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Ben Zelig (written by)
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Release Date:
14 November 1985 (West Germany) See more »
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Tagline:
It's not just a man's world anymore.
Plot:
Scrappy, willful, and fiercely self-reliant spitfire hoyden automobile mechanic Tomasina 'Tommy' Boyd... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Lame, girl taking on a guy role exploitation movie... See more (11 total) »

Cast

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Betsy Russell ... Tomasina 'Tomboy' Boyd

Gerard Christopher ... Randy Starr
Kristi Somers ... Seville Ritz

Richard Erdman ... Chester
Philip Sterling ... Earl Delarue

Eric Douglas ... Ernie Leeds Jr

Paul Gunning ... 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

Dennis Hayden ... Bartender
Danna Garen ... Girl in Hall
Alicia Hollinger ... Girl at Party
Carey Shearer ... Lanky Kid
Jacqueline Jacobs ... Wilde Abandon
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michelle Bauer ... Woman in Corvette (uncredited)

Brian Jennings ... Pit Crew Chief (uncredited)

Directed by
Herb Freed 
 
Writing credits
Ben Zelig (written by)

Produced by
Michael D. Castle .... co-producer
Marilyn Jacobs Tenser .... producer
Mark Tenser .... executive producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Michael Lloyd 
 
Cinematography by
Daniel Yarussi (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Richard E. Westover 
 
Casting by
Tom Stockfisch 
 
Art Direction by
Randy Ser 
 
Costume Design by
Kristin Nelson 
 
Makeup Department
John Blake .... makeup assistant (as John Blake Dutro)
Christa Reusch .... makeup artist
Windy Tamkin .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Steven J. Wolfe .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Robin Jones .... second assistant director
Stephen Mann .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Steve Budde .... construction coordinator
Doris Kwok .... graphic artist
Mark Luine .... property master
Escott O. Norton .... prop fabricator (as Escott Norton)
C.J. Strawn .... assistant art director
Mick Strawn .... construction coordinator
Brian E. West .... set dresser
 
Sound Department
Barry Bookin .... boom operator
Bayard Carey .... additional boom operator (as James Bayard Carey)
Dale Johnston .... supervising sound editor
Gregg Landaker .... sound re-recording mixer
Donald O. Mitchell .... sound re-recording mixer
Allen L. Stone .... sound re-recording mixer
James Thornton .... sound mixer
 
Stunts
John Alden .... stunt player (as John F. Alden)
Roydon Clark .... stunt player
Everett Creach .... stunt player (as Everett L. Creach)
Debbie Evans .... stunt player (as Debbie J. Evans)
Dana Dru Evenson .... stunt player (as Dana Evenson)
Eddie Hice .... stunt player (as Edward L. Hice)
Paul M. Lane .... stunt player
William T. Lane .... stunt player
James Winburn .... stunt coordinator (as Jim Winburn)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
John Allen .... additional assistant camera: second unit
Anthony J. Bledsoe .... first assistant camera: second unit
John Buckley .... additional gaffer
Mark Shane Davis .... best boy electrician
Mark Shane Davis .... key grip: second unit
John L. Demps Jr. .... electrician
John Doherty .... best boy electrician
John Doherty .... gaffer: second unit
Ed Dye .... additional grip
Brad Einhorn .... still photographer
Bryan England .... director of photography: second unit
Robert Fischer .... key grip
Dennis Grow .... gaffer
Joseph Gutt .... first assistant camera
Kyle T. MacDowell .... electrician
Paul McIlvaine .... second assistant camera: second unit
David G. Overby .... second assistant camera
Robie Price .... best boy grip
Jim Reese .... additional grip (as James M. Reese)
Thomas E. Slocum .... grip
 
Casting Department
Margaret Dillon .... extra casting assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Elaine Levi .... costume supervisor
Bonnie Sinclair .... wardrobe assistant
 
Editorial Department
Bob Bowman .... assistant editor
Ed Fitzgerald .... apprentice editor
Jack Hooper .... negative cutter
 
Music Department
Michael Lloyd .... music supervisor
 
Transportation Department
Griff Ruggles .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Glenn Richard Côté .... production assistant (as Glenn R. Cote)
Marc S. Fischer .... production controller
Christopher Gaw .... production assistant
Bill Goodson .... choreographer
Chris Jason .... basketball coordinator
Geoffry Kieran .... production assistant (as Geoffrey Kieran)
Thomas H. Kirk .... location manager
Susan Malerstein .... script supervisor
Dino Parks .... production assistant
Krystoff Przykucki .... production assistant
Kaori Terri Takakuwa .... production coordinator
Mike Topoozian .... production assistant
 
Thanks
Peter W. Frey .... special thanks
 

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Runtime:
91 min
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Canada:R (Nova Scotia) | Canada:R (Ontario) (original rating) | Canada:AA (Ontario) (re-rating) | Canada:18+ (Quebec) | UK:15 | USA:R | West Germany:12

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Trivia:
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 »
Goofs:
Crew or equipment visible: The naked man Tommy encounters has tape visible on his lower abdomen, which is apparently being used to cover his genitals.See more »
Soundtrack:
NIGHT PATROLSee more »

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2 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Lame, girl taking on a guy role exploitation movie..., 1 September 2008
Author: dwpollar from Evansville, Indiana USA

1st watched 9/1/2008 - (Dir-Herb Freed): Lame, girl taking on a guy role exploitation movie starring Betsy Russell as the mechanic, race-car driving Tommy in her normal b-movie wink-at-the-camera persona, where she gets to show her body every once in a while and feel good about her looks. But seriously, the core of the movie is about the little guy(or in this case girl) taking on the big guy conglomerate, I think. The small-time mechanic, Tommy, creates her own car and keeps a picture of her idol stock car driver, Randy Starr in her shop. Well, don't you know, she gets to meet him, have sex with him and challenge him to a race. Oops!! I guess I just told the whole story, except of course, who wins. I'll leave that up to you if you wish to view the movie past the sex scene. The movie is full of lame performances and proves to me that the perverted audience has a say in Hollywood. The movie got made and actually made some money despite it's lameness. If your idea of a good time at the movies is dumbing your senses and enjoying a little titillation then this movie is for you. Enjoy it!!

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