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Screwballs (1983)

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

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Rick McKay
Kent Deuters ...
Brent Van Dusen III
Linda Speciale ...
Purity Busch
Alan Deveau ...
Howie Bates
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Bootsie Goodhead
Jason Warren ...
Melvin Jerkovski
Jim Coburn ...
Tim Stevenson
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
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Storyline

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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The comedy that goes all the way! See more »

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1 April 1983 (USA)  »

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Los rompecocos  »

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$800,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Kent Deuters also read for the role of Rick McKay. See more »

Goofs

When Purity Busch lies face down on the beach towel, she unties the neck straps of her bikini and spreads them out on the towel, but when she jumps up after being startled, the straps are tied behind her neck. See more »

Quotes

Howie Bates: Gee, girls, thanks. My first strike!
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Features The Big Bust Out (1972) See more »

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That's What It Takes
Written, Performed and Produced by Johnny Dee Fury
Copyright: Occidental Records
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Back in the day
3 June 2013 | by See all my reviews

Now if you watch/view this movie with "sentimental eyes", than you might enjoy this more. Also if you do weigh in the fact that it was made in a time, when it wasn't easy to come by nudity, you also will vote a bit more in favor of it. But time hasn't been good to the movie. It did not age well. There are a few very good and funny scenes here, but overall it has lost a lot of its "magic".

There is nudity and there is a lot of foul jokes in there. It was obviously inspired by "Porkys" and other sex teen comedies. They don't deny that, they actually embrace it, if you watch the interviews on the disc. There's also a special from a website that is covering nudity in movies. For them, the movie is in the "Hall of fame" ... of teen comedies that is.


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