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Swap Meet (1979)

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A brainless teen comedy, pepped up with a few moderate erotic scenes. The plot: Roy is jealous of Sigi, who attracts Nancy's attention, and has two clumsy guys demolish Sigi's father's ... See full summary »

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A brainless teen comedy, pepped up with a few moderate erotic scenes. The plot: Roy is jealous of Sigi, who attracts Nancy's attention, and has two clumsy guys demolish Sigi's father's T-Burn classic. For the repair of the car, Sigi desperately needs $250 until his father returns next weekend. He and his friends try to earn it on the swap meet. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Go for treasures and stay for pleasures. See more »

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Unfunny 70's forgotten teen comedy
3 May 2000 | by (Seattle, Washington) – See all my reviews

Using a drive-in (the old ROADIUM in Torrance, Ca) in a swap meet as a plot can't go wrong, but it did. This film is so unfunny it gets boring. Several basic plots is centered in this forgotten film. Character actor Jonathan Gries, Ruth Cox, Debi Ricter and gang battle a rich snob and his evil sidekick who destroyed Gries dad's car. Danny DeVito isn't even funny as a mixed up mechanic, nor is his real-life wife Perlman who plays a shoplifter. Maybe if they trimmed what little nudity this film has and get a PG rating, maybe this film would've been a Saturday Morning UHF classic. Many original pop tunes are heard but no song credits are listed! Not recommended.


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