They Went That-A-Way & That-A-Way

They Went That-A-Way & That-A-Way is a 1978 slapstick comedy film co-directed by Stuart E. McGowan and Edward Montagne and written by and starring Tim Conway.

They Went That-A-Way & That-A-Way
Directed byStuart E. McGowan
Edward Montagne
Written byTim Conway
Produced byLang Elliott
StarringTim Conway
Chuck McCann
Richard Kiel
Dub Taylor
Reni Santoni
Lenny Montana
Sonny Shroyer
Ben L. Jones
Timothy Blake
Hank Worden
CinematographyJacques Haitkin
Edited byFabien D. Tordjmann
Music byMichael Leonard
International Picture Show
Distributed byThe International Picture Show Company
Release date
  • December 1978 (1978-12)
Running time
96 minutes
CountryUnited States


Dewey and Wallace are small-town lawmen who are ordered by the governor to go undercover as prison inmates to find out where a gang of thieves have hidden their loot. While they're undercover, however, the governor dies, and because no one else knows about the ruse Dewey and Wallace are stranded in prison.

Home mediaEdit

The film was released on DVD by MGM Home Entertainment on October 8, 2002, as part of a double feature with The Longshot, another Tim Conway movie.


Richard Kiel, who stars in the film as the character "Duke," played an identical role in an episode of the 1980s TV series, "The Fall Guy," episode "That's Right, We're Bad."

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