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Tomboy (1985)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  14 November 1985 (West Germany)
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Scrappy, willful, and fiercely self-reliant spitfire hoyden automobile mechanic Tomasina 'Tommy' Boyd develops a huge crush on cocky race car driving dreamboat hunk Randy Starr after ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tomasina 'Tomboy' Boyd
Randy Starr
Kristi Somers ...
Seville Ritz
Philip Sterling ...
Earl Delarue
Ernie Leeds Jr
Toby Iland ...
E. Danny Murphy ...
Rory Barish ...
Cynthia Thompson ...
Amanda (as Cynthia Ann Thompson)
Cory Hawkins ...
Shane McCabe ...
Aaron Butler ...


Scrappy, willful, and fiercely self-reliant spitfire hoyden automobile mechanic Tomasina 'Tommy' Boyd develops a huge crush on cocky race car driving dreamboat hunk Randy Starr after meeting Randy at a party held at a jerky rich guy's house. However, male chauvinist Randy won't take Tommy seriously because she's a gal, so Tommy dares Randy to a high stakes souped-up automobile race in order to win over his respect. Written by Woodyanders

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College in calore  »

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Eric Douglas himself was no fan of this movie. In 1994, when asked whether the critics were right to pan it as they'd done, Douglas answered by bursting into exaggerated death-groans. See more »


In the shower, when Seville faces Carlos, her hair and body still have soap suds on them; when she turns to face Tommy, Seville's soap disappears. See more »


Performed by Lonnie Alan
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cheesy sex romp
29 July 2015 | by See all my reviews

Tomasina 'Tommy' Boyd (Betsy Russell) is an independent girl. She's a mechanic and had always been a Tomboy. Her best friend Seville Ritz is boy crazy and wants to be a famous dancer. Tommy only has eyes for race car driver Randy Starr. Seville needs an investor for a TV pilot and she talks Tommy into taking her to a party with Randy Starr and his rich friend Ernie Leeds Jr. Randy wins over Tommy but he won't consider her as his equal in the car. She challenges him to a race.

Betsy Russell is not the best of actresses but the rest of this cast makes her award winning by comparison. Kristi Somers does have a fun shower scene early on. There are a few scenes that shows the film knows that this is a cheese fest. Betsy is as sexy as ever even when she's Tomboyed up. This has its fun cheesy moments but it never exceeds its B-movie characteristics.

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