Mar 18, 2014
Tom Hanks' Bachelor Party
Bachelor Party (1984) has all of that and more.
Adrian Zmed) throw him the mother of all bachelor parties, with "chicks and guns and fire trucks and hookers and drugs and booze."
There are dominatrix hookers, lesbian strippers, male strippers, predatory transwomen, offensive-stereotype Japanese businessmen, panicked homophobic flights, kidnappings, car chases, and several "hilarious" failed suicide attempts.
So why is it worth a look for gay audiences:
2. Buddy-bonding between Rick and Jay.
3. There's a tremendous amount of beefcake. All of Rick's friends strip down at one point or another. There are Chippendales dancers and a male stripper (played by Brett Baxter Clark)
4. Christopher Morley, who played the transwoman "She-Tim," was a well known drag performer of the era.
See also director Neal Israel's Police Academy (1984), with Steve Guttenberg as an unconventional police cadet, with the same combination of borderline-bisexual shenanigans and homophobia.