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Release Date:
9 June 1988 (Portugal) See more »
Sisters Bonnie and Debbie visit San Diego on Debbie's sixteenth birthday. After telling a sleazy pickup artist to take a hike... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Horrible - Could it have any more clichés? See more (5 total) »


  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

David Naughton ... Vince McCarthy

Barbara Crampton ... Bonnie
Lance LeGault ... Victor Nardi

Chick Vennera ... Tony Leonard
Kim Evenson ... Debbie

Jimmie Walker ... Chester
Kin Shriner ... Buster
Michelle Rossi ... Marsha Morgan
Robert Dryer ... Carl
Gary Wood ... Frank Nardi

Charles Napier ... Lt. O'Bryan
Etan Boritzer ... Monti Drew
Cosie Costa ... Tony's Look-alike
Roger Galloway ... Victor's Director
Violet Manes ... Lady Jogger
Michael Pappas ... Man Jogger
Joe Portaro ... Coroner
Jeff Prettyman ... Young Man

Angela Robinson-Witherspoon ... Francine (as Angela Robinson)
Marlene Schmidt ... Victor Nardi's Secretary

Tonja Walker ... Claudia
Heather Weber ... Young Daughter
Jeramy Weber ... Young Son

John Witherspoon ... Pimp

Directed by
Howard Avedis 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Howard Avedis  written by

Produced by
Abraham Hovsepian .... associate producer
Michael Luciano .... associate producer
Marlene Schmidt .... producer
Sandy Howard .... producer (uncredited)
Original Music by
Ron Jones 
Cinematography by
Thomas F. Denove (director of photography) (as Tom Denove)
Film Editing by
Lloyd Nelson 
Art Direction by
Ken Aichele 
Costume Design by
Lennie Barin 
Makeup Department
Kathleen M. Hagan .... hair stylist
Kathleen M. Hagan .... makeup artist
Tinayn Mahler .... assistant hair stylist
Tinayn Mahler .... assistant makeup artist
Production Management
Herman Grigsby .... executive in charge of production
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jason Clark .... second assistant director
Marc Marino .... second assistant director (as Mark Marino)
Marc Marino .... second assistant director
John R. Woodward .... first assistant director (as John Woodward)
Art Department
Naomi Shohan .... assistant art director
Naomi Shohan .... set dresser
Sound Department
Wayne Artman .... sound re-recording mixer
Tom Beckert .... sound re-recording mixer (as Tom Beckart)
Bob Biggart .... sound editor
Bayard Carey .... sound mixer
Tom E. Dahl .... sound re-recording mixer
Martin Topham .... boom operator
Special Effects by
John Carter .... special effects
Dell Rheaume .... special effects
Bob Arnold .... stunts
Gregory J. Barnett .... stunts
Gilbert B. Combs .... stunts (as Gilbert Combs)
Doc Duhame .... stunts
Kenny Endoso .... stunts
Tony Epper .... stunts
Randy Hall .... stunts
Tommy J. Huff .... stunts (as Thomas Huff)
Matt Johnston .... stunts
Rick Kahana .... stunts
Billy D. Lucas .... stunts
Paula Marie Moody .... stunts
Jamie Namson .... stunts
Charlie Picerni .... stunts (as Charles Picerni)
Don Pulford .... stunts
Mic Rodgers .... stunts
Michael Runyard .... stunts (as Mike Runyard)
Dennis Scott .... stunts
Fred Waugh .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
William Boatman .... first assistant camera (as Bill Boatman)
Stephen Collins .... second assistant camera
David W. Donoho .... key grip (as Dave Donoho)
Robert Forrest .... electrician
Tom Fraser .... camera operator
Dana Gonzales .... second assistant camera
Christopher Lyons .... best boy (as Chris Lyons)
Christopher Lyons .... grip (as Chris Lyons)
Robert Neville .... set grip
Cheryl Tyre Smith .... first assistant camera (as Cheryl T. Smith)
Joe Torres .... best boy
Joe Torres .... electrician
Mark E. Trembath .... gaffer (as Mark Trembath)
Gerald B. Wolfe .... still photographer (as Reg Felow)
Casting Department
Carol Hovsepian .... casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Lisa Cacavas .... wardrobe assistant
Editorial Department
Richard Currie .... assistant film editor
Jack Hooper .... negative cutter
Michael Luciano .... supervising editor
Music Department
John Caper Jr. .... music editor
Bill Cobb .... music engineer
Steve Hallmark .... musician: keyboards
Tom Howard .... computer music imputing
Ronald Jones .... computer music imputing (as Ron Jones)
Transportation Department
Mitchell Bergman .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Eric Adkins .... production assistant
Katharine Ajemian .... script supervisor
Tricia Brown .... dancer
James Caverly .... production assistant
Cheryl Fox .... production coordinator
Leslie Frank .... dancer
Jaime Glantz .... production assistant
Laurette Healy .... script supervisor
Stephen R. Hudis .... production assistant (as Stephen Hudis)
Hughy Hughes .... assistant to producer
Reggie Leon .... dancer
Mark Sanders .... production assistant (as Marc Sanders)
Jeanette Sermak .... dancer
Jennifer Stace .... choreographer
Michael Thompson .... dancer
Paul Young .... production assistant
Matt Zacky .... production assistant
Larry L. Brown .... special thanks
Ronald Sassoon .... special thanks
Gary R. Teel .... special thanks
Danny R. Thompson .... special thanks
Crew believed to be complete

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2 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Horrible - Could it have any more clichés?, 18 June 2004
Author: Dan (bnlight) from Prague, Czech Republic

It seems the motivation for this film was, "Let's take every cliché in the book, put some boobs in it, and call it a movie." There's the police sargeant's "If you walk out that door, it'll cost you your badge!" and "If you keep going like this, he'll walk!", the hero of the movie and his chimpanzee - YES, A CHIMPANZEE (uhm, what was the point of that?), a woman kidnapped from a zoo with absolutely no bystanders anywhere, the sleazy pickup artist who was definitely supposed to be Italian, Lance LeGault as the bad guy... cliché, cliché, cliché!! And the worst thing of all is, I watched this pitiful excuse for cinematography to the end, happy to hear the English language after being an ex-pat here in Prague.

Czech TV bought this film because it was cheap - they didn't even bother to dub it. You shouldn't even bother to watch it.

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