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The Hollywood Knights (1980)

R | | Comedy | 30 May 1980 (USA)
Led by their comedic and pranking leader, Newbomb Turk, the Hollywood Knights car gang raise hell throughout Beverly Hills on Halloween Night, 1965. Everything from drag racing to Vietnam ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Julius Averitt ...
Earle
Steve Ballard ...
Mechanic
Phil Berle ...
Homeowner
...
Pledge (as Michael Binder)
Herbert Bress ...
Homeowner
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Driving Instructor
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Pledge
...
Do Wopper
...
Do Wopper
Dawn Clark ...
PomPom Girl
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Himself
...
Duke
Daniel Davies ...
Pledge
Denyse Diane ...
Homeowner
Michele Drake ...
Cheerleader
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Led by their comedic and pranking leader, Newbomb Turk, the Hollywood Knights car gang raise hell throughout Beverly Hills on Halloween Night, 1965. Everything from drag racing to Vietnam to high school love. Written by Jeff Ruebel <riptide@one.net>

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Beverly Hills and the civilized world will never forget them. See more »

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Comedy

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R | See all certifications »

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30 May 1980 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Blondiner på bagsædet  »

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Michele Drake plays the cheerleader who forgot her underwear. See more »

Goofs

When Bimbeau is calling in to have Newbombs brothers' ElCamino towed, his lips do match the audio description of the car. See more »

Quotes

Bimbeau: [after tasting the punch, which the Knights have urinated in] It does have a little wang to it. Good, though.
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Connections

References Lawrence of Arabia (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

Sh-Boom
Written by James Keyes, Claude Feaster, Carl Feaster, Floyd McRae and James Edwards
Performed by The Crew Cuts (as The Crew-Cuts)
Courtesy of Phonogram Records, Inc.
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Leave your brains at the door and laugh
18 June 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Folks, this is not a movie to be judged or rated by ordinary or serious standards as you would "I Am Legend" or "Gone With The Wind." Admittedly, this is a typical early 1980s (set in the 1960s) teen trash and laugh fests crudely mixed together from "Animal House" and "American Graffiti." No real plot, a thousand different things happen at once to group of wild teenagers (played by numerous soon-to-be's) who pull crazy pranks on Halloween Night 1965.

However, if you are not of the overly-sensitive politically correct crowd or watching this with (very) young children, this film is FUNNY! The gaseus rendition of "Volare", wild catch-phrases (his pants fit him like a glove, Lawrence, Lawrence of Arabia, et. al) and senseless raunch makes this ideal for firing up the DVD player while your buddies are over for beer and pizza. Don't expect to find the meaning of life in this one.


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