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Release Date:
6 April 1984 (USA) See more »
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Great, lighthearted fun trip of 80's nostalgia See more (14 total) »


  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Lisa Hartman ... Jennie Cooper

Lorna Luft ... Carole Singer

Wendy Schaal ... Sandra Roxbury

Lynn-Holly Johnson ... Laurie Jameson

Russell Todd ... Scott Nash

Howard McGillin ... Chip

Christopher McDonald ... Tony

Daniel McDonald ... Camden Roxbury

Alana Stewart ... Maggie

Louise Sorel ... Barbara Roxbury
Danny B. Harvey ... The Rockats (as Danny Harvey)
Michael K. Osborn ... The Rockats (as Michael Osborn)
Dibbs Preston ... The Rockats
Barry Ryan ... The Rockats
Smutty Smiff ... The Rockats
Asher Brauner ... Officer Ernie Gasso
Barry Marder ... Rappaport
Glenn Super ... Mr. Bullhorn
Jude Cole ... Jude

George Coutoupis ... Ray
Stephen Moore ... Jeff
Toby Lyons ... Himself
Don Cox ... Himself
Robert Goodman ... Gary
Dara Sedaka ... Christine
Frank Zagarino ... Conan
Jerri Lynn Davis ... Stripper at Party
Eduardo Corbe ... Hector
Leigh Torlage ... Mr. Bullhorn's Victim
Eileen Ward ... Girl in Boots
Glenn Maska ... Bartender

Dan Fitzgerald ... Sgt. Porter
Mal Jones ... Guy in Jail #1
John Nittolo ... Guy in Jail #2
Florance McGee ... Dowageress #1
Dee Dee Deering ... Dowageress #2
Jorge Gil ... Ned
Joe Cerwin ... Oberlin Student
Rand Woodbury ... Guy with Cat
Susan Teesdale ... Hot Bod Contest Winner
Thomas J. Manning ... Skydiver #1
Paul Alvarez ... Skydiver #2
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

April Audia ... Student (uncredited)
Sherman 'Big Train' Bergman ... Spring Break Student (uncredited)

Fritz Bronner ... Frat Boy 2 (uncredited)
Robert Levy ... Spring Break Student (uncredited)
Kriston Rutherford ... Girl at Party (uncredited)

Todd Stockman ... Guy at Pool Party (uncredited)

Max Wasa ... Kandy (uncredited)
BoBo Wilson ... Spring Break Student (uncredited)

Directed by
Hy Averback 
Writing credits
Stu Krieger (screenplay) and
Jeff Burkhart (screenplay)

Glendon Swarthout (novel "Where the Boys Are")

Produced by
Jeff Apple .... executive producer
Allan Carr .... producer
Terence A. Donnelly .... executive producer (as Terry Donnelly)
Denis Pregnolato .... associate producer
Original Music by
Sylvester Levay 
Cinematography by
James A. Contner (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Bobbie Shapiro 
Melvin Shapiro 
Casting by
Joe Reich 
Production Design by
Michael Baugh 
Set Decoration by
Don K. Ivey 
Costume Design by
Marla Denise Schlom 
Makeup Department
Verne Caruso .... hair stylist
Elizabeth Lambert .... makeup artist
Production Management
Howard P. Alston .... executive in charge of production
Terence A. Donnelly .... unit production manager (as Terry Donnelly)
James Potter .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Maximilian Bing .... first assistant director
James M. Freitag .... second assistant director
John Syrjamaki .... second assistant director
Art Department
Thomas Cocheo .... property master (as Tom Cocheo)
Gabriel C. Ell .... construction coordinator (as Gabriel Ell)
George Fidler .... assistant propman
O.C. Whiddon .... construction foreman
Sound Department
Ronaye Boyle .... assistant sound editor
Brad Gilderman .... sound consultant
Robert W. Glass Jr. .... sound re-recording mixer
David J. Hudson .... sound re-recording mixer
Jack Kirschner .... sound editor
Don Merritt .... boom operator
David Schneiderman .... production sound mixer
Chester Slomka .... sound editor
William L. Stevenson .... supervising sound editor (as William Stevenson)
Ray West .... sound re-recording mixer
Special Effects by
J.B. Jones .... special effects
M. James Arnett .... stunt coordinator (as James Arnett)
M. James Arnett .... stunt double (as James Arnett)
Courtney Brown .... stunts
Kelly Browning .... stunts
Alex Edlin .... stunts
Artie Malesci .... stunts
Betty Raymond .... stunt double
Chick Bernhardt .... stunts (uncredited)
Luke Halpin .... stunt coordinator (uncredited)
Marc Mercury .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
William D. Barber .... first assistant camera
Bert Bertolami .... best boy grip
Jack Lee Gary .... second assistant camera
Ed Knott Jr. .... key grip
Michael McGowan .... camera operator
Walter G. Morris Jr. .... gaffer
Ron Phillips .... still photographer
Norman Zuckerman .... best boy
Jerry Bertolami .... dolly grip (uncredited)
Casting Department
Lynn Latham .... casting coordinator: Florida (as Lynne M. Latham)
Beverly McDermott .... casting: Florida
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Linda Benedict-Pierce .... costumer (as Linda Benedict)
Mary Lou Byrd .... costumer (as Mary Lou Byrd)
Marla Denise Schlom .... costume coordinator
Marla Denise Schlom .... costume supervisor
Bobbie To .... fashions
Music Department
Andy D'Addario .... music scoring mixer
Sylvester Levay .... conductor
Edward Malone .... assistant music editor
Denis Pregnolato .... music supervisor
William Saracino .... supervising music editor
Tony Stevens .... musical staging
James Thatcher .... musician: french horn (uncredited)
Transportation Department
William Foster .... transportation co-captain (as William M. Foster)
Bill Rogers .... transportation captain
Other crew
Jeanne Abbott .... production estimator
Deborah Brass .... assistant production coordinator
Tammie N. Connolly .... production assistant
Brian Lindquist .... unit publicist
Tony Lutz .... assistant to the producer
Terry Miller .... production assistant
William Munns .... designer: "Dave" (as Bill Munns)
Susana Preston .... script supervisor
Bill Rose Sr. .... assistant production auditor
Roberta Rose .... production auditor
Judy Schuman .... production associate
Jeffrey W. Stacey .... location manager (as Jeff W. Stacey)
Mimi Stacey .... production coordinator
Tony Stevens .... choreographer
Judy Thomason .... assistant production coordinator
Sherry Thorup .... production assistant
D. Rex Downham .... craft service (uncredited)

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94 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

The "'84" in the film's title appears everywhere but in the actual movie. The opening titles simply read "Where the Boys Are".See more »
Laurie Jameson:[looking at Conan's penis] Yeah? So where's the rest of it? I'll see *you* in small claims court.See more »
Movie Connections:
References "Gilligan's Island" (1964)See more »
Rip It UpSee more »


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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Great, lighthearted fun trip of 80's nostalgia, 2 August 2011
Author: dizzymerc21 from Dorset, England

I have never felt the need to post here before, although I do frequently read the reviews of other members. I am doing so purely out of dismay at some of the negatives this movie (in my humble opinion) has been given. Obviously, I am far from a film snob and my reasons for enjoying any movie, no doubt come from a very different place than some reviewers, but I consider myself pretty well educated and I have seen many truly dreadful films in my time. This however, is not one of them. I appreciate that it's pretty cheesy fare - just as it was in the 80's when I first saw it - but to me that's part of its charm. It's a lighthearted, feel good and fun way to spend a couple of hours, while reminiscing what was for me, a very special time. It's true that certain scenes (1 in particular for me) do and always have, make me cringe a little but for this movie, that is a positive. There are also many laughs to be had and for me, any film that can entertain throughout and leave me smiling as this one does, has earned its rightful place in my collection and deserves a little more respect for those reasons. I only wish I could find it on DVD, as my well viewed VHS version has definitely seen better days.

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