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Porky's -- Set in 1954, a group of Florida high schoolers seek out to lose their virginity which leads them to seek revenge on a sleazy nightclub owner and his redneck sheriff brother for harassing them.

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Writer:
Bob Clark (written by)
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Release Date:
19 March 1982 (USA) See more »
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Get It At Porky's [Australia Video] See more »
Plot:
Set in 1954, a group of Florida high schoolers seek out to help a buddy lose his virginity, which leads them to seek revenge on a sleazy nightclub owner and his redneck sheriff brother for harassing them. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
1 win & 1 nomination See more »
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(49 articles)
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User Reviews:
Very fun comedy See more (141 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Dan Monahan ... Pee Wee

Mark Herrier ... Billy
Wyatt Knight ... Tommy
Roger Wilson ... Mickey

Cyril O'Reilly ... Tim

Tony Ganios ... Meat
Kaki Hunter ... Wendy

Kim Cattrall ... Honeywell
Nancy Parsons ... Balbricker

Scott Colomby ... Brian Schwartz

Boyd Gaines ... Coach Brackett

Doug McGrath ... Coach Warren

Susan Clark ... Cherry Forever

Art Hindle ... Ted Jarvis
Wayne Maunder ... Cavanaugh

Alex Karras ... Sheriff Wallace
Chuck Mitchell ... Porky

Eric Christmas ... Mr. Carter
Bill Hindman ... Coach Goodenough
John Henry Redwood ... Conklin

Jack Mulcahy ... Frank
Rod Ball ... Steve
Julian Byrd ... Cop no. 1 (as Julian Bird)
Bill Fuller ... Cop no. 2
Will Knickerbocker ... Bartender
Bill Wohrman ... Ted's Partner (as Bill Worman)
Roger Womack ... Bouncer no. 2
Gary Maas ... Deputy no. 2
Ilse Earl ... Mrs. Morris
Jill Whitlow ... Mindy

Pat Finn-Lee ... Stripper (as Pat Lee)
Terry Guthrie ... Miss Walker
Joanne Marsic ... Waitress
Peter Conrad ... Mule Train Driver (as Pete Conrad)
Butch Raymond ... Deputy no. 1
Cash Baron ... Bouncer no. 1
Cash Spadard ... Bouncer no. 3
Lisa O'Reilly ... Ginny
Allene Simmons ... Jackie
Cathy Garpershak ... Girl in Shower
Jon Cecka ... Markin Highpockets
Don Daynard ... Radio Announcer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Carl Zittrer ... Piano Player at Porky's (uncredited)

Directed by
Bob Clark 
 
Writing credits
Bob Clark (written by)

Produced by
Don Carmody .... producer
Bob Clark .... producer
Gary Goch .... associate producer
Harold Greenberg .... executive producer
Arnold Kopelson .... executive producer
Melvin Simon .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Paul Zaza 
Carl Zittrer 
 
Cinematography by
Reginald H. Morris (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Stan Cole 
 
Casting by
Jane Feinberg 
Mike Fenton 
 
Production Design by
Reuben Freed 
 
Set Decoration by
Mark S. Freeborn  (as Mark Freeborn)
Paul Harding 
 
Costume Design by
Mary E. McLeod  (as Mary McLeod)
Larry S. Wells  (as Larry Wells)
 
Makeup Department
J.B. .... hair designer
Aunt Linda .... makeup assistant
Valli O'Reilly .... makeup artist (as Aunt Valli)
Tom Sobeck .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Martin L. Gillen .... production manager
John McAulay .... post-production supervisor
Josette Perrotta .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Don Brough .... second assistant director (as Donald R. Brough)
Ken Goch .... first assistant director
Alan Goluboff .... third assistant director
 
Art Department
John Balling .... charge scenic
Barry W. Brolly .... art department coordinator (as Barry Brolly)
J. Tracy Budd .... property master
David Orin Charles .... assistant set decorator (as David Charles)
Harold Collins .... construction coordinator
Dan Davis .... second assistant art director (as Daniel R. Davis)
Robert James .... assistant props
Barbara Tranter .... assistant art director
William Kellow .... construction propmaker: standby carpenter (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Martin Ashbee .... dialogue editor (as Martin Ashby)
Steven Cole .... assistant sound editor
David Evans .... sound effects editor
Austin Grimaldi .... sound re-recording mixer
Joe Grimaldi .... sound re-recording mixer
Rod Haykin .... location sound mixer (as Rodney Haykin)
Ann Heeley-Ray .... dialogue editor
Kenneth Heeley-Ray .... post-production sound editor (as Ken Heeley-Ray)
Kenneth Heeley-Ray .... sound supervisor (as Ken Heeley-Ray)
Brenda Hewitt .... assistant sound editor
Andy Malcolm .... sound effects editor (as Andrew Malcolm)
Omero Pataracchia .... boom man
Dino Pigat .... sound re-recording mixer
Kevin Ward .... sound effects editor
Barry Wilson .... cableman
Christopher Greenwood .... post sound mix (uncredited)
Don White .... foley recording mixer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Martin Malivoire .... special effects
Neil Trifunovich .... special effects man
Walter Woloszczuk .... special effects assistant (as Walter Woloszcsuk)
 
Stunts
Courtney Brown .... stunt player
Alex Edlin .... stunt player
Gary Maas .... stunt player
Dwayne McLean .... stunt coordinator
Chuck Mitchell .... stunt player
Betty Raymond .... stunt player
Butch Raymond .... stunt player
Peter Tors .... stunt player
Roger Womack .... stunt player
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Michael Beer .... electrician
Paul Bolton .... best boy (as Paul D. Bolton)
Ron Chegwidden .... electrician
Ted Churchill .... Steadicam operator
Jose Cue .... grip
Craig DiBona .... panaglide operator (as Craig E. DiBona)
Kenneth Dunning .... electrician
Thomas Elmore .... gaffer (as Thomas V. Elmore)
Wayne Goodchild .... assistant key grip
Jonathan Hackett .... key grip
Roy Irvine .... grip
Kevin Jewison .... second assistant camera
Perry A. Jones .... grip (as Perry Jones)
Gordon Langevin .... first assistant camera
Gene Moffat .... generator operator (as Eugene Moffatt)
Patti Morein .... third assistant camera
Harald Ortenburger .... camera operator
Jack Rowand .... still photographer
 
Casting Department
Dee Miller .... location casting (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Erla Lank .... wardrobe mistress
Harold Richter .... wardrobe assistant
Esther Robinson .... wardrobe assistant (as Esther O. Robinson)
 
Editorial Department
Chantal Bowen .... second assistant editor
Richard Cadger .... assistant editor (as Richard A. Cadger)
Thomas Metzger .... color timer (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Gerry Young .... music consultant (as Gerry A. Young)
Frank Morrone .... music recordist (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Fran Kandaras .... vehicle coordinator
Sam Segal .... transportation captain
 
Other crew
Victoria Barney .... executive assistant
Harriet Birnholz .... production office coordinator
Robert Birnholz .... production assistant
Brad Blackwood .... craft service
Orin Borsten .... unit publicist
Réjane Boudreau .... production accountant
Jim Connell .... production assistant
Céline Daignault .... assistant bookkeeper
Rob Goodridge .... film intern: Florida State
Joel Greenberg .... production assistant
Stephen Greenberg .... production executive
Dawn Hudson .... bookkeeper
Sandra Kolber .... creative liaison: Astral Film Productions
Elton MacPherson .... representative: Simon Distribution Inc.
Blanche McDermaid .... continuity
Cindy Morton .... assistant to producers (as Cindy Morton Rossy)
Eddy Rosenberg .... production executive
Roger Swaybill .... advisor
Jay Tobias .... film intern: Florida State
Andrew Waxman .... production assistant
Joseph Bearman .... production assistant (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Mary Lee Lander .... the producers wish to thank for their cooperation: Metro Dade County Florida Office of Film and Television Co-ordination
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
94 min
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Certification:
Argentina:18 | Australia:R | Australia:M (TV rating) | Canada:R (Manitoba/Nova Scotia/Ontario) | Canada:13+ (Québec) | Canada:18A (Alberta) (re-rating) (2000) | Finland:K-15 | Iceland:12 | Ireland:(Banned) (original rating) | Ireland:18 (re-rating on appeal) | Italy:VM18 (original rating) | Italy:VM14 (re-rating) | Netherlands:16 | New Zealand:R18 (original rating) | New Zealand:R16 (re-rating) | Norway:15 | Peru:18 | Singapore:(Banned) | South Korea:18 | Sweden:15 | UK:18 | UK:X (original rating) | USA:R (Certificate No. 26384) | West Germany:16

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Quite a number of the character names in the movie were double entendres. These included Meat, Porky, Pee Wee, Balbricker, Honeywell and Cherry Forever.See more »
Goofs:
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): During the final confrontation, when Porky is threatening the boys with a white bat, he swings the bat slightly and hits his own guy to his right on the nose.See more »
Quotes:
[the gang are at the Deadbeats drive-in restaurant getting their food and drinks]
Billy:The worst thing is you guys are out a hundred bucks.
Tommy Turner:This is just the kind of thing you write off.
Pee Wee Morris:[hands Tommy the receipt] Here you go.
Tommy Turner:Again?
Pee Wee Morris:I got it last time.
Tommy Turner:[pays the waitress] Great. Mick, I'm telling ya, they're bad mothers.
Mickey:I'm going back to get that pig.
Meat:Yeah right, Mick.
Mickey:[throws his hamburger in a fit] Yeah, Meat!
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Movie Connections:
Featured in Starz Inside: In the Gutter (2008) (TV)See more »
Soundtrack:
Earth AngelSee more »

FAQ

What age group would this movie be appropriate for?
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17 out of 27 people found the following review useful.
Very fun comedy, 30 October 2005
Author: Chromium_5 from Minnesota

I am proud to say this is one of my favorite comedies, and I normally don't even like the "American Pie" type of sex comedy. The humor is raunchy, but in a good-natured way, and all the actors look like they're having a blast. The odd thing is that there doesn't seem to be any real reason why it's taking place in the 50's, except maybe to get across the message that teenagers have always been, and always will be, horny. Also, to the people who say this is "dated"... you guys do realize it's taking place 30 years before it was made, right?

It's not the funniest movie you'll ever see, except for a few truly hysterical scenes, but you have to love the way it captures the fun irresponsibility of high school. I think a lot of people can relate to this no matter what generation they're from, making it a definite classic. My advice is to steer clear of the upcoming remake, which will undoubtedly be raunchier and ruder, but probably have ten times less heart.

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