc Title Front Cover

The Strongest Man in the World

(DVD)

5/4/2004

Disc Title Front Cover

The Strongest Man in the World

(Blu-ray)

12/6/2016

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