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Private School (1983)

R  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  29 July 1983 (USA)
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Christine (Phoebe Cates), a student at an exclusive all-girls private school, is in love with Jim, who attends an academy for boys nearby. Christine's arch rival Jordan also has her eye on ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Jim
Michael Zorek ...
Bubba
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Miss Dutchbok
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Betsy
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Chauncey
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Ms. Copuletta
Jonathan Prince ...
Roy
Kari Lizer ...
Rita
Richard Stahl ...
Mr. Flugel
Julie Payne ...
Coach Whelan
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Birdie Fallmouth
Bill Wray ...
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Christine (Phoebe Cates), a student at an exclusive all-girls private school, is in love with Jim, who attends an academy for boys nearby. Christine's arch rival Jordan also has her eye on Jim, and she is willing to do whatever she can to steal him away. Jim's uber-slob buddy Bubba is going with Betsy, Christine's cynical friend, though he would probably be unfaithful if any other woman were willing to get near him. Bubba and his pals sneak into the girls' school dressed in drag in hopes of reaching the Promised Land (better known as the women's shower room), while Christine and Jim run away together for the weekend, though their escapade isn't as romantic as they had hoped. Written by Anonymous

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You won't believe what goes on and what comes off in ... Private School

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Also Known As:

Private School... for Girls  »

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Trivia

Actress Betsy Russell is seen in this movie bareback horse-riding topless. See more »

Goofs

When the three boys fall outside the dorm window, they land on an air mattress covered with leaves, made to initially look like the rest of the dead leaf-covered ground under the window. You can see the whole mattress move when they land, and the leaves are mostly blown off by their landing, and after that you can see the mattress. See more »

Quotes

Jordan Leigh-Jenson: [watching Chris and Jim dancing] She's such a nothing. I just don't what he sees in her.
Rita: I like to see you get a guy as good as Jim.
Jordan Leigh-Jenson: Why not Jim?
Rita: You couldn't! He's in love with Chris.
Jordan Leigh-Jenson: But Chris is no competition. Tomorrow is riding class, I begin my campaign.
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Soundtracks

Best Years Of Our Lives
Performed by Mens Room
Composed by David Jaynes
Published by April Music, Inc.
Courtesy of Solid Gold Records & S.S.T. Music Corporation
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Phoebe Cates and Betsy Russell
23 April 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The movie was funny.But let's face it.I,like how many other guys went to see this movie for Phoebe Cates,who is a definite 10 herself.But then we see this vision riding horseback! Betsy Russell is an 11 on a scale of one to ten.And how many of us knew who she was. Fond memories of my teenage years.I am sure for many other too.As bad as this may sound to some,Phoebe Cates is the girl you would marry,and Betsy Russell the mistress.Both incredible beauties.Betsy Russell exudes SEX APPEAL.Phoebe Cates the pretty,wholesome girl next door.As for the rest of the cast does anyone even care. Matthew Modine for instance,was and has always been the stereotypical Nerd that tried to pull off the cool jock type.What a lucky guy to have worked with two amazing beauties.The seen with Betsy getting massaged by Matthew was a classic,the way she giggled and gyrated was something to behold.I am not sure if I have seen anyone sexier.between that scene and the horse back riding.This lady shows her true talents.If any of you guys want to see true sex appeal at it's finest.This is the ticket!!!!!!!!!!!


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