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Director:
Writers:
Wayne Crawford (writer)
Andrew Lane (writer)
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Release Date:
29 April 1983 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
When punk meets prom the fun begins! [Video Australia] See more »
Plot:
Julie, a girl from the valley, meets Randy, a punk from the city. They are from different worlds and find love... See more » | Full synopsis »
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User Reviews:
cool movie, awesome soundtrack!!! See more (73 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Nicolas Cage ... Randy

Deborah Foreman ... Julie Richman

Elizabeth Daily ... Loryn

Michael Bowen ... Tommy

Cameron Dye ... Fred Bailey

Heidi Holicker ... Stacey

Michelle Meyrink ... Suzi Brent
Tina Theberge ... Samantha

Lee Purcell ... Beth Brent

Richard Sanders ... Drivers' Ed Teacher

Colleen Camp ... Sarah Richman

Frederic Forrest ... Steve Richman
David Ensor ... Skip

Joanne Baron ... Prom Teacher

Tony Plana ... Low Rider
Tony Markes ... Brad

Christopher Murphy ... Ralphie
Robby Romero ... Doug

Camille Calvet ... Allyson (as Camille Calvert)
Lisa Antille ... Friend At Beach
Theresa Hayes ... Cindy
Andrew Winner ... Customer At Counter
Betsy Bond ... Marie
Laura Jacoby ... Peggy
Karl Johnson ... Club Bouncer

Joyce Hyser ... Joyce (as Joyce Heiser)
Michael Wyle ... Arthur

Steve Sayre ... Club Frisker (as Stephen Sayre)

Wayne Crawford ... Lyle
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
The Plimsouls ... Themselves

Steven Bauer ... Guy In Pink Shirt (uncredited)
Peter Case ... Himself (member, The Plimsouls) (uncredited)
Josie Cotton ... Prom group singer (uncredited)
Helen Kelly ... Girl at the Party (uncredited)
Troy Martin ... Rocky Horror Fan (uncredited)
Prescott Niles ... Bass player (uncredited)

Directed by
Martha Coolidge 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Wayne Crawford  writer
Andrew Lane  writer

Produced by
Thomas Coleman .... executive producer
Wayne Crawford .... producer
Andrew Lane .... producer
Michael Rosenblatt .... executive producer
J. David Williams .... co-executive producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Marc Levinthal 
Scott Wilk 
 
Cinematography by
Frederick Elmes 
 
Film Editing by
Éva Gárdos  (as Eva Gardos)
 
Casting by
Annette Benson 
 
Production Design by
Marya Delia Javier 
 
Set Decoration by
Barbara Benz 
 
Makeup Department
Kathy W. Estocin .... hair stylist (as Kathy Estocin)
Katharina Hirsch-Smith .... makeup artist (as Katharina Hirsch)
Lisa Sunok .... assistant hair stylist
 
Production Management
Nancy Israel .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
H. Gordon Boos .... second assistant director
Michael Hacker .... first assistant director
Nancy Israel .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Carl Aldana .... assistant art director
Kathleen Flannery .... art department assistant
Kathleen Flannery .... assistant set decorator
Linda Linn .... art department assistant
Linda Linn .... property master
 
Sound Department
Gary Alexander .... sound re-recording mixer
Beau Biggart .... sound editor
Bob Biggart .... supervising sound editor
David Brownlow .... sound mixer
Robert Knudson .... sound re-recording mixer (as Buzz Knudsen)
Larry Stensvold .... sound re-recording mixer
Russell Williams II .... boom operator (as Russell Williams)
 
Stunts
Don Camp .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Karen Bean .... first assistant camera
Peter Brill .... still photographer
Don Cirillo .... camera operator: second unit
Joy Cohen .... second assistant camera
Donne Daniels .... key grip
Timothy F. Hannon .... grip
Earl Harvey .... grip
Steve Jezewski .... grip
Michael Katz .... gaffer
James Kimura .... best boy
Tom Richmond .... electrician
Don Robinson .... key grip
 
Casting Department
Janet Cunningham .... extras casting
Glenis Wootton Gross .... casting assistant
Cindy Weiss .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sean Frye .... wardrobe consultant
Chloe King .... costume jewelry
Barbara Smith .... wardrobe
Mindy Tennen .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Joe Hutshing .... assistant editor (as Joseph E. Hutshing)
Gary Reisfield .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Bob Biggart .... music editor
Michael Papale .... musical supervisor
 
Other crew
Albert Barosso .... assistant to director
Nancy Battaglia .... production coordinator
Veronica Flynn .... script supervisor
Jim Hill .... production assistant
Portia Iversen .... craft service
Gary A. Lowe .... location manager
Toni MacDonald .... production assistant
Tony Markes .... production assistant
Jack M. Nietzsche Jr. .... production assistant (as Jack Nietzsche Jr.)
Bruce Schwartz .... production coordinator
Aleen Stein .... production assistant (as Alieen Stein)
Alfred Dzina .... set security (uncredited)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"College Lovers" - Philippines (English title)
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Runtime:
99 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The producers of this film approached Frank Zappa about making a film based on his hit single "Valley Girl" (released May 1982), but he refused, leading the producers to make the film without his involvement. Zappa later sued them but lost the case.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Loryn, Stacey, and Suzi meet Julie at Du-par's, Stacey's books are already on the table when Julie begins to speak. When the camera pans over to Stacey, however, she is still holding her books; it is only after then that she lays them down.See more »
Quotes:
Julie Richman:[to her friends] Man, he's like tripendicular, ya know?See more »
Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
Johnny Are You Queer?See more »

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12 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
cool movie, awesome soundtrack!!!, 18 June 2000
Author: sweetp11 from Santa Maria California

I really liked this movie, it totally reminds me of my high school days. The soundtrack is awesome. I am a huge nic cage fan and this is my favorite movie that he is in. I love the storyline, it is a total love story, against the odds kind of thing. I think anyone who graduated in the early eighties (1980-1984) should see the movie. It totally brought back memories of high school for me.

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