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Director:
Writers:
Paul Glickler (original story) &
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Release Date:
March 1973 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
From Chin to Ankles With the Cheerleaders See more »
Plot:
A group of cheerleaders from the local high school decide to show their school spirit for their football team by sleeping with the opponents the night before the game so that they can be so worn out the opposition won't be able to play. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Stephanie Fondue ... Jeannie
Denise Dillaway ... Claudia
Jovita Bush ... Bonnie
Brandy Woods ... Debbie
Clair Dia ... Suzie (as Sandy Evans)
Kimberly Hyde ... Patty (as Kim Stanton)
Richard Meatwhistle ... Jon
Jonathan Jacobs ... Norm
Raoul Hoffnung ... Novi
Patrick Wright ... Coach Gannon
Terri Teague ... Isabel
Jack Jonas ... Daddy
Jay Lindner ... Mom
Charles Goldman ... Sal
John Bracci ... Vinnie
Bill Lehrke ... Counterboy
P.J. Karparti ... Fourth String Quarterback
Evett Wilber ... Bus Driver
Bruce Janger ... Jeannie's Brother
Joe Discoskey ... Radio Announcer
Howdy Gowdy ... TV Announcer

Directed by
Paul Glickler 
 
Writing credits
Paul Glickler (original story) &
Richard Lerner (original story) &
Tad Richards (original story)

Ace Baandige (screenplay) &
Paul Glickler (screenplay) &
Tad Richards (screenplay)

Produced by
Robert Boggs .... associate producer
Paul Glickler .... producer
Richard Lerner .... producer
 
Original Music by
David Herman 
 
Cinematography by
Richard Lerner (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Joseph Ancore Jr.  (as Joseph Ancore)
Paul Glickler 
Richard Lerner 
 
Production Design by
Jackson De Govia  (as Jackson Da Govia)
 
Makeup Department
Tallie Cochrane .... hair stylist (as Talie Cochrane)
Tallie Cochrane .... makeup director (as Talie Cochrane)
Jo Kohn .... hair stylist
Jo Kohn .... makeup director
 
Production Management
Kent Gibson .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Robert Boggs .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Joseph Gostanian .... propman
 
Sound Department
Peter Castle-Hill .... sound editor
Jack Cooley .... sound re-recording mixer: Magno Sound
Jim Mansen .... boom operator
Paula Wallah .... sound editor
Louis Yates .... sound mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Richmond L. Aguilar .... camera operator: second unit (as Aggie Aguilar)
Richmond L. Aguilar .... gaffer (as Aggie Aguilar)
David Brooks .... best boy
Ken Howard .... still photographer
Daniel Loewenthal .... camera operator: second unit (as Dan Lowenthal)
Daniel Loewenthal .... key grip (as Dan Lowenthal)
Patrick Riley .... assistant camera
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Anne Polland .... costumer (as Ann Polland)
 
Music Department
The Honeyboys .... recordist: original instrumental music
 
Other crew
Jonathan Jacobs .... production assistant
Ginger Johnson .... cheerleading coach
Stephen Kenin .... company masseur
Anne Strasburg .... script supervisor
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Return to Montclair High" - USA (alternative title)
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Runtime:
Australia:81 min | USA:84 min
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Certification:
Australia:R | France:-16 | Iceland:16 | Sweden:15 | UK:18 | USA:R (DVD rating) | USA:X (self applied)

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Trivia:
I Drink Your Blood (1970) is the movie playing during the theatre scene.See more »
Goofs:
Boom mic visible: As the cheerleaders walk by the school janitor on the way to the locker room.See more »
Quotes:
[On the way to the locker room, the girls run into creepy janitor Novi]
Suzie:There's MALARIA in the AREA!
Debbie:I think it's an anti-social disease!
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Movie Connections:
References The Wizard of Oz (1939)See more »
Soundtrack:
I Like What You're Doing To MeSee more »

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23 out of 32 people found the following review useful.
More of These!!, 3 July 2003
Author: J. Wellington Peevis from Malltown

Anybody else out there completely sick and tired of the mindless, that's not even a strong enough word, how about aggravating, sex flicks that Showtime and Cinemax pump out nowadays. Using the same 4 actresses, and the same un-interesting storyline? And I've actually come to hate the 3 effeminate actors who are in every one. It's like a non-ending, awful awful, soap opera with nudity. Soft-core cinema, has hit an all-time low. The production values are great, but the storylines and sex conjure one word - Boredom. Somehow, the modern filmmakers have managed to take the sexual appeal out of women with perfect bodies. I mean I never thought I would see the day, when a skin flick on TV late night would force an involuntary roll of the eyes and send me straight for TV Land reruns, but its really come to that. What's missing, one of the things I can nail down at least is Raunch. Yes, soft core is now politically correct if you can believe that. Almost like its women who are making these to draw in both male and female audiences, and folks it just don't work. Kudos to Showtime for digging up movies like this one. It's totally nasty and wrong, but without going hardcore, that's what's needed to push the buttons. I know there are a zillion more, because I remember them when I was a kid. I would hope they start getting some airtime. Retire the silicon sleep inducers already please, and let the producers go back to making man-hating dramas on Lifetime.

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