The naughty high schoolers of Angel Beach High now seek revenge on a group of KKK religious fanatics and corrupt politicians who want to shut down their Shakespeare production after they cast a Seminole transfer student in the lead.
As graduation nears for the class of 1955 at Angel Beach High, the gang once again faces off against their old enemy, Porky, who wants them to throw the school's championship basketball game because he's betting on the opposing team.
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.
This is a straight version of the old fairy tale, with John Carradine as the Emperor. It was filmed in South Florida, with exteriors in Coral Gables and Miami's Vizcaya. The hero bests the ... See full summary »
When the students of Angel Beach High decide to stage "An Evening With Shakespeare," their efforts are threatened by Miss Balbricker, who views the works of Shakespeare as obscene. She enlists the help of Reverend Bubba Flavel, a religious fanatic who brings along his flock of followers to pressure the school into shutting down the production. When they succeed with the help of corrupt city officials seeking re-election, the gang don't get mad... they get even! Written by
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This is the second Porky film... and it just exactly manages to be slightly worse than the first. Surprising(and unfortunate), since this actually does manage to produce a laugh or two. The humor is basically the same, but this somehow gets you laughing, at least a time or two. There is a rather funny exchange that ends with principal Carter telling a reverend where he can put his beloved flock. However, most of the humor is drowned out in subplots drenched in political correctness(rather contrasting to the 'point' of the films, which seems to be to be as offensive as possible). This does make for a few entertaining scenes, though, but the overall product is just not worth it. The plot is a mess. The acting is unimpressive and uninspired(apart from possibly Bill Wiley as Reverend Flavel), and at times terribly overplayed(Edward Winter's last scene being a prime example). The characters are underdeveloped and poorly written; they are all paper-thin clichés. The good guys are all heroic and intelligent(not terribly so, but still) and the bad guys are hypocritical SOB's. It's too easy to hate those you are supposed to, and almost as easy to like the ones you are supposed to. The writing is of the same low quality as that of the first film. Dialog is poor, both as far as writing and delivery goes. All in all, funnier than the first, but not as good(astoundingly enough). I recommend it to people who liked the first, but don't go out of your way to see it. 4/10
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