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Teenage Killers Taking Their Thrills Unashamed! See more »
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Paula Parkins is the teenage daughter of wealthy parents whom don't seem to make time for her, so she looks for thrills as the leader of her all girl gang who steal, rob, and rape young men. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Silly, funny and very very BAD! See more (38 total) »

Cast

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Jean Moorhead ... Paula Parkins
Barbara Weeks ... Jane Parkins
Art Millan ... Carl Parkins (as Arthur Millan)
Theresa Hancock ... Georgia
Joanne Cangi ... Geraldine
Gloria Farr ... Phyllis
Glenn Corbett ... Barney Stetson (as Glen Corbett)
Lee Constant ... Sheila

I. Stanford Jolley ... Judge Clara
Timothy Farrell ... Lt. Holmes (as Timothy Farell)
F. Chan McClure ... Det. Artman
Bruno Metsa ... Manny
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Harry Keaton ... Doctor (uncredited)

Directed by
William Morgan  (as Wm. M. Morgan)
 
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Edward D. Wood Jr. 

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Roy Reid .... producer
 
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William C. Thompson (director of photography) (as Wm. C. Thompson)
 
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Gerard Wilson 
 
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Steven Clensos .... makeup artist (as Stephen Clensos)
 
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Jack Miles .... set director
 
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Frank Leonetti .... master electrician
 
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Michael Terr .... music supervisor (as Manuel Francisco)
 

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The four girls, who act like a violent gang of men, have names that consist of men's names: Paula - Paul, Geraldine - Gerald, Phyllis - Phil, Georgia - George.See more »
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Revealing mistakes: When the female client is shot in her home she grabs her chest but its clear there's no gun holes anywhere on her body.See more »
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[Mr. and Mrs. Parkins reflect on their daughter's crime spree and conviction for murder]
Jane Parkins:It's all my fault. If only I hadn't thought more of my outside interests than I did of Paula. It's a strong, hard lesson we've been taught.
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7 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Silly, funny and very very BAD!, 22 July 2002
Author: Wayne Malin (wwaayynnee51@hotmail.com) from United States

Incredibly dumb and utterly predictable story of a rich teen girl who, not given love by her parents, starts a girl gang. They rob gas stations, rape guys (!!!) and kill a policeman.

All the "teenagers" in this film are easily in their late 20s/early 30s, the acting is all horrible and the script has every cliche imaginable with hilarious dialogue--it comes as no surprise that it was written by the immortal Ed Wood Jr.!

Worth seeing for laughs. Best lines--"They're shooting back!" and "It ain't supposed to be like this."

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