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Heartbreak High (1981)
"The Kinky Coaches and the Pom Pom Pussycats" (original title)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  28 August 1981 (USA)
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Two long-time rival high school football coaches lead their respective teams into battle for the city football championship. However, before the opening kickoff, various students from each ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Coach 'Bulldog' Malone
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Jack McGuire
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Coach Alan Arnoldi
Thom Haverstock ...
Richard Plitt
Terry Swiednicki ...
Pigger Peterson
Keith Brown ...
Doolie O'Toole
Christine Cattell ...
Chris
Lisa Schwartz ...
Kim
Paul Backewich ...
Weasel Wexler
Kimberly McKeever ...
Gary Leonard
James Murchison ...
Roger Mandel
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Frank Blunt
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Jerry Holvak (as Matt Birman-Feldman)
Donann Cavin ...
Kathy Wilton
Jean Walker ...
Miss Reed
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Two long-time rival high school football coaches lead their respective teams into battle for the city football championship. However, before the opening kickoff, various students from each school try to do whatever it takes to throw the opposing team off of their game. Written by Tito-8

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When they play... everybody scores!

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28 August 1981 (USA)  »

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Heartbreak High  »

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Shot at Riverdale High School in Pierrefonds, Quebec. Crowd scenes used students from all the neighboring schools. See more »

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She Ain't Much But She's Company
Written by Richard Cooper
Performed by The Cooper Brothers
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Another AWFUL teen comedy
4 March 1999 | by (North Bay, Ontario) – See all my reviews

As a rule, teen-oriented films aren't all that good. This is especially true of these films that were made in the late 1970's and early 1980's. This movie is no exception. I'll admit that this film wasn't quite as predictable as most others in the genre, but when every joke lands with a thud, I don't really care if there is a touch of originality. Quite simply, this film is just as bad as the title would suggest.


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