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One Crazy Summer (1986)

PG | | Comedy, Romance | 8 August 1986 (USA)
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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Linda Warren ...
Mrs. McCann
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Grenville Cuyler ...
Graduation Orator
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Kristen Goelz ...
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Sky ...
Boscoe
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Crossing Guard
Jennifer Yahoodik ...
Andrea
Rachel C. Telegen ...
Brunhelda
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Stain
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Biker #1 (as Paul Lane)
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Storyline

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
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Trivia

Savage Steve Holland did the animation for the film. He was upset Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert roasted his earlier John Cusack film, Better Off Dead... (1985). Two bunnies that get blown up at the end of the movie bear a strong (and not accidental) resemblance to the movie critics. See more »

Goofs

When the salvage boat is towed in, as fish and water pour out of the hole in the back, the top of a stagehand's head is visible in the boat. See more »

Quotes

George Calamari: Chilly dog?
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the credits: THE FILM'S OVER... YOU CAN GO NOW See more »

Connections

Referenced in Jersey Girl (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Dancing In The Street
Written by William Stevenson, Marvin Gaye, and Ivy Jo Hunter
Performed by Martha & The Vandellas (as Martha And The Vandellas)
Courtesy of Motown Record Corporation and Jobete Music Co., Inc.
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Hoop's crazy summer adventure
30 October 1998 | by See all my reviews

I love this movie. Why you ask, it's because this movie has a very basic storyline: guy finds girl, guy disses girl, guy wins boat race so she can buy back her home, girl and guy find romance. Bobcat Goldwaith steals this show. Rare that I can say that, but his Godzilla impression really magnifies the wild humor to fantastic movie. Rent it now.


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