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Joy of Sex (1984)

R  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  3 August 1984 (USA)
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Teenager Leslie Hindenberg, mistakenly believing she has just weeks to live, decides she will lose her virginity before she dies. Meanwhile, hormone-crazed Alan Holt pursues some sex for ... See full summary »

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Teenager Leslie Hindenberg, mistakenly believing she has just weeks to live, decides she will lose her virginity before she dies. Meanwhile, hormone-crazed Alan Holt pursues some sex for himself, with predictable results. Written by Aaron Teitlebaum <aaront@norden1.com>

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Somewhere between Virginity and Senility lies Paradise.

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Comedy | Romance

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3 August 1984 (USA)  »

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National Lampoon's The Joy of Sex  »

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Miguel A. Núñez Jr.'s film debut. See more »

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When getting a room to meet Inga, Alan is told to go to room 319 - the number on the door is shown clearly as Renato enters. When Carpenter later breaks down the door, it clearly says 302. See more »

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[first lines]
Leslie Hindenberg: Today is the first day of school.
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You Never Call
Written by Joey Harris
Performed by Joey Harris & the Speedsters
Courtesy of MCA Records, Inc. and RDM Records - A Division of Brighton Music Corp.
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I haven't seen a worse movie in quite some time.
26 December 1998 | by (Fort Collins, CO) – See all my reviews

This movie pulled out none of the stops. 80s High School movies aren't usually this painful to watch. The story had potential to be a fun High School movie, but fell far short of the mark. If it weren't for the fact that I couldn't sleep and it's the only thing on TV, I wouldn't have seen it -- and right now I wish I could have gone with my first impulse and given those sleeping pills a shot.


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