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Director:
Writers:
Dennis Feldman (screenplay) and
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Release Date:
26 April 1985 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Terry Griffith is about to go where no woman has gone before.
Plot:
Terry Griffith has got it all -- looks, popularity, the perfect college boyfriend, and an article that's... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
3 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
One of my favs of the '80s See more (62 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Joyce Hyser ... Terry Griffith

Clayton Rohner ... Rick Morehouse

Billy Jayne ... Buddy Griffith (as Billy Jacoby)

Toni Hudson ... Denise

William Zabka ... Greg Tolan

Leigh McCloskey ... Kevin

Sherilyn Fenn ... Sandy

Deborah Goodrich ... Deborah

Arye Gross ... Willie

Robert Fieldsteel ... Phil
Stuart Charno ... Reptile

John Apicella ... Coach Mickey Morrison

Kenneth Tigar ... Mr. Raymaker

Steven Basil ... Mark (as Steve Basil)
J. Williams ... Julian & Prom Band - Brock / Davis
Don Blanton ... Jimmy
Ramon Chavez ... Mr. Mendosa
Frank Sprague ... Mr. Grasso
Emily Ragsdale ... English Teacher
Richard Blake ... Janitor
Mickey Guinn ... Security Guard
Stacy Blythe ... Linda
Anthony Galde ... Ralph
Linda Kelly ... Betty
Kim Norwitz ... Jill
Kim Studer ... Beth
Joseph Finsterwald ... Freshman

Katy Boyer ... Jeanine
Troy Clegg ... Cool Guy #1
Randy Mooers ... Cool Guy #2
Brian Melrose ... Boy in Locker Room
Tony Brock ... Prom Band - Brock / Davis
Jay W. Davis ... Prom Band - Brock / Davis (as Jay Davis)
John Coury ... Prom Band - Brock / Davis
James Michael Zavala ... Prom Band - Brock / Davis
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Cait Brennan ... Student At Dance (uncredited)
Travis Dutch ... Freshman (uncredited)
Bryn Pryor ... Student (uncredited)

Directed by
Lisa Gottlieb 
 
Writing credits
Dennis Feldman (screenplay) and
Jeff Franklin (screenplay)

Dennis Feldman (story)

Produced by
Dennis Feldman .... co-producer
Andrew Fogelson .... producer
Jeff Franklin .... executive producer
Don McFarlane .... associate producer
Peck Prior .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Tom Scott 
 
Cinematography by
John McPherson (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Tony Lombardo 
 
Casting by
Annette Benson 
 
Production Design by
Paul Peters 
 
Set Decoration by
Richard Reams 
 
Makeup Department
David Quashnick .... makeup artist (as David Quaschnick)
Marvin C. Thompson .... makeup artist (as Tommy Thompson)
Yolanda Toussieng .... dept. head hair stylist
Frank Westmore .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Don Goldman .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Dennis Capps .... second assistant director
Bill Scott .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Bruce Andrews .... lead man
Bruce J. Gfeller .... construction coordinator (as Bruce Gfeller)
Fred Lucky .... illustrator
Vic Petrotta Jr. .... property master (as Vic Petrotta)
 
Sound Department
Wayne Artman .... sound re-recording mixer
Tom Beckert .... sound re-recording mixer
Jim Bullock .... sound editor
Neil Burrow .... sound editor
Tom E. Dahl .... sound re-recording mixer (as Tom Dahl)
Anna R. Delanzo .... cable person (as Anna Delanzo)
Doreen A. Dixon .... adr editor
Mark Gordon .... sound editor (as Mark S. Gordon)
Petur Hliddal .... production sound mixer (as Peter Hliddal)
Joseph Holsen .... sound editor (as Joseph Holesen)
Tom McCarthy Jr. .... supervising sound editor
Roger Pietschmann .... boom operator
Vanessa Theme Ament .... foley artist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
John Frazier .... special effects
 
Stunts
Sandy Berumen .... stunts
Steve M. Davison .... stunt coordinator
Steve M. Davison .... stunts
Matt Johnston .... stunts
Diane Peterson .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Ron Batzdorff .... still photographer (as Ronald Batzdorff)
Mitchell Block .... second assistant camera
Carl Fischer .... playback operator
Jud Kehl .... first assistant camera
Norman G. Langley .... camera operator (as Norman Langley)
David Macdonald .... dolly grip (as Dave MacDonald)
Ron Record .... key grip
Keith Roverud .... best boy
Jack S. Schlosser .... chief lighting technician (as Jack Schlosser)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
George L. Little .... costumer: men (as George Little)
Linda Matthews .... costumer: women
 
Editorial Department
Gina Lombardo .... apprentice editor
Lou Lombardo .... supervising film editor
Kenneth C. Paonessa .... first assistant editor
Stephen M. Tucker .... assistant editor (as Stephen Tucker)
 
Music Department
Kevin Benson .... music supervisor: Cinemusic
Jay Graydon .... music arranger
Jay Graydon .... music producer
Irwin Mazur .... music supervisor: Cinemusic
Ted Whitfield .... music editor
 
Transportation Department
Lonnie Gray .... transportation captain: Phoenix
Tom Marshall .... transportation captain
Frank Mejerski .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Kay Cox .... animal wrangler
Sue Donoghue .... unit publicist
Patricia Fay .... location manager
Barbara George .... assistant to producer
Jeffrey J. Kiehlbauch .... executive assistant: Mr. Franklin (as Jeff Kiehlbauch)
Margaret Linn .... assistant: Ms. Gottlieb
Kristi Morais .... production intern
Barbara Raynard .... production assistant
Dorothy Schlom .... location auditor
Marshall Schlom .... script supervisor
Barbara Scott .... production assistant
Jennifer Stace .... choreographer
Anita Terrian .... production coordinator
Zelig Walters .... caterer
Rusty Warren .... location auditor
 

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90 min | Sweden:100 min
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Trivia:
In the boy's restroom at the high school, there is graffiti on a stall that reads: LISA + JOYCE ARE SLUTS, an in-joke referring to star Joyce Hyser and director Lisa Gottlieb.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Buddy answers the door and it's Terry, he's holding a slice of pizza and a can of Coca-Cola. Immediately after that when Buddy and Terry walk upstairs, Buddy is now holding and drinking a can of Fosters Beer, while still eating the same slice of pizza.See more »
Quotes:
Terry:Budster, there's a half-naked woman in your bedroom feeding pizza to some fish, and she's all yours.
Buddy:Sounds too kinky for me.
Terry:Buddy, she needs you. I need you. You need her.
Buddy:Is she really half-naked?
Terry:Maybe more by now.
Buddy:What if you're lying?
Terry:What if I'm not?
Buddy:Good point - if I'm not back in a week, forward my mail.
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22 out of 22 people found the following review useful.
One of my favs of the '80s, 9 January 2001
Author: (timmauk@hotmail.com) from st. pete, fl usa

I got this movie at a rental store in 1985. It had already been out and I guess didn't do well so it went straight to video. We asked the guy at the counter what was a good movie to see. He recommended this one. Good choice. I must have seen it about 25 times now.

It's a cute movie about a girl who thinks she's a hot shot school reporter but she gets shot down during a school contest. Winner of the contest gets to work at a real paper during the summer. So she gets in drag(?) as a boy and goes to another school to resubmit it there. Still doesn't get accepted. So the teacher tells her to think of another story with an interesting angle. This is how she turns her future experences as a boy at that new school into "I was a teenage boy for eight weeks"!

This has old stars and new ones in it. Old being Leigh McCloskey from "Dallas" (as the boyfriend) and Toni Hudson of "Cross Creek" and "Places In the Heart" (as the girlfriend). The new stars are Arye Gross from TV's "Ellen" (as one of the geeks), William Zabka of the "Karate Kid" (as the bully), and Sherilyn Fenn of Twin Peaks (as girl who wants the new kid).

Clayton Ruhner is very good in his second ever role. Joyce Hyser is cute and funny as the girl/boy. Though her character is a bit stuckup, she changes her view in at the end. After all, beauty has fallen for the beast, er.. I mean geek. The rest of the cast is good and together makes this movie fun to watch.

Special mention to Billy Jayne as the horny brother who is so desperate to have sex he will try anything to get it. If you get a chance to see it unedited, do it and I know that you will enjoy this cute look at '80s teenage life. Though I don't remember school being like this.

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