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Getting Lucky -- School nerd Bill just wants to save the world and to score a date with cheerleader babe Chrissie Schackler, and may succeed at both with the help of an alcoholic leprachaun


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  (in credits order)
Steven Cooke ... Bill
Lezlie Z. McCraw ... Krissi
Rick McDowell ... Tony
Garry Kluger ... Lepkey
Jean Stewart ... Babette
Dick Monda ... Teacher
Pattie Gordon ... Mrs. Shackler
C.J. Merrill ... Tim
Millie Quinn ... Mom
Paul G. Kenner ... Dad
Devon Kenner ... Brother
Dawn Kenner ... Sister
James Zoppe ... Horseman
Julie Dole ... Cheerleader
Bronwyn St. John ... Cheerleader

Marshall Hilliard ... Jeff
Wendell Stroup Sr. ... Coach
Elliot Tonna ... Faukett
Russell Coletti ... Nubbs
Steven B. McMillin ... Principal
George Constantin ... Jock
Clondell Williams ... Jock
David Eason ... Jock
Melisa Sanchez ... Picnicker / Student
Brian Moehl ... Picknicker
Mark Adams ... Paramedic
Jerry Lenz ... Paramedic
Diane Block ... Student
Luci Monda ... Student
Jon Philon ... Student
Derek Witt ... Horseman Voice / TV Narrator (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Paul Rawson ... Brat with Braces

Directed by
Michael Paul Girard 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Michael Paul Girard 

Produced by
Jerry Feifer .... executive producer (as Gerald Feifer)
Philip J. Jones .... producer
Tony Miller .... executive producer
Original Music by
Miriam Cutler 
Michael Paul Girard 
Cinematography by
Gerald M. Williams 
Film Editing by
Tony Miller 
Production Design by
Vito Aleotori 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Richard Jispurter .... first assistant director
Sound Department
Mark Adams .... boom operator
Wayne Karr .... foley editor
Jon Philion .... sound mixer (as Jon Philon)
Hershel Hawae .... stunts
Jack Hoffman .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Mark Adams .... still photographer
Harry Balzac .... gaffer
David D. Eldo .... electrician
Hans Jobb .... key grip
Brian Q. Kelley .... photographer: additional scenes
Renza Mizbani .... still photographer (as Reza Mizbani)
Chovet Oppuras .... best boy
Melisa Sanchez .... second assistant camera
Other crew
Richard P. Nuss .... body double
Lucy Peusset .... body double

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Director Cameo: [Michael Paul Girard] [: Well wisher at wedding.]See more »
Bill:I know it's impossible for one person or even two people to heal the whole world but if each of us could just heal a little tiny part of it... think what a world that would be.See more »
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Edited into Fraternity Demon (1992)See more »
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3 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Standard teensploitation features one memorable scene, 3 February 1999
Author: pooch-8 from Fargo, North Dakota

Getting Lucky, a largely inept and amateurish exploitation flick, follows the adventures of a stereotypical high school nerd in love with the pretty blonde (and bland) cheerleader. Upon finding a leprechaun in a beer bottle, our hero goes on a series of tepid misadventures on the way to the obligatory happy ending. The film is only worth watching for the memorable, eye-opening scene in which the foibles of the incompetent leprechaun accidentally bring the cheerleader to a shattering orgasm in the middle of history class (Lezlie Z. McCraw is at least as convincing as Meg Ryan in When Harry Met Sally). Beyond this, expect a ridiculous, insipid waste of time with a vomit-inducing final reel that throws in everything from a barbarian to a nest of hornets.

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