Release dateFebruary 2, 1975 (1975-02-02) (U.S.) CastAlan Arkin (Rafferty), Sally Kellerman (Mac), Mackenzie Phillips (Frisbee), Alex Rocco (Vinnie), Charles Martin Smith (Alan Boone), Harry Dean Stanton (Billy Winston) Similar moviesTheo Against the Rest of the World, Dumb and Dumber To, Mississippi Grind, Long roads, silent love, Train Birds, Surprise!
TaglineRafferty wasn't going anywhere anyway.
Sally kellerman sings from rafferty and the gold dust twins
Rafferty and the Gold Dust Twins is a 1975 film directed by Dick Richards and written by John Kaye. The film was the second film credit for Jerry Bruckheimer, who was an associate producer. The film features the song "Honky Tonk Angels" as performed by lead actress Sally Kellerman.
Idiotic driving instructor and former United States Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant Rafferty (Alan Arkin) lives in poverty near Hollywood, California. He allows two women (Sally Kellerman and Mackenzie Phillips) to kidnap him after hitching a ride in an attempt to reach New Orleans. He eventually enjoys their company and the three take a road trip to Las Vegas and end up in Tucson, Arizona.
This film was released in the UK on 20 March 1977 as a double bill with Michael Apted cult film The Squeeze 1977.
The film received favorable reviews at the time. Richard F. Shepard of The New York Times finishes up his review: