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Paradise Motel (1985)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  January 1985 (USA)
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Sam Kehoe moves from Seattle to a new school in California. Trying to make friends, Sam manages to free up the honeymoon suite in his dad's motel so his friends are able to use the room for... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Sam Kehoe
Robert Krantz ...
Mick Thurster
Jonna Leigh Stack ...
Laura Phillips
Bob Basso ...
Mr. Kehoe
Dena Tencate ...
Vicki Meyers
Colleen McDermott ...
Debbie Meyers
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Shooter Spinelli
Rick Gibbs ...
Danny Williams
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Coach Martins
Laurie Gould ...
Mrs. Kehoe
Kelly Holland ...
Coach's Wife (Betty)
Meredith Duncan ...
Belly
Ordelle Smith ...
Lance
Phillo Bumsteader ...
Pool Player #1
Joseph Richards ...
Pool Player #2
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Sam Kehoe moves from Seattle to a new school in California. Trying to make friends, Sam manages to free up the honeymoon suite in his dad's motel so his friends are able to use the room for sex. Written by Eric LeSatz <eric@imagin.net>

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Where room service comes with more than a smile ...

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Feature film debut of J.J. Cohen. See more »

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When Sam drives the motel car to school on the second day, the life-size plastic hula girl is on top. But when he pulls up to park, it's back inside, where he had put it the day before. See more »

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Cute movie
9 July 2002 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

I have only seen this movie once when it came out back in 1985 at the movie theatre. It's not really memorable, but the plot is cute. A teenage guy whose father owns a motel makes friends at his new high school by offering the honeymoon suite for them to get busy in! Only in the '80s could a movie like this be pulled off! It's light entertainment, and is actually entertaining. It's not one of the better '80s teen flicks, but it's not offensive either. It's just a cute little flick that just sort of came and went, but largely has been forgotten.


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