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Mischief (1985)

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

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Gene Harbrough
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Kenny
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Claire Miller
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Mr. Miller
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Claude Harbrough
Darren Ewing ...
Ted
Dennis L. O'Connell ...
T.J.
Bob McGuire ...
Mr. Hewitt
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Robbie
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Harry Horner
Julie Noble ...
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In 1956, the shy Jonathan's luck with girls changes when he wins the rebellious Gene as a friend in his last year of high school. 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. However, 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

Although Terry O'Quinn plays Chris Nash's father, he is less than nine years his senior in real life. See more »

Goofs

In the fight scene at the drive in, hamburgers on the menu on the wall are 95 cents - a little steep for 1955, or 1965 as far as that goes. See more »

Quotes

Gene Harbrough: You may not be the biggest stud, Jonathan. But, at least you have a family.
Jonathan Bellah: You can *have* my *brother*!
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References Teenage Rebel (1956) See more »

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It's All in the Game
Written by Carl Sigman, Charles Dawes (as Gen. Charles G. Dawes)
Performed by Tommy Edwards
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An 80's Classic
16 December 2000 | by (Tennessee) – See all my reviews

I agree with my fellow reviewer that this movie is a lost gem. However, I would not consider it a typical 80's teenage sex movie. This movie is an eloquent and witty portrayal of love-stuck adolescence at its most hilarious. While the film does contain nudity and boozing, these situations are presented in such a way as could only offend the most prudish of characters. There is something innocent and refreshing about the emotions that occompany this period of every mans life and this movie bring that out perfectly. I have not seen this title in a video store in a long while, so I purchased it from Amazon. The PG-13 version shows up on Comedy Central every so often also. I recommend giving it look if you get the chance.


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