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1956: The shy Jonathan's luck with girls changes when he wins the rebellious Gene as a friend in his last year of highschool. Gene is adored by many girls and manages to teach Jonathan a ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Chris Nash ...
Gene Harbrough
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Kenny
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Claire Miller
Graham Jarvis ...
Mr. Miller
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Claude Harbrough
Darren Ewing ...
Ted
Dennis L. O'Connell ...
T.J.
Bob McGuire ...
Mr. Hewitt
Bryce Kasson ...
Robbie
Andrew Ream ...
Harry Horner
Julie Noble ...
Mrs. McCauley
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1956: The shy Jonathan's luck with girls changes when he wins the rebellious Gene as a friend in his last year of highschool. Gene is adored by many girls and manages to teach Jonathan a few lessons. Gene himself would rather just be with one girl: his girlfriend Bunny. But since his father is poor, her parents don't accept him. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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The first time seems like the worst time, but it's the one time you'll never forget!

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8 February 1985 (USA)  »

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Heart & Soul  »

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$8,700,000 (USA)
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Trivia

Screenwriter Noel Black has said this movie is "somewhat autobiographical". See more »

Goofs

When Kenny pulls into the gas station where Gene is working to pay off the repair bill on his father's car, the wing vent windows show signs of bubbling between the laminations. Since this movie was set in 1956, a 1955 automobile (the Chevy convertible) wouldn't show this result of the aging process. It's a phenomenon of safety glass that happens over several years of exposure to the elements. Also, there are no rubber window bumpers at the top of the driver and passenger side window tracks (directly behind the wing vent windows). See more »

Quotes

Gene Harbrough: [Referring to Kenny] Who's he, the town asshole?
Jonathan Bellah: Yeah. And he's really good at it, too.
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At the Hop
Written by John Madara (as John Medora), Artie Singer, Dave White (as David White)
Performed by Danny and the Juniors
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Some really laugh out loud scenes.
20 June 2002 | by See all my reviews

Although this movie is a bit corny at times, some of the scenes of Jonathan trying to "get" his first girl are just laugh out load, tears in your eyes funny. If you grew up in the 50's you would know what I mean.


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