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One Crazy Summer (1986)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  8 August 1986 (USA)
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An aspiring teenage cartoonist and his friends come to the aid of a singer trying to save her family property from developers.

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With a name like Hoops McCann, he's bound to get that basketball scholarship after high school, right? Wrong! What Hoops really wants to do is write and illustrate a love story. To help him find his way, his friend George invites Hoops to come with him and his sister to spend the summer on Nantucket. The friends Crazy Summer begins when they pickup Cassandra on the way--she's being chased by a motorcycle gang. From here on in, it only gets crazier. Once on the island, Hoops and George, along with George's island friends the Stork twins and Ack-Ack (son of a marine), must help Cassandra save her grandfather's house from the greedy Beckersted Family. Along the way, Hoops must find a way to write his cartoon love story - and maybe a real one of his own. Written by April M. Cheek <Aravis2713@aol.com>

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They're out of school, out on Nantucket, and out of their minds. With this crowd, anything can happen!

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Comedy | Romance

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8 August 1986 (USA)  »

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Greetings from Nantucket  »

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$13,431,806 (USA)
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"Ack-Ack" is a military nickname for anti-aircraft artillery. See more »

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The hole in the boat made by Cassandra changes. See more »

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George Calamari: Chilly dog?
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Crazy Credits

The film-makers wish to thank the Massachusetts Film Bureau and the people of Cape Cod and Nantucket who survived ONE CRAZY SUMMER. See more »

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References Superman (1978) See more »

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Down On The Corner
Written by John Fogerty
Performed by Creedence Clearwater Revival
Courtesy of Fantasy Records
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Not Nearly As Funny as Better Off Dead...
15 March 1999 | by (Iowa City, IA) – See all my reviews

...but still humorous enough. The main problem is Demi Moore, who seems to have the impression she is in a serious movie. She also fails to convey much romantic interest in John Cusack's character. Lots of zany humor from the hand of Savage Steve.


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