Growing Pains (1984)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  November 1984 (USA)
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Four teens on the run from an orphanage spring a fellow orphan recently adopted by a rich family, then trash the whole house.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Girl Joey (as Pamela Segall)
Georg Olden ...
Michael Hentz ...
Mouse / Bartholomew
Joey Coleman ...
Christopher Brown ...
Sister Serena
Mr. Kurtz
Gladys Fitzpatrick
Warren Fitzpatrick
Stephen Stucker ...
Dr. Bender
Sarah Fitzpatrick
John Paul Lussier ...
Garth Fitzpatrick
Mrs. Slatt
Hy Pyke ...
Mr. Slatt
Gertrude Flynn ...
Mother Celestina


Four teens on the run from an orphanage spring a fellow orphan recently adopted by a rich family, then trash the whole house.

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Girl Joey: Hey! Pick on somebody your own size!
Piper: Are you a boy or a girl?
Girl Joey: What difference does that make?
Piper: Yeah, obviously a girl.
Whitey: Typical homo. You can't even tell the difference.
Piper: You guys are so lame.
Girl Joey: You've got a lot to learn.
Piper: Yeah,too bad I won't be around here to learn.
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Greatest Eighties Movie ever
27 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you can find this movie, it is your destiny to see it. My dad rented it when I was eight. I made him copy it so I could watch it every day. Bad Manners(aka growing Pains, Goonies and Ferris Beuler were the only three movies that I would watch when I was a kid. That may give you some idea of the prestige of this movie. The guy who wrote this movie is a God. The scene in the bus stop is one of the most memorable scenes in any movie ever. Why does everyone start kissing when the fire alarm goes off? I have no idea, but I love it. My best friend Chris saw this movie too. We always talk about it. No one else I've ever met has ever heard of it. I used to think the orphan girl with the black hair in it was hot. I am about to see what other movies she was in. maybe she ended up doing a porn after this. I will have to check.

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