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Manolo (as Nick Corri)
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Al
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Maria
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Vlad (as Klaus Loewitsch)
Christopher Rydell ...
Bob Jensen
Christie Claridge ...
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Reilly
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Irene Olga López ...
Rosario
Bernard Spiegel ...
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Paris Blonde
Tiina Maria ...
Heidi
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Jonathan plays a game called Gotcha in which he hunts and is hunted by other students with paint guns. After a big win, he goes off for a vacation in France where he meets the sexy Sasha who says she is only interested in him because he is a virgin. She takes him with her to East Germany where they are separated and he has to escape back to the west on his own, all the while being trailed by East German spies. He arrives home only to find the game is still going on, and a canister of film is in his backpack. Then Sasha re-appears. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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$8,800,000 (USA)
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The inappropriate French phrase that Jonathan (Anthony Edwards) said to a French girl in Paris was: "Voulez-vous se couchez avec moi". See more »

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The tranquilizer used on the tiger in the classroom, Phencyclidine (PCP), brand name Sernyl was introduced as a human tranquilizer in 1953. but owing to adverse effects among human patients, it was withdrawn from the market in 1965 and relegated to a veterinary-only tranquilizer. However, PCP continued to cause unpredictable reactions among animal subjects. It also became popular among recreational drug users in the 1960s and 1970s as Angel Dust, and veterinarians found their offices and labs broken into by users looking for the drug. Thus, the use of PCP, or Sernyl, declined precipitously and generally was not used at all among vets by the mid-seventies. Therefore, a college veterinary program would not provide its instructors with PCP, a dangerous and disused tranquilizer, for its instructors. They certainly would not keep a dangerous drug in a classroom cabinet where Jonathan could steal it and shoot people with tranquilizer darts. PCP side effects include paranoia, dissociative delirium, hallucinations, and a myriad of unpleasant somatic symptoms. The physiological, chemical, and behavioral effects can be lethal in some cases. See more »

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Professor: Go ahead. Make my day.
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References The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948) See more »

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Two Tribes
Written by Peter Gill, Holly Johnson & Mark O'Toole
Performed by Frankie Goes to Hollywood
Produced by Trevor Horn
Courtesy of ZTT/Island Records, Inc.
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Great Movie
5 April 2004 | by (Austin, TX) – See all my reviews

I remember seeing this movie when it first came out, it instantly became one of my favorites. IT was fun, had a nice plot, and Linda Fiorentino was a bombshell. If those that have seen it did not notice, but this movie can pretty much be single handedly thanked for PAINTBALL. In fact when the movie came out they even had the Gotcha Guns, which was pitched by quarterback Jim McMahon. The game was played by Anthony edwards(E.R, Top Gun) and his friends around college, they each had a id card and were assigned a person to kill, honestly I thought it to be a great idea that could be a lot of fun.so everyone that is out there playing paintball every weekend which I am sure there are a lot of you, thank this movie. If you are a fan of the 80's this is a definite must see.




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