MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,298 this week

Poison Ivy (1985)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy | Romance  -  10 February 1985 (USA)
6.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.1/10 from 875 users  
Reviews: 7 user | 1 critic

Two teenage summer camp counselors struggle with their younger campers, providing a variety of humorous situations and romantic encounters.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Related News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 32 titles
created 04 Sep 2011
 
a list of 310 titles
created 15 Mar 2013
 
a list of 8787 titles
created 08 Sep 2013
 
a list of 40 titles
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 32 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Poison Ivy" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Poison Ivy (TV Movie 1985)

Poison Ivy (TV Movie 1985) on IMDb 6.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Poison Ivy.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Light of Day (1987)
Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

The siblings Patty and Joe Rasnick live in an industrial suburb in Cleveland, Ohio. While Patty's ambition is their rock band The Barbusters only, Joe also cares for the family and the ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Schrader
Stars: Michael J. Fox, Gena Rowlands, Joan Jett
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A talented young man can't get an executive position without rising through the ranks, so he comes up with a shortcut, which also benefits his love life.

Director: Herbert Ross
Stars: Michael J. Fox, Helen Slater, Richard Jordan
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A disillusioned young writer living in New York City turns to drugs and drinking to block out the memories of his dead mother and estranged wife.

Director: James Bridges
Stars: Michael J. Fox, Kiefer Sutherland, Phoebe Cates
The Hard Way (1991)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

An action film star researching a role is allowed to tag along with a hardboiled New York policeman, who finds him superficial and irritating.

Director: John Badham
Stars: Michael J. Fox, James Woods, Stephen Lang
Coldblooded (1995)
Action | Comedy | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Cosmo, an affectless mob bookie who lives in the basement of a retirement home, is promoted to hitman. He learns his new trade from Steve, a seasoned killer. He falls in love with a yoga ... See full summary »

Director: Wallace Wolodarsky
Stars: Jason Priestley, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Peter Riegert
Greedy (1994)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Uncle Joe is ageing. He's also a millionaire. That's why his family is trying so very hard to get into his good books. They all want a piece of his empire. Unfortunately Uncle Joe isn't as ... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Lynn
Stars: Michael J. Fox, Kirk Douglas, Nancy Travis
Doc Hollywood (1991)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A young doctor causes a traffic accident in a small town and is sentenced to work for some days at the town hospital.

Director: Michael Caton-Jones
Stars: Michael J. Fox, Julie Warner, Barnard Hughes
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Doug is a young man who works all day as a concierge at a luxurious hotel, saving money to make his own business. Unfortunately, when he finds the financial supporter he needs, he discovers... See full summary »

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld
Stars: Michael J. Fox, Gabrielle Anwar, Anthony Higgins
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

After a mysterious death of a young college student occurs late one night at a prestigious New England college, Danielle "Daisy" Brooks nevertheless decides to escape her small town life ... See full summary »

Director: Jason Hreno
Stars: Miriam McDonald, Shawna Waldron, Ryan Kennedy
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

The Yeagers own a mining and timber company. Now they are careful not to overdo it, so that the business can continue for a long time. And officially their company has no union cause they ... See full summary »

Director: Vincent Sherman
Stars: Eddie Albert, Martin Kove, James Sloyan
Letters from Frank (TV Movie 1979)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Director: Edward Parone
Stars: Lew Ayres, Guy Bannerman, Shirley Barclay
Poison Ivy (1979)
Documentary | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Richard Martin
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Caren Kaye ...
...
...
...
Thomas Nowell ...
Brian Firestone (as Tommy Nowell)
Matthew Shugailo ...
Derek Googe ...
...
...
...
David Wasman
Shanna Stewart ...
Carol Chambers ...
Edit

Storyline

It's summer once again and kids flock from everywhere to go to Camp Pinewood in Clifton, Maine (originally filmed in Georgia). Dennis Baxter is the new camp counselor who has the hots for Rhonda, the new nurse. Timmy is the shy kid with no self esteem who takes every chance to run away; Tody is the overweight kid who wants to be a comedian; Brian is the poet; Bobby is the athletically gifted one; and Jerry is the slick talking, high dealing city boy from Philadelphia. The camp is lead by the fearless Big Irv. Written by Pat McCurry <ccgrad97@aol.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

10 February 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Balbúrdia Campal  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The name of the main female character (Rhonda Malone) was changed to "Sandra" in the Hungarian version of this film - "Rhonda" means "ugly" in Hungarian. See more »

Quotes

'Big Irv' Klopper: Tell Walter to fix that thing.
Ike Dimick: Roger.
'Big Irv' Klopper: Walter!
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
It's fun
3 August 2013 | by (Lincolnshire, UK) – See all my reviews

An enjoyable TV movie with appealing performances and an infectious sense of fun.

Michael J. Fox is a girl crazy counsellor at a summer camp trying to keep the kids under control and chat up nurse Nancy McKeon, who is of course engaged to a stuffy doctor. They go through pretty much the same motions as they did in 'High School USA', in other words, with some funny dialogue here and there ('Don't do anything I wanna do!'). Fox is, as always, extremely charming and a pleasure to watch.

The best parts of the movie, though, come from the likable cast of kids, like Joe Wright as a scheming young con man, Cary Guffey as a would-be escape artist ('No walls can hold me!') and Tommy Nowell as a lovesick poet.

Look, no one's claiming this is a comedy masterpiece, but it's an easygoing and endearing slice of '80s cheese.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Glad to see it wasn't just me jonk-18
Camp movie TrainAccent
Got to be an extra on this film jmiller1234
Bring It To DVD! Weeluuv
On DVD ? WhiteSocksSucks
Great 80's Flick wendy_hastings
Discuss Poison Ivy (1985) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page