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Private School (1983)

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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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
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Rita
Richard Stahl ...
Mr. Flugel
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Coach Whelan
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Mr. Leigh-Jensen
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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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29 July 1983 (USA)  »

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Private School... for Girls  »

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Trivia

The makes and models of Chauncey (Ray Walston)'s luxury cars were a 1978 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow II and a 1964 Vanden Plas Princess 4-litre Limousine. See more »

Goofs

When the coach yells out "illegal use of the hands" to someone out on the dance floor, she gives the wrong corresponding hand signal. She makes the gesture for "holding" instead. See more »

Quotes

Christine Ramsey: Bets, have you ever really done it, all the way?
Betsy: Well, yes and no.
Christine Ramsey: Wha'd you mean yes and no? Don't you know?
Betsy: Bubba says we did it once and it was very good for both of us, but I was passed out I don't remember a thing.
Christine Ramsey: Well, it's not gonna be like that for me. What else does Bubba say?
Betsy: He says that I had three orgasms, that I begged him for mercy, and that I've never seen a man so well endowed.
Christine Ramsey: Well is he?
Betsy: Is he what?
Christine Ramsey: Is he well endowed?
Betsy: I don't really know. I mean not first hand. Just from ...
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Soundtracks

Just One Touch
Performed by Phoebe Cates and Bill Wray
Composed by Bill Wray and Steve Goldstein
Published by Mel-DAv Music, Inc., Chinnithap Publishing, Inc. and the D.A. Venture
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S10 Reviews: Private School (1983)
2 January 2006 | by (The Void) – See all my reviews

Christine (the gorgeous Phoebe Cates) attends Cherryvale, a school for girls. She's dating Jim (Matthew Modine) from the local boy's school. Jim and his pals are always up to no good with many hare-brain schemes in their sexually deprived minds to infiltrate the school and see a bit of flesh. When Christine and Jim decide to go away for the weekend the real fun begins.

'Private School' is my favorite of all the teen comedies of the 80's. It's not rocket science but it's a lot of fun and worth a laugh or two. Acting: * * * (Very Good) Writing / Direction: * * (OK) Technical Design: * * (OK) Music: * * * * (Excellent)

If you liked 'Fast Times at Ridgemont High' and 'Porky's' you may enjoy this one too.


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