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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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Bubba
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Miss Dutchbok
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Chauncey
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Ms. Copuletta
Jonathan Prince ...
Roy
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Mr. Flugel
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Coach Whelan
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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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Private School... for Girls  »

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Kathleen Wilhoite's film debut. See more »

Goofs

During the beach scene Jim and Chris are seen in the water completely submerged with their hair wet then in the following scene as they disrobe prior to having sex both have dry hair. See more »

Quotes

Miss Dutchbok: [Jordan is riding a horse with her top open until another girl rides over and pulls Jordan's top off completely, leaving her topless] That's the finest example of bareback riding I've ever seen.
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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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Great viewing
15 October 2005 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This movie was a great watch for me as a young girl. I have fond memories, the crude jokes, the gratuitous nudity and the humor and stereotypes that made the movie a classic in my books. At least it has a great storyline for a movie of this sort and makes for great viewing.

Betsy Russell on nude horseback is memorable and unforgettable, the sheer brassiness of this lass and do-whatever-it-takes attitude to steal Matthew Modine from Phoebe Cates by being terribly unsubtle in her advances to him. And Bubba... Bubba the hot-blooded horny male that desperately wants to get into the pants of every female student with his salivating and dirty character.

This is where I feel in love with Matthew Modine and also was my first naughty flick that I saw,nevertheless I think the casting was great and I don't think there has been any movie that has really outdone it in this genre. Great toilet humor. Good laugh and great hairstyles.A must see.


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