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The Wild Life (1984)

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Eighties teen romp involving Bill and his new apartment, Jim and his rebellious antics, Tom and his crazy self, and Anita with her older man David.

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Cast

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Tom Drake (as Christopher Penn)
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Jim Conrad
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Bill Conrad
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Eileen
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Anita
Brin Berliner ...
Tony
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Harry
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David Curtiss
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Donna (as Susan Blackstone)
Cari Anne Warder ...
Julie
Robert Ridgely ...
Craig Davis
Jack Kehoe ...
Mr. Parker
Simone White ...
Brenda (as Jennifer White)
Beth McKinley ...
Robin
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Vince
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Eighties teen romp involving Bill and his new apartment, Jim and his rebellious antics, Tom and his crazy self, and Anita with her older man David. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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It brings all your fantasies to life. See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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28 September 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Attention Délires!  »

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$9,500,000 (USA)
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Trivia

According to Lea Thompson, she had a nude scene that was cut out of the final print. According to her, it was "too sexy" for the film. See more »

Goofs

When the guys are driving to the strip club, you can clearly see a cop car blocking a side street to prevent any cars from interrupting the filming on the main street they are driving on. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Tom Drake: It's casual.
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Connections

References Apocalypse Now (1979) See more »

Soundtracks

IN THE METAL OF THE NIGHT
Performed by Hanover Fist
Courtesy of MCA Records, Inc.
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Puhleez, you got to be kidding me!
2 July 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Anyway I am of this era. I graduated Class of '84. Even saw Night Ranger at Disney World on my grad nite. Fashion and style this movie exemplifies the '80's. Mostly very week. I hate Chris Penn's character. He's looks so much like Alex Winter from Bill and Ted's Excellent Advernture it is scary. Just I hate his character. He has a dumb vacuous look at his face. And he is an idiot. His only funny scene I thought was when he picked up the bridal mannequin in the mall. Otherwise horrible character. A waste of space. Eric Stolz and Lea Thompson, at least you cared about them. The kid in the army jacket was cool and he should have hooked up with the girl he liked in the end. Jeez she does look familiar. I wish someone would tell me who she is. Pretty lame overall. I watched and I was high and didn't enjoy that much. If this was Chris Penn's leading role magnum opus he should be glad he died. No offense. He was much better in Footloose. Anyhow it had potential to better, but didn't try. Lame ending too.


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