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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.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bill Adler ...
Bobby
Cynthia Wood ...
Moon
Dennis Bowen ...
Greg
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Camille
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Leon Barnes 'Chooch'
Tara Strohmeier ...
Dana Gladstone ...
Officer Albert Zass
Di Ann Monaco ...
Motorcycle Girl
Don Sawyer ...
Jason
Jim Kester ...
Frankie
Minnie Summers Lindsey ...
Nurse Bradley (as Minnie E. Lindsey)
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Jo
Doug Bailey ...
Gas Station Attendant
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Biker (as Stephen Morrell)
Bella Bruck ...
Mrs. Zass
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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.

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The Greatest Cruisin' in the Land Takes Place on the Street -- Where it all Began...

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Comedy | Drama

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16 February 1980 (Portugal)  »

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Febre de Viver  »

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Officer Albert Zass: Why won't you help me?
Biker: Because you're The Man, man.
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Fun if you were there, otherwise...
12 May 2002 | by (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

I was only about 8 in 1979, so I never experienced the true 70's feeling, unless you count my afro-style hair I had as a toddler. The days of bell-bottoms, square vans, drive-in restaurants, and disco return in a cheapo production about a young man who comes to L.A. to have some fun. He meets up with the usual stuff you'll see in these films.

There was one funny scene in the film where two of the characters are arguing after one of them was grooving with the other's girlfriend and they start destroying each other's cars. It's hilarious; especially when others get into the fun. Otherwise, this film makes me yearn for the day when Bravo (Canada) will show H.O.T.S., the only movie from the Drive-in era that I'm dying to see.


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