5.0/10
622
21 user 21 critic

The Pom Pom Girls (1976)

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

Director:

Writers:

, (story) | 1 more credit »
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Malibu Beach (1978)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

School's out and it's time for a summer of fun, mischief and love for various characters on Malibu Beach.

Director: Robert J. Rosenthal
Stars: Kim Lankford, James Daughton, Susan Player
The Van (1977)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Bobby blows all his college savings on a van and tries to get the girl of his dreams. It's a wild time with Bobby and his friends.

Director: Sam Grossman
Stars: Stuart Goetz, Deborah White, Danny DeVito
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A small-town kid hears about the wild nights of cruising the boulevard in Van Nuys, California. He drives out there to check it out, and gets involved with drag racers, topless dancers and bikers.

Director: William Sachs
Stars: Bill Adler, Cynthia Wood, Dennis Bowen
Malibu High (1979)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

When a high school senior is dumped by her boyfriend, her grades fall drastically...to avoid failing, she begins seducing her male teachers. Thus begins her downward spiral into drug ... See full summary »

Director: Irvin Berwick
Stars: Jill Lansing, Stuart Taylor, Katie Johnson
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Robert and Edward are brothers involved in a web of adultry and deceit. They share Edward's wife and his mistress and a mission to deliver a package of jewels across the Canadian border, but the mission turns out to be deadly.

Director: Joseph Ruben
Stars: John Savage, Will MacMillan, Anne Saxon
The Sexplorer (1975)
Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A young Venusian girl lands on Earth to explore the planet. She lands in Soho in London, UK where she has ample opportunities to research sex on Earth.

Director: Derek Ford
Stars: Monika Ringwald, Mark Jones, Andrew Grant
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Mad bikers storm through an Indian reservation just to have a good ol' time.

Director: Richard Rush
Stars: Robert Walker Jr., Joanna Frank, John Garwood
Joyride (1977)
Adventure | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Three teenagers leave Los Angeles and drive north to Alaska, wind up robbing a pipeline and taking one of the employees hostage.

Director: Joseph Ruben
Stars: Desi Arnaz Jr., Robert Carradine, Melanie Griffith
Comedy | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

The tale of the Aloha Cheerleaders' struggle against Lincoln high. High points include such events as the Aloha girls raiding a Lincoln classroom to get drugs, then putting aforementioned ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Lerner
Stars: Jerii Woods, Cheryl Smith, Helen Lang
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

A teacher and her class of female students take a class trip to the desert. Their bus breaks down, and they find themselves terrorized by a gang of psycho bikers.

Director: Earl Barton
Stars: Zalman King, Brenda Fogarty, Cathy Worthington
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

School is out, and three girls head to the beach for vacation. Two of the girls are world-wise party-goers who attempt to loosen up their naive, virginal friend, whose uncle has allowed the... See full summary »

Director: Bud Townsend
Stars: Debra Blee, Val Kline, Jeana Keough
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The golden age of kung-fu film's first superstar Jimmy Wang Yu (even before Bruce Lee) wrote, directed and starred in his classic favorite of a noble young martial arts student who won't ... See full summary »

Director: Yu Wang
Stars: Yu Wang, Lieh Lo, Ping Wang
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Johnnie
Jennifer Ashley ...
Laurie
Michael Mullins ...
Jesse
Lisa Reeves ...
Sally
Bill Adler ...
Duane
...
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
...
Father
Jim Kester ...
Hardin Tough
Edit

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

How can anyone forget the girls who really turned us on? See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

May 1976 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Palisades High  »

Box Office

Gross:

$17,883,410 (USA)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

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

Goofs

When Johnnie performs a handstand for Sally, the extras in the background change dramatically: a woman at her locker turns into three people talking and back again. See more »

Quotes

Johnnie Chrystal: Hey, Duane! That crease, down the middle of your face - is that your asshole?
See more »

Connections

Featured in 42nd Street Forever: Blu-ray Edition (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Baby Love
(uncredited)
Written by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier and Eddie Holland
Performed by Darryl Cotton, Michael Lloyd & Chris Christian
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Guaranteed to cheer you up.
26 January 2013 | by (Hampshire, England) – See all my reviews

After a long hot summer, it's back to school for the students of Rosedale High, where an impending football game against arch rivals Hardin leads to a series of high-spirited pranks carried out by Rosedale's star players Jesse and Johnnie (Michael Mullins and Robert Carradine) and members of the sexy cheer-leading squad, the feisty pom pom shakers including lovely brunette Laurie (Jennifer Ashley) and pretty blonde Sally (Lisa Reeves).

The Pom Pom Girls is a fairly typical slice of 70s teenage drive-in fodder, full of hot girls and hunky guys whose lives mainly revolve around their cars and who they're canoodling with in the back seat. It's clichéd and predictable stuff but achieves a certain lackadaisical charm thanks to an amiable cast and a suitably inconsequential approach to its plot—as the viewer, we have no idea where we're being taken, but we're still happy to go along for the ride.


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

Message Boards

Recent Posts
read this before you buy the dvd powertripper06
Pom Pom Girls barbarasmitty
reminds me of ... antimusick
Why the low ratings on IMDB for this hidden 70s gem? TheXmanCometh
Discuss The Pom Pom Girls (1976) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?