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The Pom Pom Girls
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Release Date:
May 1976 (USA) See more »
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They Were the Girls of Our Dreams ... See more »
Plot:
High-school seniors try to score on and off the field in this raunchy teen comedy set in the 1970's. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Hurrah for the POM POM GIRLS!!!! See more (17 total) »

Cast

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Robert Carradine ... Johnnie
Jennifer Ashley ... Laurie
Michael Mullins ... Jesse
Lisa Reeves ... Sally
Bill Adler ... Duane

James Gammon ... 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

Cooper Huckabee ... Hardin Tough
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Directed by
Joseph Ruben 
 
Writing credits
Joseph Ruben (written by)

Joseph Ruben (story) and
Robert J. Rosenthal (story) (as Robert Rosenthal)

Produced by
Cal Naylor .... associate producer
Joseph Ruben .... producer
Marilyn Jacobs Tenser .... executive producer (as Marilyn J. Tenser)
 
Original Music by
Michael Lloyd 
 
Cinematography by
Stephen M. Katz (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
George Bowers 
 
Production Management
Dennis Thomann .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Alan Grabelsky .... second assistant director
Cal Naylor .... assistant director
Robert J. Rosenthal .... second unit director (as Robert Rosenthal)
 
Art Department
Larry Lasker .... props
 
Sound Department
Alex Van Der Kar .... sound mixer (as Alex Van De Kar)
Harry Wowchuk .... boom operator
 
Special Effects by
Steve Walsh .... special effects
 
Stunts
Harry Wowchuk .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jack Behr .... first camera assistant
Rick Brown .... second grip
Bill Decker .... best boy (as William Decker)
Bob Harkins .... key grip
Sandy Kroopf .... second camera assistant
Mike Paladin .... still photographer (as Michael Paladin)
Gregory Peters .... electrician
Stu Spahn .... gaffer (as Stu Spawn)
 
Casting Department
Yvonne Maddox .... extra casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Diana Daniels .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Robert Spiegel .... assistant film editor
 
Music Department
Michael Lloyd .... music producer
Michael Lloyd .... musical supervisor
 
Other crew
Robin Fink .... location manager
Rick Gahring .... production assistant
Hannah Hempstead .... script supervisor
Marsha Mayer .... production secretary
 
Thanks
Jennifer McCoy .... special thanks
Sali Mills .... special thanks
 

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Runtime:
89 min
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Certification:
Canada:R (Manitoba/Nova Scotia/Ontario) | Canada:18+ (Quebec) | Finland:K-16 | Iceland:L | Netherlands:14 | UK:15 | USA:R (original rating) | USA:PG (edited for re-rating) (1977)

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

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14 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
Hurrah for the POM POM GIRLS!!!!, 8 November 2000
Author: blackxmas from georgia

THE POM POM GIRLS was a huge sleeper hit in it's day and it's easy to see why. Thousands of stoned kids across the land with beer in hand at the drive-in, watching this documentary-like fun fest on being a high school kid in the mid-70's. What a wonderful life these kids have! Drive around drinking or high, get the girl, have sex where ever you want, and not worry about any diseases or repercussions whatsoever. And football. You get to play a lot of football.

I love this film. If you tried to make a movie like this today, you couldn't do it without some killjoy saying you couldn't have them drinking and driving. But kids do that. Some die and a majority don't. These kids are not repressed sexually. They are free to make love to whoever they choose and don't worry about death and condoms. They seem to be having fun and enjoying life, and that's why this film really couldn't be made today, because it shows people, teens especially, enjoying life in an innocent, yet rebellious, drug-addled, highly sexual way. Nobody dies, nobody gets hurt, and they do everything they were told they shouldn't do. It's a social time capsule for an extremely fun and liberated time.

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