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Van Nuys Blvd. (1979)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  16 February 1980 (Portugal)
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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bill Adler ...
Bobby
Cynthia Wood ...
Moon
Dennis Bowen ...
Greg
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Camille
...
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)
...
Jo
Doug Bailey ...
Gas Station Attendant
...
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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Bobby: If we don't get a doctor down here right now out I'm gonna shut your mouth permanently~!
Nurse: You cant talk to me like that!
Bobby: O I can't cant I?
[slams fist down]
Nurse: Ok,Ok!! Stay right there.
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Only has nostalgic value
26 May 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is definitely one of the worst movies ever made. There is really no plot or theme, it's just film footage of kids cruisin' on Van Nuys Blvd in CA. If you didn't actually live thru the 70's and saw this film, you would think that everyone had sex ALL the time, every night and day with multiple partners. In this film, people get naked at the drop of a hat! Not that I'm complaining but this film today really only has nostalgic value in that it does show how life, especially in California was back then. Today, there is no crusin' at all on Van Nuys Blvd or anywhere in CA for that matter and that area is very run down and dangerous. There are some great cars and lots of racing footage in the film but you probably will fast forward thru most of the bad acting scenes. I do know Dana Gladstone's son and he told me that his father hardly was paid anything for his role as Officer Al Zass which explains the low budget and often disconnected feel of the film as if it were spliced together in a hap-hazard manner. But, I am glad this film was made if anything to capture how cruisin' on Van Nuys Blvd really was!


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