A young man steals a car and ends up involved in a pedestrian fatality. The only witness is a girl he had just met. He threatens her life if she talks, so when she refuses to tell what she knows she is sent to reform school.

Director:

Writer:

Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Reform School Girl (TV Movie 1994)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Donna is sent to a reform school to take the fall for bad boy Vince. Inside, she makes friends and learns about herself.

Director: Jonathan Kaplan
Stars: Aimee Graham, Teresa DiSpina, Matt LeBlanc
Drama | Thriller | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Jenny is sent to a women's reform school. It is run by evil warden Sutter and her henchwoman Edna. Jenny will stop at nothing to escape but she also has to deal with Charlie the bully.

Director: Tom DeSimone
Stars: Linda Carol, Wendy O. Williams, Pat Ast
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Anne Carson, meeting the seamy side of prison life, finds that everyone thinks she knows where un-recovered bank loot is.

Director: Edward L. Cahn
Stars: Richard Denning, Joan Taylor, Adele Jergens
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A teenage couple accidentally awakens an alien after inadvertently hitting it with their car.

Director: Edward L. Cahn
Stars: Steven Terrell, Gloria Castillo, Frank Gorshin
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

The Hellcats are an all-female gang bent on bucking authority and terrorizing the schools by doing things like having a bad attitude toward their teachers and parents. When Joyce, a new ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Bernds
Stars: Yvonne Lime, Brett Halsey, Jana Lund
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

When an abused socialite grows to giant size because of an alien encounter and an aborted murder attempt, she goes after her cheating husband with revenge on her mind.

Director: Nathan Juran
Stars: Allison Hayes, William Hudson, Yvette Vickers
Certificate: Passed Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Planned kidnaping goes awry when gang leader falls for the victim.

Director: William Witney
Stars: Corey Allen, Rebecca Welles, Richard Bakalyan
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A professional hitman is hired by a friend to commit two murders. His friend pays him off in what turns out to be stolen money, and the police soon trace the money to him. On the run, he ... See full summary »

Director: James Cagney
Stars: William Bishop, Robert Ivers, Georgann Johnson
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

Under hypnosis, a young woman turns into a vampire.

Director: Herbert L. Strock
Stars: Sandra Harrison, Louise Lewis, Gail Ganley
'Sheba, Baby' (1975)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A Chicago private detective returns back home to Louisville, Kentucky, to help her father fight mobsters.

Director: William Girdler
Stars: Pam Grier, Austin Stoker, D'Urville Martin
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Rich college fraternity boy tries to get small-town beauty contest winner to fall for him by making a play for her 16-year-old sister.

Director: Arthur Dreifuss
Stars: Mark Damon, Dorothy Johnson, Edd Byrnes
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Gannon is an imprisoned racketeer kingpin who tries to manipulate his young cell mate into staging a riot and prison break, but the cell mate tries to back out when he realizes other inmates may be killed in the process.

Director: R.G. Springsteen
Stars: Gene Evans, Robert Blake, Timothy Carey
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gloria Castillo ...
Donna Price
Ross Ford ...
David Lindsay
...
Vince (as Edward Byrnes)
Ralph Reed ...
Jackie Dodd
Jan Englund ...
Ruth
...
Roxy
Helen Wallace ...
Mrs. Trimble
Donna Jo Gribble ...
Cathy Durand
...
Josie Brigg
Diana Darrin ...
Mona
Nesdon Booth ...
Deetz
Wayne Taylor ...
Gary Metusek
Sharon Lee ...
Blonde
...
Mr. Horvath
Linda Rivera ...
Elena Hernandez
Edit

Storyline

A young man steals a car and ends up involved in a pedestrian fatality. The only witness is a girl he had just met. He threatens her life if she talks, so when she refuses to tell what she knows she is sent to reform school.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Caged boy-hungry wildcats gone mad! See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

August 1957 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mannstoll und gefährlich  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Sally Kellerman's film debut. See more »

Quotes

Jacky: If there's anything I like better on a hot day, it's a cool chick!
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Reform School Girls (1986) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Poor Juvenile
8 March 2008 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Reform School Girl (1957)

* 1/2 (out of 4)

A good but troubled girl gets into a car with a psycho who runs over a man, killing him. The girl refuses to give the psycho's name so she's sent to reform school where she gets into more trouble but thankfully there's a teacher there who wants to help her. There were countless juvenile films released during the 1950s due to the success of Rebel Without a Cause and this one here was one of the more popular ones but it hasn't aged too well. The film is stupid, pointless and rather boring from start to finish, although the film does contain a few campy moments. The performances are all rather bad but this adds a little charm to the film.


0 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Yvette Vickers + Luana Anders noname1479
Discuss Reform School Girl (1957) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?