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There Goes My Baby (1994)

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Graduates of a Los Angeles high school in 1965 see America's culture and politics gradually change.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Pirate
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Stick (as Rick Schroder)
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Sunshine
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Finnegan
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Babette
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Tracy
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Mary Beth
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Calvin (as Kenny Ransom)
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Pop
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Mr. Burton (as Paul Xavier Gleason)
Frederick Coffin ...
Mr. Maran
Janet MacLachlan ...
Lottie
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Frank
Humble Harve Miller ...
The Beard
Shon Greenblatt ...
Morrisey
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Storyline

In the summer of 1965, strict high-school Westwood's senior class in its privileged white suburb of L.A. graduates. Their relief to get out of the oppressive model of 'good American' behavior none actually adopted is soon spoiled. Surfer boy George Jr. 'Stick' is enlisting as volunteer for Vietnam, which is portrayed as a 'police action', panics on his last evening. Academic weakling Pirate, who intended to dodge a draft as drifter, suddenly faces the pregnancy of his lifelong true love Sunny. A spoiled 'princess' (also narrator) bitches because her parents want her to attend UCLA, not 'revolutionary' Berkeley. Calvin, the only black mate, lives in the poor quarter Watts, where the majority of his race plunders and attacks everyone, including class poet Michael Finnegan, whose family treated Calvin as an adopted son. Finnegan decides to symbolically deal with the hated school principal's patriotic pride, the Soldier statue... Written by KGF Vissers

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It was the summer of '65. Rock 'n' roll was alive. And the future of this country went looking for America.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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2 September 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Last Days of Paradise  »

Box Office

Budget:

$10,500,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$125,169 (USA)
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Trivia

Filmed in 1990, but wasn't released until four years later due to Orion Pictures' bankruptcy. See more »

Goofs

The film is set in 1965, so it's unlikely Pirate would have heard Tim Hardin's "A Reason to Believe" which wasn't released until 1966. See more »

Connections

References Cat Ballou (1965) See more »

Soundtracks

Mama Said
Written by Luther Dixon, Willie Denson
Performed by The Shirelles
Published by Windswept Pacific Entertainment Co. d/b/a Longitude Music Co. (BMI)
Courtesy of Original Sound Record Co., Inc.
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Cool Dude!
12 March 2000 | by (Outta this World) – See all my reviews

This movie rocks! I hear that most of the cast look back on this movie and say that they wish they hadn't made it, but I can't see why they would say that. This is a fine example of a movie about the "innocent" years of the sixties, full of emotion, and spirit. It's nearly impossible to find a copy of this, but if you can, it's definatley worth a rent. A remade American Graffiti.


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