Highway 61

Highway 61 (1991)

Where Else Would You Go To Bury Rock N' Roll?

  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release Date: 1991-09-05
  • User Rating: 6.7/10 from 18 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 43min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Shadow Stars
  • Production Country: Canada, United States of America
  • Director: Bruce McDonald
star 6.7/10
From 18 Ratings


A naive Canadian barber who knows US popular culture inside and out meets a flamboyant roadie who needs someone to drive her and her "brother's" corpse from Thunder Bay, Ontario to New Orleans. Chaos ensues after the barber agrees to drive her, the corpse, and the drugs stashed within all the way.

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  • Valerie Buhagiar

    as Jackie Bangs
  • Don McKellar

    as Pokey Jones
  • Earl Pastko

    as Mr. Skin (a.k.a. Satan)
  • Peter Breck

    as Mr. Watson
  • Jello Biafra

    as Customs Agent #1
  • Hadley Obodiac

    as Customs Agent #2
  • Tav Falco

    as Motorcycle Gang Leader
  • Tracy Wright

    as Margo
  • Johnny Askwith

    as Claude
  • Namir Khan

    as Funeral Director
  • Steve Fall

    as Jeffrey The Corpse
  • Larry Hudson

    as Nathan – Manservant
  • Elizabeth Pritchard

    as Louise Watson
  • Chantal Ettles

    as Missie Watson
  • Alithea Watters

    as Minnie Watson
  • Ellen Carlisle

    as Mother
  • Brooks Rapley

    as Mother's Little Helper
  • Ann Shipman

    as Pickerel Falls Reporter
  • Michael Vendruscolo

    as Pickerel Falls Photographer
  • David McFarlane

    as Satan's Neighbor
  • Peter Lynch

    as Bingo Angry Man
  • Alma Doyle

    as Bingo Angry Woman
  • Caroline Gillis

    as Bingo Attendant
  • Ray Gabourie

    as Bingo Caller
  • Jimmy Watson

    as Highway Panhandler
  • Willie Selkirk

    as Motel Clerk
  • Robert Theodore

    as Rock Band Manager
  • Kevin Carlisle

    as Rock Band Member #1
  • Charlie Azzopardi

    as Rock Band Member #2
  • Jimmy Lynch

    as Rock Band Member #3
  • Ken Sinclair

    as Rock Band Member #4
  • Lad Shaga

    as Gun Dealer
  • Clarence Haynes

    as Motel Meat Eater
  • E.G. Daniels

    as Motel Vegetarian
  • Jay Pattison

    as Bus Driver
  • David Ramsden

    as Satan's Other Neighbor
Crew David Cronenberg Thanks
Crew Norman Jewison Thanks
Writing Don McKellar Screenplay
Writing Don McKellar Story
Directing Bruce McDonald Director
Production Bruce McDonald Producer
Writing Bruce McDonald Story
Production Colin Brunton Producer
Directing David Webb First Assistant Director
Camera Mirosław Baszak Director of Photography
Sound Steve Munro Sound Designer
Sound Tony Currie ADR Editor
Art Ian Brock Production Design
Sound Sid Lieberman Foley Artist
Editing Michael Pacek Editor
Crew Brock Jolliffe Special Effects
Sound Daniel Pellerin Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Nash the Slash Original Music Composer
Crew Evan Siegel Transportation Coordinator
Camera Phil Gries Other
Costume & Make-Up Martha Wynne Snetsinger Costume Design
Writing Allan Magee Story
Sound Paul Germann Assistant Sound Editor
Lighting Johnny Askwith Lighting Technician
Editing Ricardo Olivero Color Timer
Production Daniel Salerno Executive Producer
Sound Michael Werth Sound Mixer
Camera Hamish McIntyre Camera Operator
Camera Hamish McIntyre Key Grip
Costume & Make-Up Derek J. Baskerville Costume Design
Crew Maya Toman Other
Production Brenda Davis Researcher