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Porky's (1981)

R | | Comedy | 19 March 1982 (USA)
In 1954, a group of Florida high schoolers seek out to help their buddy lose his virginity, which leads them to seek revenge on a sleazy nightclub owner and his redneck sheriff brother for harassing them.

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1954. The sexual hijinks of a group of mid-teen male students of Angel Beach High School in Florida are presented. Their main goal is to lose their collective virginity. In the process, they embark on games of sexual innuendo with their female classmates, as witnessed by the activities of Billy, Tommy and Pee Wee in their secret surveillance. Pee Wee is the most desperate, that desperation which gets him into one predicament after another, especially as he is the butt of many a prank. A side issue for Tim, basically a good guy, is dealing with his learned racism, which comes to the surface with the arrival to their school of new student, Jewish Brian Schwartz. The sexual pursuits at the school are not limited to the student body as new boys Phys Ed coach, Roy Brackett, has a mutual attraction with cheer-leading coach, Miss Lynn Honeywell, who doesn't want to go all the way; Coach Brackett's goal is to find out why Coach Warren has nicknamed Miss Honeywell "Lassie". All these goings-on... Written by Huggo

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The RAUNCHIEST Movie about growing up ever made! See more »

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$2,500,000 (estimated)

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$105,500,000 (USA)
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According to 'Time Out', the movie was "The Animal House (1978) of 1982" and shifted "the American Graffiti (1973) formula to a '50s Florida". See more »

Goofs

When the boys are first outside Porky's and the Sheriff pulls up, a closeup of Porky's face is shown and his cigar is not in his mouth. In the next shot, Porky is in the background and is shown taking his cigar out of his mouth. See more »

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[the Angel Beach gang cheers after sinking Porky's into the swamp]
Porky: [furious] You're dead, you sons of bitches. I'm gonna get ya.
[the teens escape in the tow truck with Meat grabbing his crotch]
Porky: I'm gonna kill you with my bare hands!
[to his minions]
Porky: Get that Pigmobile out here! You're gonna die! I'm coming after ya! You're all dead! I'm gonna break your fuckin' necks myself!
[Pee Wee detonates a bridge to slow Porky down]
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Crazy Credits

As the end credits roll, an additional scene is shown featuring Pee-wee and Wendy on a school bus. Also, Balbricker returns one final time in her never-ending quest to punish the boys. See more »

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Goodnight Irene
Written by Leadbelly and John A. Lomax
Performed by The Weavers
Courtesy of MCA Inc.
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A Guilty Pleasure
21 September 2002 | by (Washington, DC) – See all my reviews

All of us have certain films, not well liked by either critics or public, which nonetheless really strike a chord within us. They're our guilty pleasures, movies that we never tire of, but don't brag about. "Porky's" is one of mine. It's insipid, inane, and amateurish. The plot doesn't make much sense, and the characters don't behave rationally. But I don't care. "Porky's" is fun, transporting me back to a mythical time in America when it was great to be a teenager. Life was a lark, issues were black and white, and all endings are happy. In this regards "Porky's" resembles many of Disney's movies like "Pollyanna", a haunt of other guilty pleasures. Sheer fantasy, sheer entertainment. I dig this movie, but that's just my opinion.


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