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The First Turn-On!! (1983)

 -  Comedy  -  November 1983 (USA)
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A group of teenage summer campers and one counselor share the stories of their first sexual experiences when an avalanche traps them in a cave...

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Georgia Harrell ...
Michelle
Michael Sanville ...
Mitch
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Henry
John Flood ...
Danny Anderson
Heidi Miller ...
Annie Goldberg
Al Pia ...
Alfred Zitzler
Betty Pia ...
Mrs. Anderson
Gilda Gumbo ...
Madame Gumbo
Lara Grills ...
Lucy the Hooker
Kristina Marie Wetzel ...
Barbara Billingham
Frank Trent Saladino ...
Joff
David Berardi ...
Johnny the Maniac
Ted Henning ...
Ted
Donna Winter ...
Mona the Ball Buster
Sheila Kennedy ...
Dreamgirl
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A group of teenage summer campers and one counselor share the stories of their first sexual experiences when an avalanche traps them in a cave...

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This film was inspired by co-director Michael Herz's meeting his wife at a summer camp when he was a kid. See more »

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Whatever Makes You Happy
by Terry Fabrizio and Vincent Sampierro
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A Troma teen sex comedy
10 September 2000 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

One of Troma's first entries in the teen sex comedy genre, it is average at best. "The First Turn On!!" is about a bunch of idiot teen campers and a female counselor get stuck in a cave and "describe" their first sexual encounters.

This is a pretty subaverage fare for even Troma films. In the world of teenage sex romps it pales in comparison to recent films such as "American Pie" and "Road Trip."

There are some highlights in this film. This was a first film for Vincent D'Onofrio (Full Metal Jacket, Feeling Minnesota, Men in Black, Steal this Movie!) as a fat loser and a funny cameo by comedian and all-around nice guy Rondell Sheridan as a gang member.

The real gem of this movie is the sound track from the seminal new wave band "Shrapnel" featuring some of their best (and unreleased) stuff. Hearing the song "Sleep Over" and the goofy performances by Sheridan and D'Onofrio are worth giving this film a watch on cable or a $1.00 rental (but not much else).


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