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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:
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Tomasina 'Tomboy' Boyd
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Randy Starr
Kristi Somers ...
Seville Ritz
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Chester
Philip Sterling ...
Earl Delarue
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Ernie Leeds Jr
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Frankie
Toby Iland ...
Harold
E. Danny Murphy ...
Pimples
Rory Barish ...
Jennifer
Cynthia Thompson ...
Amanda (as Cynthia Ann Thompson)
Cory Hawkins ...
Carlos
Shane McCabe ...
Goodley
Aaron Butler ...
Tod
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Bartender
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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 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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It's not just a man's world anymore.

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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 »

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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 »

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Great Movie!
6 December 2006 | by (California) – See all my reviews

Ignore the feminist comment about a sexist plot and non-acting cast members. This movie was one of the best the 80's had to offer as far as wacky teen comedies and at age 15 I thought the excessive skin was right on. I don't think the acting was supposed to be good. It's just like all the other teen movies we love so much by the likes of John Hughes and Savage Steve Holland to name a couple. Yeah I knew it was cheesy but the cheese factor is was what made it so great! Really funny stuff. When I watch these movies I always see someone that is currently acting on a popular drama or in some of today's biggest hit movies and it's a blast to see them as pimply little teenagers. If you are between the ages of 30 and 40 and haven't yet seen this one, I suggest you check it out.


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