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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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Sister Serena: I hope you realize you're going to eat that, young man. All of it!
Piper: I'm not hungry.
'Chubby': Looks good to me.
Sister Serena: Can it, Chubby! Piper, eat.
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Motorcycle Midget
Written by Russell Mael
Performed by Sparks
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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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