Danny Churchill is a rich kid with a taste for wine, women and song, but not for higher education. Frankie is away on naval-reserve duty in Tahiti and doesn't trust Dee Dee to stay faithful, so he hires Bwana, a witch doctor, to help. "How to stuff a wild bikini: the beach movies." In: Queering teen culture : all-American boys and same-sex desire in film and television / Jeffery P. Wayne meets and falls in love with Cassandra, a bass guitarist, whom he helps by getting her career started by using his connections. A young Jewish white man begins dating the cousin of his best friend, both of whom are black, igniting long simmering racial tensions at their high school. Kyle Lee Watson is an inner-city high school basketball star torn between college and the lure of the streets. The members of rival Latino gangs in Los Angeles are feuding, and girl friends Mousie and Sad Girl are trying to stay out of the struggle for power and survive. Cast: Amy Davis, Desi Del Valle, Bonnie Steiger, Jon Moritsugu, Jacques Boyreau. A beautiful young teenager becomes the unwitting object of the dreams and fantasies of people who surround her. Cast: Leonardo Di Caprio, Bruno Kirby, Lorraine Bracco, Ernie Hudson, Patrick Mc Gaw, James Madio, Mark Wahlberg. Cast: Leonardo Di Caprio, Bruno Kirby, Lorraine Bracco, Ernie Hudson, Patrick Mc Gaw, James Madio, Mark Wahlberg.
His father ships him to an all-male college out West, where he meets the dean's granddaughter who is trying to help her grandfather keep his college from folding. Cast: June Carlson, Fifi D'Orsay, Teala Loring, Mary Bovard, Margia Dean, Johnny Duncan, Joe Devlin, Jimmy Zahner, Jon Dawson, Frank Mc Glynn, Sr. Bwana conjures up a floating bikini and "stuffs" it with Cassandra, and sends her to distract advertising executive Ricky from Dee Dee. During an important championship play-off game, Kyle grandstands to catch the attention of a Georgetown college scout. Cast: Ryan Black, Adam Beach, Lisa La Croix, Michael Greyeyes, Kevin Hicks, Jennifer Podemski, Sandrine Holt. This ode to teenage angst features London, a petulant girl, filled with hate but still looking for love. Cast: James Duval, Roko Belic, Susan Behshid, Jenee Gill, Gilbert Luna, Lance May. Cast: Jose Alcala, Rose Portillo, Marco Rodriquez, Daniel Valdez. A Mexican American family is struggling to survive, working as migrant laborers in fields from Texas to Minnesota. Her boyfriend is coerced (with the help of alcohol) by an old 'friend' into going to the house. Teamed with his friends Mickey, Neutron and Pedro, high school student Jim Carroll seems headed for a bright basketball career. Cast: Alicia Silverstone, Paul Rudd, Brittany Murphy, Justin Walker, Wallace Shawn.
With the help of his one real friend Peggy, he resolves to make every possible effort to become popular. Since then, the Popes and their children have stayed together by staying a step ahead of the law, running from state to state, job to job, assumed identity to assumed identity. He's ready to stop running from a past he had nothing to do with, ready to start making his own future. It's Sam's sweet sixteen birthday and no one in her family remembers the important occasion. Five teenage students with nothing in common, spend a Saturday detention together in their high school library. they had nothing to say, but by p.m., they had bared their souls to each other and become friends. But when she flirts with an older, handsome and predatory stranger, she isn't prepared for the frightening and traumatic consequences. One of the beneficial side effects is that it also turns him into a top-notch basketball player. Cast: Anthony Michael Hall, Kelly Le Brock, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Bill Paxton, Suzanne Snyder, Judie Aronson, Robert Downey (Jr.), Robert Rusler. Cast: Blythe Danner, Bob Dishy, Judith Ivey, Jonathan Silverman, Brian Drillinger, Stacy Glick, Lisa Waltz. Cast: Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Mia Sara, Jeffrey Jones, Jennifer Grey, Charlie Sheen, Ben Stein.
Special features: Disc 1: Commentary by Leonard Maltin, director Richard Correll and film historian Richard W. Clara Bow plays Cynthia Day, a tough girl at Prescott College who runs with a fast crowd. DVD X715 Directors, Dorothy Davenport and Melville Shyer. Various beach goers have their eyes on the hot new lifeguard Dina. Cast: Dennis Christopher, Dennis Quaid, Daniel Stern, Jackie Earle Haley, Barbara Barrie, Paul Dooley, Robyn Douglass. Cast: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold, Phoebe Cates, Brian Backer, Robert Romanus, Ray Walston, Nicolas Cage, Forest Whitaker. "Teen Films: American Graffiti, Cooley High, Animal House, Diner, Fast Times at Ridgemont High." In: American films of the 70s : conflicting visions / Peter Lev. (Full text available online [UCB users only]; Print: Main (Gardner) Stacks; Moffitt PN1993.5. "Teen Films." In: The films of the seventies : a social history / by William J. She's an average teen who endures creepy freshmen, spoiled siblings, confused parents and the beautiful blonde who stands between her and the boy of her dreams. Based on: Where are you going, where have you been / by Joyce Carol Oates. But will his notoriety cost him his friends and can he find true love? Two nerdy best friends have the power to create the "perfect woman". Cast: Deborah Foreman, Griffin O'Neal, Clayton Rohner. John invited her college friends up to her parents' secluded island home for the time of their lives, she forgot to tell them it just might be the last time of their lives. Fifteen-year-old Eugene Jerome is trying to uncover life's mysteries in this adaptation of a Broadway hit about growing up in Brooklyn during the late 1930's. A high school student is determined to get a day off with his friends by outwitting his principal. But this time he has the entire school and more believing he is on the verge of death.
After learning about Bill, a young teacher, Mary, whom Bim secretly adores, helps get the young boy into school. Harold Lamb is so excited about going to college that he has been working to earn spending money, practicing college yells, and learning a special way of introducing himself that he saw in a movie. To add to the irony, Julie's free-spirited Sixties parents are terribly confused about the ultra-conservative daughter they've raised. When two poor greasers, Johnny, and Ponyboy are assaulted by a vicious gang, the socs, and Johnny kills one of the attackers, tension begins to mount between the two rival gangs, setting off a turbulent chain of events. Deciding to start their own fraternity, the nerds soon find themselves in a battle royale as the Alpha Betas try to crush their new rivals. Cast: Christine Lahti, Judd Hirsch, Martha Plimpton, River Phoenix. Comedy mixes with biting social commentary in this look into a high school where the teachers are as misfit as the rough bunch of students they are supposed to teach. John Hughes Reinscribes Daddy's Girl in Homes and Schools." In: Sugar, spice, and everything nice : cinemas of girlhood / edited by Frances Gateward and Murray Pomerance. But with their success come the ego trips and greed that threaten to destroy everything they've worked for. Cast: Emilio Estevez, Rob Lowe, Andrew Mc Carthy, Demi Moore, Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy, Mare Winningham, Martin Balsam, Andie Mac Dowell. Cast: Treat Williams, Laura Dern, Mary Kay Place, Elizabeth Berridge, Levon Helm.
And when Bim then helps Mary repay a loan, defaulted on by a shifty boyfriend, it becomes evident that Bim can reform. When he arrives at Tate University, he soon becomes the target of practical jokes and ridicule. Special features: Audio commentary by director Jeff Kanew and actors Robert Carradine, Timothy Busfield and Curtis Armstrong; "I'm a nerd, and I'm pretty proud of it" featurette; 'Revenge of the nerds' television plot; deleted scenes; theatrical trailer. When antiwar activists Arthur and Annie Pope blew up a napalm lab in 1971, they accidentally blinded a janitor working late. Cast: Molly Ringwald, Paul Dooley, Carlin Glynn, Justin Henry, Michael Schoeffling, Haviland Morris, Gedde Watanabe, Blanche Baker, Anthony Michael Hall. John Hughes Reinscribes Daddy's Girl in Homes and Schools." In: Sugar, spice, and everything nice : cinemas of girlhood / edited by Frances Gateward and Murray Pomerance. The school is being sued by an ex-student who was graduated without learning to read or write.98 min. Cast: Emilio Estevez, Paul Gleason, Anthony Michael Hall, John Kapelos, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy. A fresh, 23-title soundtrack vibrantly pushes the rap-to-riches story along. Seven friends, recent college graduates, search for a place in the real world and face the issues of career and commitment. Elmo's, their local hang-out, they save, betray and love each one another as only the closest of friends can. Connie is a 15-year-od girl with two things on her mind, boys and how she looks. Fox, James Hampton, Scott Paulin, Susan Ursitti, Jerry Levine, Jay Tarses Teen discovers that puberty for him means he turns into a werewolf.
A dedicated young teacher soon loses his idealism when he has to deal with the tensions that threaten to destroy his classroom. Cast: James Dean, Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo, Jim Backus, Ann Doran, Corey Allen. "Gidget Goes Hysterical." In: Sugar, spice, and everything nice : cinemas of girlhood / edited by Frances Gateward and Murray Pomerance. Meanwhile Dee Dee is torn between Frankie and British recording star, the Potato Bug. "How to stuff a wild bikini: the beach movies." In: Queering teen culture : all-American boys and same-sex desire in film and television / Jeffery P. Teased by her classmates and tormented by the school bully, Dawn develops an improbable plan to seduce the star of a high-school garage band. A haunting portrait of life in a small town hit by a tornado. 42 Issue 2, p257-272, 16p UC users only Sklar, Robert. "Nowhere" is the final chapter in Gregg Araki's "Teen Apocalypse Trilogy." It follows a day in the life of Dark (James Duval), an 18-year-old living in the psychedelic, drug-addicted, sex crazed world that is life in Los Angeles. Garfield is skilled, smart, committed: the total package as a teacher. And what he confronts in a school turned increasingly into a battlefield may be more than he can bear. A puppy-love infatuation begins as Eric realizes that if he's falling in love with a male, he must be gay. A unique thriller that blends teenage angst, cutting edge comedy, and out of this world special effects. Cast: Jeremy Irons, Melanie Griffith, Frank Langella, Dominique Swain. Cast: Edward Furlong, Christina Ricci, Bess Armstrong, Mary Kay Place, Martha Plimpton, Brendan Sexton III, Mink Stole, Lili Taylor.
The story of a 1950's teenager's efforts to grow up as he confronts his ineffectual parents and copes with the anguish of being a "new boy" at school. Eric Von Zipper shows up to aid Harvey's anti-teen campaign. Several years later, survivors of the disaster live each day in a numbing atmosphere of physical and emotional destruction. "What Was the Neo-Underground and What Wasn't: A First Reconsideration of Harmony Korine." In: New punk cinema / edited by Nicholas Rombes. "The Case of Harmony Korine." In: The end of cinema as we know it : American film in the nineties / edited by Jon Lewis. Bonding together to save the world are a group of high school students who make a terrifying discovery that their teachers are aliens. A middle-aged man marries an oppressive widow in order to be near and carry on an affair with her nymphet daughter. Special features: Commentary by director Adrian Lyne, casting session with Jeremy Irons and Dominique Swain, on the set special, never-before-seen footage, cast and crew bios., theatrical trailers. A fun-loving kid from the wrong side of the tracks picks up a second-hand camera and starts snapping his way to freedom. Cast: Jason Schwartzman, Olivia Williams, Bill Murray, Brian Cox, Seymour Cassel, Mason Gamble.
The younger sister of one of the beauticians falls under the unwanted gaze of the lecherous businessman. Cast: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, Humphrey Bogart, Ann Sheridan, George Bancroft, the "Dead End" Kids (Bowery Boys). The big Christmas dance is coming, and Andy has made dates with both his steady girlfriend Polly and the voluptuous Cynthia. A school teacher crusades against pre-teenage girls forced into marriages with older men in the Appalachian mountains. Cast: Mary Ainslee, Betty Compson, Willy Castello, Betty Atkinson, Tommy Wonder. After auditioning for producer Raymond Swan of Swan Studios she becomes the toast of Hollywood. Brooklyn bad girl Terry becomes the top mama of "The Rebels" by manipulating the guys and eliminating the dolls. Crowded classes, broken windows, lack of chalk and books are only a few of the problems she will have to face. Cast: Fabian, Diane Mc Bain, Patty Mc Cormack, Kevin Coughlin. Grogg, Jr Chicago : Nelson-Hall, c1982 (Main Stack PN1993.5. As the residents of sorority house Pi Kappa Sig prepare for the festive season, a demonic stranger begins to stalk the house. But as fast as their romance builds, it's threatened by the painful reality of peer pressure. Special features: Commentary with director Joel Schumacher ; featurettes ; deleted scenes ; production notes; theatrical trailer. The killer returns this time as a physical manifestation of a young girl's nightmares, slaying more teens in the guise of an evil rocker with a deadly guitar. Jaime Escalante, a math teacher at East Los Angeles' Garfield High School, refuses to write off his kids as losers. With the help of a time-traveling messenger they round up some historical heavyweights for their class project! With a meticulous lyric style, the film combines sprawling landscapes, scenes of passionless sexuality, and allusions to Orson Welles' Chimes at Midnightas it addresses issues of love, family, politics, and homosexuality." (Facets, catalog 12) 105 min. To get some, they rob a corner grocery store, but the lunatic Bishop intentionally shoots the clerk for no apparent reason.
Meanwhile, the girl's newspaper reporter boyfriend investigating the prostitution ring is set up for a fall with the police, by the crooked businessman who hopes to make the girl his own. Two childhood friends grow up and go their separate ways--one a criminal and the other a parish priest. Andy's younger next door neighbor Betsy also begins to fall in love with him. "'Once upon a Time in Idealized America ': Simulated Utopia and the Hardy Family Series." In: Cultural power/cultural literacy : selected papers from the Fourteenth Annual Florida State University Conference on Literature and Film / edited by Bonnie Braendlin. "Dwain Esper: Exposing a Nation's Shame and Getting Away With It." In: Down and dirty : Hollywood's exploitation filmmakers and their movies Jefferson, NC : Mc Farland, c1993. The school teacher, desperate to get a law passed to outlaw this procedure, enlists the help of her boyfriend, who is an assistant district attorney. A divorced mother and her teenaged daughter lead equally wild lifestyles. "Mapping the beach: beach movies, exploitation film and geographies of whiteness." In: The persistence of whiteness : race and contemporary Hollywood cinema / edited by Daniel Bernardi. Daisy must then come to terms with her new found fame and the 1930's Hollywood star treatment. Cast: Frankie Avalon, Dwayne Hickman, Deborah Walley, Yvonne Craig, Robert Q. Based on the novel of the same title by Bel Kaufman. A marijuana exploitation movie about a delinquent teenage pot smoking club called "Mary Jane." The film begins with a car full of pot smoking teens driving recklessly down the road until they hit and kill a bystander then go off a cliff and die themselves! "Teen Films: American Graffiti, Cooley High, Animal House, Diner, Fast Times at Ridgemont High." In: American films of the 70s : conflicting visions / Peter Lev. (Full text available online [UCB users only]; Print: Main (Gardner) Stacks; Moffitt PN1993.5. "Epic world of American Graffiti." In: Movies as artifacts : cultural criticism of popular film / edited by Michael T. A series of grisly obscene phone calls begins to plague the residents and soon they will each meet their fate at the hands of the psychotic intruder. Special DVD features: The first time: "The making of 'Pretty in pink'" featurette; "Zoids and Richies" featurette; "Prom queen: All about Molly" featurette; "Volcanic ensembles" featurette; "Prom stories" featurette; Favorite scenes; Commentary by director Howard Deutch; Wrap up: The epilogue; Photo gallery; The original ending: The lost dance. He cajoles, pushes, wheedles, needles, threatens and inspires 18 kids to become math whizzes. Cast: Jason Bateman, Kim Darby, John Astin, Paul Sand, James Hampton. Cast: Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, Robert Loggia, John Heard, Jared Rushton. Cast: Winona Ryder, Christian Slater, Shannen Doherty, Lisanne Falk, Kim Walker, Penelope Milford. "Youth Cinema and the Culture of Rebellion: Heathers and the Rebel Archetype." In: Rebel without a cause : approaches to a maverick masterwork / J. Albany : State University of New York Press, c2005. DVD 8065; vhs 916 Noted as the directorial debut of Matty Rich (he was 19 when he made the film), this is the story of a young man desperate to get out of the Brooklyn projects where he, his family and his friends live. They run into an alley where Raheem tells Bishop to give him the gun, they fight, and Raheem gets shot. Cast: Sean Astin, David Arquette, Lara Flynn Boyle, Peter Dobson, Balthazar Getty, Ricki Lake, James Le Gros, Dermot Mulroney, Adam Baldwin, Nancy Mc Keon, Alyssa Milano, Will Smith, Christian Slater, Rachel Ticotin, Stephen Tobolowsky.
His true character is put to the test, when a raging forest fire threatens the lives of Joan and his co-workers. Cast: Luana Walters, Arthur Gardner, Fay Mc Kenzie, Michael Owen, Dorothy Short. After her class mates taunt her about her horrified reaction to her totally unexpected first period one of them takes pity on her and gets Tommy Ross, her boyfriend and class hunk to invite Carrie to the senior prom. As one by one they drift off to join the mainstream of life they still cling to their shared boyhood dreams. Special features (Disc 2): 'The parent trap' and 'The parent trap II'; Disc 2: "Caught in the act: the making-of 'The parent trap'"; "The Sherman brothers"--Featurette about the award-winning songwriters; "Let's get together" music video; "Whose the twin? Sadistic guards and violent in-mates create a world of degradation from which they must protect themselves. This film about friendship and the indelible experiences of growing up takes place in a small Oregon town as four boys set out on a two-day search for a missing teenager's body, a search that turns into an odyssey of self-discovery. Special features include: director's commentary, featurette "Walking the tracks: the summer of Stand by me", music video Stand by me, talent files, bonus trailers, isolated music score, and scene selections. Julian is a boy with looks, charm, intelligence and a father who sets him up in the record business; he also has a drug habit. Cast: Corey Haim, Jami Gertz, Corey Feldman, Edward Hermann, Barnard Hughes, Jason Patric, Kiefer Sutherland, Dianne Wiest. In 1951, high school seniors Sonny and Duane play football, go to the movies at the Royal Theater, hang out at the pool hall and lust after rich tease Jacy Farrow. two audio commentaries, one from 1991, featuring Bogdanovich and actors Cybill Shepherd, Randy Quaid, Cloris Leachman, and Frank Marshall; the other from 2009, featuring Bogdanovich. Two "making-of" documentaries: "The last picture show : a look back" (1999) and Picture this (1998); "A discussion with filmmaker Peter Bogdanovich", a 2009 Q&A; screen tests and location footage; excerpts from a 1972 television interview with director Franois Truffaut about the new Hollywood. Parents fought him, teachers fought him, but lots of kids loved him. He surprises just about everyone, including himself, when she returns the sentiment. A fast and fresh look at one teenager's pursuit of life, liberty and happiness. Their boyfriends predictably show up to scare them, but a stranger from the beach is also lurking around the house. But their reactions to the world around them vary- one is an unambitious drug dealer, his brother is a college bound teenage father, and the brother's best friend is guided by a strong father who hopes for a better life for his son. DVD 182; VHS 94 Written, directed and edited by Mary Jo Matsumoto.
Largely filmed on location at an actual CCC camp in Southern California's Angeles National Forest, Blazing Barriers was the last starring vehicle for former child star "Junior" Coghlan. A group of small-town high school students has taken up the bad habit of smoking marijuana, leading them down a path of hedonistic activities. Cast: Aldo Ray, Mimsy Farmer, Michael Evans, Laurie Mock, Tim Rooney, Gene Kirkwood. Cast: Martin Sheen, Sissy Spacek, Warren Oates, Ramon Bieri. Meanwhile another girl who has been banned from the prom for her continued aggressive behaviour is not as forgiving and plans a trick to embarrass Carrie in front of the whole school. High school football player Johnnie is going to spend his senior year at Rosedale High School playing pranks and getting together with as many girls as possible. : lost treasures; 1961 Disney Studio album; "Kimbal and Swift: the Disney years"--director David Swift interviews Disney animator Ward Kimbal; "Seeing double" special effects featurette; "Disney legend: Hayley Mills." 81 min. Cast: Molly Ringwald, Harry Dean Stanton, Jon Cryer, Annie Potts, James Spader, Andrew Mc Carthy. His best friend Clay wants to help and is willing to do almost anything for his friend, but Julian is going downhill so fast that he might take his girlfriend and Clay with him. In this hit '80s hybrid of the horror movie and the teen flick, a single mom and her two sons become involved with a pack of vampires when they move into an offbeat Northern California town. Cast: Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke, Josh Charles. school English professor John Keating, who, in an age of crew cuts, sport coats and cheerless conformity, inspires his students to live life to the fullest, exclaiming ... Following two tragic deaths and with Duane gone to Korea and Jacy to college in Dallas, Sonny is left behind but he is determined to carry on, despite a telling sign of incipient communal disintegration: the closing of the Royal Theater. Clark turned Eastside around, becoming a nationally hailed symbol of tough-love education. However, Diane's over-possessive, divorced dad doesn't approve and it's going to take more than just the power of love to conquer all. Cast: Christopher Reid, Robin Harris, Christopher Martin, Martin Lawrence, Tisha Campbell, A. Kid has three things going for him...a tall fade, a wide grin and a way with women but against him are an over-protective father and a trio "Full Force" as the pumped-up punks who want to put an end to Kid's fun. Cast: Jose Gonzalez, Wade Oates, Steven Cook, Seth May, Jeanine James, Brett Mc Kinnin Cort. Cast: Sam Waterston, Tess Harper, Jason London, Emily Warfield, Reese Witherspoon, Gail Strickland. Cast: Omar Epps, Jermaine Hopkins, Khalil Kain, Tupac Shakur.
Special DVD features: All-new introduction by Mickey Rooney; commentary by historian John Fricke; vintage short "Hollywood daredevils"; classic cartoon "The early bird dood it"; "I got rhythm" stereo remix version; theatrical trailer ; Audio bonus: "Bronco busters" outtake. Gangs of rebellious teenagers have been using Nick Gordon's Merry-Go-Round Cafe as a staging ground for late night mischief. Cast: Mickey Rooney, Lewis Stone, Sara Haden, Bonita Granville. "Mapping the beach: beach movies, exploitation film and geographies of whiteness." In: The persistence of whiteness : race and contemporary Hollywood cinema / edited by Daniel Bernardi. Instead, he impresses Birdie, a powerful gang leader who is assembling a team to compete in the neighborhood Shoot-Out contest, a high-stakes street basketball tournament for the bragging rights of the city. When the Kidabanessee Reservation in northern Ontario is shocked by a brutal murder of one of the residents, four teenagers find their friendships put to the ultimate test. Before she can enjoy a first date with her object of affection, there's an incest scene, a gang rumble of competing motorcyclists, a dream sequence and a plethora of odd twists and scenes of odder decor. vhs 957 Angela Chase is a teenage girl who struggles with the problems of growing up, high school, and family life. The story of the troubled world of gay and lesbian teenagers who hang around empty parking structures and deserted car washes and agonize about drugs, sex, dating, suicide, violence, family and gay identity. The younger son, Marcos, is a sensitive 12-year-old who is forced to confront the ineluctable facts of his life - grinding poverty, back-breaking work, racism, hopelessness. Both boys are obsessed with the babysitter, as is the father of the children. But when pressures from his coach, his mom, and school seem to mount, Jim finds solace in all the wrong places, and the dark streets of New York begin to tear him apart. It's not easy being the most popular and glamorous girl at Beverly Hills High, yet somehow 15-year-old Cher manages, even finding time for extracurricular projects like finding a love match for her debate teacher and giving a dowdy friend a fashion makeover. Cast: Michelle Pfeiffer, George Dzundza, Courtney Vance, Robin Bartlett, Bruklin Harris.