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UPC 14: 00025192544521
Sales Rank: 1452
Category Keywords: Buddies Campus Life Classic Essential Cinema High School Experiences High School Students Recommended Teenage Teenagers Theatrical Release Young Love
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|A story of a group of california teenagers who enjoy malls, sex and rock n' roll.|
Editor's NoteNascent filmmaker and then-Rolling Stone journalist Cameron Crowe went undercover in a southern California high school to document the hilarious hijinx of teens in the 1980s. Director Amy Heckerling turned his book into a classic teen comedy--equal parts sex, stoners, sensitivity, and satire. Many of the young cast--most notably, Sean Penn and Jennifer Jason Leigh--went on to Hollywood fame. A milestone in '80s teen flicks.
Cast & Crew
|Jennifer Jason Leigh|
|Amy Heckerling - Director|
|Art Linson - Producer|
|Cameron Crowe - Based On Novel By|
|Cameron Crowe - Screenplay|
|Irving Azoff - Producer|
|Matthew F. Leonetti - Cinematographer|
Plot SummaryThis highly appealing teen comedy created a host of new stars -- including Sean Penn -- and features a lively rock music soundtrack. The freewheeling story chronicles the sexual insecurities and adventures of a group of Southern California high school students. These shopping mall regulars experiment with drugs, surfing techniques and various fast-food secret sauce combinations. And in class (when they even go to class!) they wreak havoc -- especially when the pizza delivery arrives...
|"I shall serve no fries before their time." ---- Brad Hamilton (JUDGE REINHOLD)|
|"You're the one who told me I was gonna get a boyfriend at the mall." ---- Stacy Hamilton (JENNIFER JASON LEIGH) to Linda Barrett (PHOEBE CATES)|
|"A way of looking at that wave and saying 'Hey, Bud, let's party.'" ---- Jeff Spicoli (SEAN PENN) describing what it's like to go surfing|
|"You're wrong. There's no birthday party for me in here!" ---- Jeff Spicoli (SEAN PENN) after being tricked into attending class|