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High School U.S.A. (1983)

Set in a senior high school class, J.J. pursues the girlfriend of a rival from a higher clique.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jay-Jay Manners (as Michael Fox)
Otto Lipton
Miss D'Angelo
Milton Feld
Mr. Plaza
Cara Ames
Frank Bank ...
Mr. Gerardi
Mrs. Franklin
Principal Pete Kinney
Dr. Fritz Hauptmann
Mr. Krinsky, Janitor


Set in a senior high school class, J.J. pursues the girlfriend of a rival from a higher clique.

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16 October 1983 (USA)  »

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Academia de Loucuras  »

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Did You Know?


The film features the stars of the hit series Gilligan's Island, Bob Denver, and Dawn Wells. The film also features Dwayne Hickman who co-starred with Denver on this series, Dobie Gillis. While Angela Cartwright starred in the cult classic series, Lost In Space and Tony Dow and Ken Osmond co-starred in Leave It To Beaver. See more »


The Trans Am switches from a 1979-81 model to a base model 1973 Firebird when it enters the construction area and in a public park staircase (note the rear quarter panel, absence of a front fender vent, and the rear bumper (after the vehicle is crashed). See more »


Miss D'Angelo: [at cheerleading practice] Cara, a little more energy? You want us to lose to Tech?
Cara Ames: Who cares? This is so... high school.
Miss D'Angelo: Then why do it?
Cara Ames: I happen to look stunning in the uniform!
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Spoofs Porky's (1981) See more »

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Teen drama at it's finest!

This movie has star power! From Todd Bridges to Michael J. Fox, this coming of age film is a must see for those who like watching famous stars "in their prime." Entertaining and informing, this film possesses a power beyond that of normal cinema.

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