The adventures of a group of teenagers at a drive-in theatre in Texas one weekend night.




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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lisa Lemole ...
Glowie Hudson
Gary Lee Cavagnaro ...
Little Bit (as Gary Cavagnaro)
Orville Hennigson
Billy Milliken ...
Lee Newsom ...
Widow Maker
Reagan Kee ...
Spoon (as Regan Kee)
Andy Parks ...
Widow Maker
Gordon Hurst ...
Will Henry
Kent Perkins ...
Bill Hill
Ashley Cox ...
Mary Louise
Louis Zito ...
Linda Larimer ...
Barry Gremillion ...
Diddle Brown
David Roberts ...
Gear Grinder


The adventures of a group of teenagers at a drive-in theatre in Texas one weekend night.

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23 January 1977 (UK)  »

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Ciné-parc  »

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A wonderful, no-brainer comedy about Texas teens in the 70's.
30 January 1999 | by (Cleveland, Ohio) – See all my reviews

I caught this movie quite by accident on a cable system in 1976, and immediately fell in love with it! DRIVE-IN, featuring character actor Glenn Morshower in his movie debut, is an entertaining comedy about teens (and adults) gathering at a drive-in movie in a small Texas town in the mid 70's. Lisa Lemole is wonderful as the femme fatale who switches romantic partners mid-movie. DRIVE-IN features romance, gang violence, wonderful moments between two brothers, and enough slapstick comedy to satisfy almost anyone! And, let's not forget the movie-within-a-movie, "Disaster '76". which is the movie that's playing at the...DRIVE-IN! Highly recommend this one!

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