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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Scott Strader ... The Kid

Perry Lang ... Jeff

Mariska Hargitay ... Nicole

Richard Roundtree ... Chip Williams

R.G. Armstrong ... Coach Bettlebom

Stoney Jackson ... Andy
Adam Mills ... Tex

Trinidad Silva ... Chito
Donald Gibb ... Ripper (as Don Gibb)

Tom Shadyac ... Chris

Christopher Murphy ... Tony

Katherine Kelly Lang ... Julie

Christopher Lee ... President White
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Faith Minton ... Big woman in bar (uncredited)
Garth Shaw ... Casino Gambler (uncredited)

Directed by
Steve Carver 
Writing credits
Michael Lanahan (written by) and
David Oas (written by)

Produced by
John C. Broderick .... associate producer (as John Broderick)
Ahmet Yasa .... producer
Original Music by
David McHugh 
Cinematography by
Adam Greenberg (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Tom Siiter 
Casting by
Mary Ann Barton 
Michael Greer 
Art Direction by
Randy Ser 
Set Decoration by
Gregory Melton 
Makeup Department
Ali Greene .... key makeup artist
Leslie Lightfoot .... key hairdresser
Production Management
John C. Broderick .... unit production manager (as John Broderick)
Louis Phillips .... executive in charge of production
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Debra DuVal .... second assistant director (as Debra Duval)
Michael Schroeder .... first assistant director
Art Department
Russell Bobbitt .... assistant property master
Lee Dutchman .... assistant props
Douglas Fox .... property master
Kim Little .... draper
Donald K. Martin .... leadman
Wade Mater .... construction coordinator
Marc Meisels .... set dresser
Antoinette Muto .... draper
Perry Pascual .... set dresser
C.J. Strawn .... scenic artist
Gregory R. Wolf .... assistant art director
Sound Department
Gary C. Bourgeois .... sound re-recording mixer (as Gary Bourgeois)
Michael Chonos .... sound utility
Tom Gerard .... sound re-recording mixer
Patrushkha Mierzwa .... boom operator
John Penney .... dialogue editor
Jerry Pirozzi .... sound editor
Paul A. Sharpe .... sound re-recording mixer
William L. Stevenson .... supervising sound editor (as William Stevenson)
Mark Ulano .... sound mixer (as Mark F. Ulano)
Special Effects by
Gary F. Bentley .... special effects coordinator
Patricia Connolly .... special effects crew
Kim Englehart .... special effects crew
Paul Haines .... special effects crew
Lloyd Hamlett .... special effects crew (as Lloyd T. Hamlett)
Camera and Electrical Department
Gary Anderton .... second camera assistant
Shunil Borpujari .... grip
Chuck Colwell .... second camera operator
Lloyd Erie .... electrician: Las Vegas
Rory Flynn .... still photographer
Bradley E. Hatton .... best boy grip (as Brad Hatton)
Ted H. Hauser .... first assistant camera
Paul Iski .... grip (as Paul S. Iski)
Kenneth J. Jones .... key grip
Jono Kouzouyan .... lighting gaffer
Steven Mann .... second assistant camera (as Steve Mann)
Michael Molnar .... electrician (as Michael Moinar)
George Palmer .... electrician
Allen P. Tallman .... grip: Las Vegas
Floyd Turner .... grip: Las Vegas
Jack Yanekian .... best boy
Matthew Livingston .... additional dolly grip (uncredited)
Casting Department
Dargo Dawydow .... assistant extras casting
Dennis Hansen .... extras casting
Michelle Middendorf .... second assistant extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Nancy Cone .... wardrobe set supervisor
Corey Long .... assistant wardrobe (as Cory Long)
Editorial Department
Colleen Dunlap .... assistant editor
Bob Hagans .... color timer
Richard Halsey .... supervising editor
Jack Hooper .... negative cutter
Bret Shelton .... assistant editor
Location Management
Susan Kaufenberg .... location manager (as Sue Kaufenberg)
Kool Marder .... location manager (as Kool Lusby)
Music Department
David Backstrom .... music coordinator
Earl Ghaffari .... music editor
Pamela Neal .... music engineer
Craig Snyder .... composer: flamenco and surf music
Stephen Tavani .... soundtrack producer
Transportation Department
Todd Adair .... driver (as Todd L. Adair)
Raymond Bastonero .... driver
Bruce Bolt .... driver: honeywagon (as Bruce A. Bolt)
Thomas P. Donovan .... driver
Donald P. Howe .... driver: Las Vegas
Joe Lanzl .... driver: honeywagon
Gary Littlefield .... transportation coordinator
Wendy Maneff .... driver
Joseph Prado .... driver (as Joseph R. Prado)
Danny L. Swanson .... transportation captain (as Danny Swanson)
Other crew
Richard E. Barnes .... craft service: Las Vegas
Victoria Blitz .... production secretary
Dick Brooks .... publicist
Blake Cairney .... assistant tennis coordinator
Jerry Jaffee .... tennis coordinator
Steven R. Kutcher .... wrangler
Lotty L. Lammers .... production secretary
Dan Lanahan .... assistant tennis coordinator
Michael Lanahan .... tennis coordinator
Edward McDonald .... craft service: Las Vegas
James Putt .... production assistant
Philip Ronzone .... paramedic: Las Vegas (as Philip Ronzune)
Corinne Saaranen-Welch .... script supervisor (as Corrinne Saaranen)
Kelly Schroeder .... production assistant
Jed Seidel .... executive assistant
Sharon Simon .... executive assistant (as Sharon Lasky)
Tandi Slater .... production coordinator
Crew believed to be complete

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Also Known As:
"Physical Lesson" - Philippines (English title)
"Road Trip" - USA (alternative title)
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91 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Eight cockroaches were flown from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in order to be used in this film. Moreover, a cockroach wrangler had to make sure that none of the cockroaches escaped and that they were all accounted for during the shooting of this movie.See more »
Chip Williams:Chito, you're in charge.See more »
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2 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Anyone for Tennis?, 4 February 2009
Author: wes-connors from Los Angeles

Hunky Los Angeles college tennis player Scott Strader (as "The Kid") likes to party more than practice, so straight-laced pal Perry Lang (as Jeff Andrews) is worried about their championship possibilities. When coach Richard Roundtree (as Chip Williams) takes the team to Las Vegas, the nightlife threatens to ruin the tennis team's chance to bring home L.A. College's first trophy ever… Steve Carver's "Jocks" are an undeniably likable group, but their story is filled with dead humor. Don't expect any more than ONE good topless "girls gone wild" moment.

*** Jocks (1987) Steve Carver ~ Scott Strader, Perry Lang, Richard Roundtree

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