Faye Hanlon is a community-college professor with an emotionally depressed husband and an abundance of sexual frustration. Her sister drags her to a male strip-club for a girl's night out, where she discovers that one of the dancers is her failing student Rick Monroe, a.k.a. "Ricky the Rocket". A heated affair between teacher and student ensues, as Faye struggles to reconcile her emotions and make consequential life choices: Continue her lustful sessions with the studly-but-shallow teen stripper? Or break it off with Ricky and work to salvage her marriage to the loving-but-distant husband? Written by
In class, he's just another face in the crowd. In "Heaven", the hottest dance club in town, he's the main attraction.
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Did You Know?
Most of the critics as well as the audiences were hostile to this film. See more
When Faye and Patsy are talking at the airport, Patsy is holding her magazines with her left arm. When they hug, the magazines jump to her right arm. See more
I just flunked that kid!
You just did what to that kid?
I just flunked that kid in my class!
Featured in Retrosexual: The 80's
Dance to the Beat
Performed by Gary U.S. Bonds
Written by Gary U.S. Bonds
and Laurie Anderson See more