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The First Turn-On!! (1983)

R | | Comedy | November 1983 (USA)
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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Georgia Harrell ...
Michelle Farmer
Michael Sanville ...
Mitch 'Stud'
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Henry Putz
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
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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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IT'S ALWAYS THE GREATEST...AND THE WILDEST ! See more »

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Comedy

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November 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die grosse Anmache  »

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Trivia

This film was shot at an actual summer camp. Various campers from the camp are featured as extras in the movie. See more »

Quotes

Johnny the Maniac: Zingo!
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Crazy Credits

Production Naturalist: Ruth Kaufman Production Foot Doctors: Ed Wolf, Charles Kaufman Tarantula's Foot Doctor: Susan Kaufman See more »

Connections

Featured in Tales from the Crapper (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

You Were the First (To Turn Me On)
by Anne Benjamin and Terry Fabrizio
Performed by Terry and the Tornadoes
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pales in comparison to American Pie??!!!
18 May 2002 | by (san francisco) – See all my reviews

J. Canker Huxley doesn't know what he's talking about. American Pie is garbage. It isn't funny. The First Turn-On is a classic from the days when there were such things as "teenage sex romps." It has no aspirations other than to amuse and to exploit. Movies like Road Trip and American Pie want to have their cake and eat it too---they try to be lewd and crude, yet still contain a "message" or be moral. The First Turn-On has no morals and therefore succeeds in being entertaining.


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