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The Pom Pom Girls (1976)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  May 1976 (USA)
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High-school seniors try to score on and off the field in this raunchy teen comedy set in the 1970's.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Johnnie
Jennifer Ashley ...
Laurie
Michael Mullins ...
Jesse
Lisa Reeves ...
Sally
Bill Adler ...
Duane
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Coach
Susan Player ...
Sue Ann
Cheryl Smith ...
Roxanne (as Rainbeaux Smith)
Diane Lee Hart ...
Judy
Lou Fant ...
Principal
John Lawrence ...
Sheriff
Sondra Lowell ...
Miss Pritchitt (as Sandra Lowell)
Faith Christopher ...
Mother
John Sebastian ...
Father
Jim Kester ...
Hardin Tough
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Storyline

A football player at Rosedale High School is amorous of one of the cheerleaders, who is going with another guy. Another player can't decide which of two cheerleaders he wants to be with. Meanwhile, the Big Game with Hardin High School is approaching, and a prank war is in full swing. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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They Were the Girls of Our Dreams ... See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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May 1976 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Palisades High  »

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$17,883,410 (USA)
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Both Bill Adler and Robert Carradine performed their own stunts in the movie. See more »

Goofs

When Johnny and Duane are having their "food battle" in the school cafeteria, near the end, there is a drinking straw wrapper stuck to the back of Johnny's head, which disappears, and then reappears. See more »

Quotes

Johnnie Chrystal: Ah, Duane, tell me, is that crease down the middle of your face, ah, is that your asshole?
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Fun in the sun!
20 May 2004 | by (Western Canada) – See all my reviews

I first saw The Pom Pom Girls way back in 1976, when it was first released. Having graduated from high school in 1975, it was fun to watch. It gave me a feeling of "Why wasn't I lucky enough to live in Southern California at the time?" Being able to catch it again, remastered in 2001, I enjoyed it! Sure, it may be dated, but I think that might be part of it's charm. The time capsule feel, of teen life in the 70's, was a bit nostalgic. Back when condoms were used to prevent pregnancy! If you get the chance, check it out. Especially people like myself, who were teens in the 70's.


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