Lazy preppie Palmer Woodrow hires street-smart Eddie Keaton to go to school for him while he lives it up in Europe. Eddie falls in love with preppie gal Tracey, upsetting Biff, the Hoover Academy bully. When his bookie from the old neighborhood, Dice, comes to collect on Eddie's gambling debts and Palmer returns early from Europe, the the scheme slowly starts to unravel. Soon, Eddie can't even tell whose side he's really on. Written by
Tim Kretschmann <Tim.K@VirComm.com>
If you can't make . . . fake it!
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Did You Know?
When reviewing the film for 'The New York Times' film critic Vincent Canby
walked out of the movie after about seeing an hour of it. See more
The girl school mixer band's rendition of My Sharona in no way corresponds to the band's physical movements. There is not even anyone singing when the vocals are being heard. See more
Ladies and gentlemen, it looks like, yes it is! It's slicing toward the elm trees!
Who are you, Curt fucking Gowdy?
Palmer and Eddie will return in Tourista Coming Soon See more
Takin' the Brakes Off
Written by Leo Sayer
, Alex Masters and Les Davidson
Performed by Leo Sayer
Courtesy of Chrysalis and Jambo Records See more