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Growing Pains (1984)

R | | Comedy | November 1984 (USA)
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 (as Pamela Segall)
Georg Olden ...
Piper
Michael Hentz ...
Mouse / Bartholomew
Joey Coleman ...
Whitey
Christopher Brown ...
Blackie
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Sister Serena
Murphy Dunne ...
Mr. Kurtz
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Gladys Fitzpatrick
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Warren Fitzpatrick
Stephen Stucker ...
Dr. Bender
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Sarah Fitzpatrick
John Paul Lussier ...
Garth Fitzpatrick
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Mrs. Slatt
Hy Pyke ...
Mr. Slatt
Gertrude Flynn ...
Mother Celestina
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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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Bad Manners  »

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Quotes

Mr. Kurtz: Did I hear cheering? I thought I heard cheering.
Mouse: So what if you did?
Girl Joey: Yeah!
Blackie: Yeah!
Whitey: Yeah!
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Referenced in Best of the Worst: Wheel of the Worst #2 (2013) See more »

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Things Can Change Overnight
Performed by Adele Bertei
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Ring For De Soup? Karen Black is awesome!!
10 September 2003 | by (australia) – See all my reviews

Never mind its obscurity , fans of 80s glossy childish trash will love this as well as young teenagers who may find it a little dated.Altenatively known as BAD MANNERS in Australia Karen Black stars and is in full nerosis here and has never been better. Rumour has it this canadian made curiousity was first put forward by Disney who later backed out of the project. Younger Fans of REFORM SCHOOL GIRLS should eat this up with Martin Mull, that blonde girl with the annoying voice in Twin Peaks, Russ Meyers ex wife and a cast of unknowns who fit with the zany acting style this movie requires. Has a snippet of SHOGUN ASSASSIN and band SPARKS supply the excellent soundtrack.If anyone knows if a LP or CD exists please contact me!!! I thought it was goofy and great!


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