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Tomboy (1985)

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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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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
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Pimples
Rory Barish ...
Jennifer
Cynthia Thompson ...
Amanda (as Cynthia Ann Thompson)
Cory Hawkins ...
Carlos
Shane McCabe ...
Goodley
Aaron Butler ...
Tod
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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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14 November 1985 (West Germany)  »

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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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The naked man Tommy encounters has tape visible on his lower abdomen, which is apparently being used to cover his genitals. See more »

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Pitiful teen "comedy"
3 May 2000 | by See all my reviews

Please. don't you just get sick of all those films that are just made as an excuse to put as much female flesh on display as possible? This one is probably worst than most though: not only do you have to put up with the usual bimbos and hunks with perfect teeth but no visible trace of any acting ability, you also have to endure some painfully cliched love scenes (complete with drippy mid 80's soundtrack of course) and an end race between the female lead character and her professional race-driver boyfriend that could have been lifted straight out of Grease (I won't bother telling you the outcome, if you hadn't guessed by now you've obviously never seen one of these underdog movies before, and good luck to you). Still we do learn a couple of interesting things from this film, one is that if you're a man (or a woman) who wants to get into the opposite sexes changing rooms, all you have to do is walk round the wall of your own changing rooms and you'll find it! Oh yeah, and all you need to turn a old rustbucket of a car into a gleaming new 150mph dream machine is 500 dollars and half a dozen spare parts from your local trashheap! So enjoy this flick, but most of all be prepared to have a blooming good laugh...


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