MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 18,132 this week

The Boy Who Drank Too Much (1980)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Family | Sport  -  6 February 1980 (USA)
7.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.2/10 from 87 users  
Reviews: 9 user | 1 critic

Scott Baio plays a high school hockey player. He is well liked and well respected among his coach and teammates. What they don't know is that he is an alcoholic. His background comes from ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(novel), (teleplay)
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 40 titles
created 07 Mar 2011
 
a list of 152 titles
created 09 Nov 2012
 
a list of 33 titles
created 16 Mar 2013
 
a list of 8945 titles
created 08 Sep 2013
 
list image
a list of 4732 titles
created 4 weeks ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Boy Who Drank Too Much (TV Movie 1980)

The Boy Who Drank Too Much (TV Movie 1980) on IMDb 7.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Boy Who Drank Too Much.
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Buff Saunders
...
Billy Carpenter
...
Gus Carpenter
...
Mrs. Carpenter
Stephen Davies ...
Alan
Toni Kalem ...
Tina
Katherine Pass ...
Donna Watson
...
Art Collins
Michele Tobin ...
Julie
Don Murray ...
Ken Saunders
Ron Max ...
Coach Anderson
Marla Frumkin ...
Lucy
Jerry McNeely ...
Spanish Teacher
...
Murph
John Roselius ...
Paul Watson
Edit

Storyline

Scott Baio plays a high school hockey player. He is well liked and well respected among his coach and teammates. What they don't know is that he is an alcoholic. His background comes from his father, who is also an alcoholic. Baio must work to stay clean and sober so he doesn't lose his position on the hockey team or the respect from his friends. Written by Pat McCurry <ccgrad97@aol.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

He's 15. A star athlete. And an alcoholic.

Genres:

Drama | Family | Sport

Certificate:

Not Rated
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

6 February 1980 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El chico que bebía demasiado  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

When Billy goes to a treatment center that is in another city, it's actually one block away from the High School they shot the film at. See more »

Quotes

Gus Carpenter: Put that down!
Buff Saunders: What for?
Gus Carpenter: 'Cause you're not old enough!
Buff Saunders: How old do you have to be to be a stinking drunk like you?
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Rebel Set (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Lonely Street, Winter Day
Music by Michael Small
Lyrics by Jerry McNeely
Sung by Robert Jason
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Baio goes bad!
20 November 2002 | by (Alexandria, VA) – See all my reviews

This is one of a few (three I think) ABC "After School Specials" that Scott acted in. While his acting in this one is not as good as "Stoned", he plays a similar character spiraling down, due to drinking, not drugs. This is a hard hitting story, as most of the specials were meant to be, so show young people the pitfalls of doing things they shouldn't.


3 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
A BOOK??!!?!? kariannrocks
Does anyone know what movie I'm talking about? kdm-9
Available at Amazon: Kryllian119
Discuss The Boy Who Drank Too Much (1980) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?