Mother, Jugs and Speed
Mother, Jugs and Speed (1976)

Three ambulance workers--Mother (Bill Cosby), Jugs (Raquel Welch) and Speed (Harvey Keitel)--try to rejuvenate their nearly bankrupt company.

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
DVD Release Date: March 9, 2004
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Richard T. Jameson
Parallax View

If you don't go expecting a lot, you might find the film makes for a half-evening's worth of laidback diversion.

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Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

The nightly travails of an ambulance crew stand in for the bigotry, fear, and paranoia of a nation in flux.

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Scott Weinberg

Raunchy ambulance comedy wavers between jocular fun, misplaced melodrama, and morbid stupidity.

Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)

An entirely OK 70s ride, better, perhaps, in retrospect.

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Flixster Audience Score: 55% Flixster User Reviews
Byron Brubaker
This movie can't decide what it is. Is it a comedy? Is it a social drama? Is it a romance? An interesting concept I knew nothing about executed… More
Christopher Brown
Weird comedy with dark moments. Worth seeing for Cosby's and Keitel's performances.
Fascade Fiveoneeight
This was a good classic Saturday Morning matinee movie. This movie shows the humorous and tragic side on how tough it is to be an ambulance employee. See… More
Danny Rovira
An engaging, very funny black comedy gem from the mid 70s, expertly directed by the late Peter Yates. It concerns a privately owned ambulance company called the… More