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Screwballs (1983)

R | | Comedy | 1 April 1983 (USA)
Frolicking youth comedy about zany high school students set in the 1960s.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rick McKay
Kent Deuters ...
Brent Van Dusen III
Linda Speciale ...
Purity Busch
Alan Deveau ...
Howie Bates
Bootsie Goodhead
Jason Warren ...
Melvin Jerkovski
James Coburn ...
Tim Stevenson (as Jim Coburn)
Terrea Smith ...
Rhonda Rockett (as Terrea Foster)
Donnie Bowes ...
Principal Stuckoff
Kimberly Brooks ...
Miss Boudoir
Nicky Fylan ...
Vince the Prince
Paula Farmer ...
Miss Shivers
Joe Crozier ...
Ward Busch
Heather Smith ...
June Busch
Nola Wale ...
Mrs. Roach


Starting a new tradition of sex comedy, T & A High School, five boys meet in the detention room thanks to the evil virgin princess Purity Busch. RICK - dressed as a doctor and gave breast exams to the high school new comers. BRENT - sexually teased Purity in French class. MELVIN - caught masturbating in the meat locker. HOWIE - rearranged the mirrors in order to see up the skirts of cheerleaders after practice. And TIM - tricked into entering the girls washroom. Each one fooled by Purity, they want revenge. Each one makes a pact to deflower the virgin, but all have failed. Their only chance is to work together with others of the school to get her at the homecoming game. Written by Wallace Entertainment

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Release Date:

1 April 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Los rompecocos  »

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$800,000 (estimated)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Did You Know?


The movie's bright color scheme was inspired by the "Archie" comic strip. See more »


When Jerkofski is getting set up with the spy gear on the beach, a character say "I saw this on 'Mission Impossible'". That show first aired in 1966, and the movie takes place before that. See more »


Rick McKay: Hey, Jerkovski! Back again, eh? Where'd you beat off this time, study hall?
Melvin Jerkovski: No, meat locker.
Brent Van Dusen III: Smart thinking, Mel. No better place to beat the meat, huh?
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References Machine-Gun Kelly (1958) See more »


Shake That Thing
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Copyright: Occidental Records
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25 September 1999 | by See all my reviews

as i said in the other comment screwballs is one of my

favorite movies of all time. mainly because of how funny,and entertaining it is. screwballs is the best sex

comedy of all time! i grew-up on watching this movie. even

though i couldn't understand a lot of jokes i still for

some reason liked it back then. now i understand all the

jokes,and laugh at all of them. it's a movie set in the

1960s. the movie is about five guys at a high school full

of weird,and sex-craved people. the five guys kind of make

a pact to get a shot at the only virgin in their high school. purity bush in all her glory. the five guys are

pretty much all different. they include a guy who's always

bouncing a small ball on the ground where ever he goes,a

guy who's always carrying around a tennis racket,an over

weight guy who's always masturbating,a nerdy guy who's

always scaming ways to look under girl's dresses or to get

them to fall for him in weird ways. and finally a new guy

in school who's really not much of a stereotype. all the

characters are very funny. they all try to get a shot at purity. every time they try to get her is very funny.

it's not for everyone,but it's a must-see for anymore who

loves sex comedies. i give screwballs ***1/2 out of ****

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