Release dateOctober 15, 1975 (1975-10-15) Initial releaseOctober 15, 1975 (Los Angeles) Music directorGeorge Barrie, Sammy Cahn, John Cameron CastElliott Gould (Dudley Frapper), Eddie Albert (Colonel Lockyer), Harry Guardino (Chops Mulligan), Godfrey Cambridge (Dusty), Jennifer O'Neill (Lt. Scottie Hallam), Alan Manson (Det. Sgt. Poultry) Similar moviesThe Italian Job, Gambit, The Italian Job, Planet Terror, Bullseye!, Topkapi
Whiffs is a 1975 comedy film directed by Ted Post, produced by Brut Productions and released theatrically in the U.S. by 20th Century Fox. It stars Elliott Gould as a gullible military private who volunteers to be the subject of numerous military biological and chemical weaponry experiments, and later robs banks as a result.
Nominee Best Original Song ("Now That We're in Love") - Academy Awards (George Barrie, Sammy Cahn)
Nominee Best Original Song ("Now That We're in Love") - Golden Globes (George Barrie, Sammy Cahn)
TV Guide wrote, in reference to the story line of Elliott Gould's character behaving like a chimpanzee because he breathed in an experimental chemical, "The scriptwriter must have taken a good whiff of the gas himself each time he sat down at his typewriter."