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There Goes My Baby (1994)

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



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Stick (as Rick Schroder)
Mary Beth
Calvin (as Kenny Ransom)
Mr. Burton (as Paul Xavier Gleason)
Frederick Coffin ...
Mr. Maran
Humble Harve Miller ...
The Beard
Shon Greenblatt ...


In the final few days of Pop's Paradise - a hamburger joint that's been a second home to Westwood High's senior class - and a group of friends must face the biggest decisions of their lives. There's Stick, a surfer headed for Vietnam, Pirate, who wants to discover America along Route 66, and Michael, whose political activism may destroy his Harvard-bound future. Little do any of them realize that their final carefree days will also mark the end of their - and all of America's - innocence. Written by Anonymous

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It was a summer they would never forget. See more »


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Rated R for language | See all certifications »




Release Date:

2 September 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Last Days of Paradise  »

Box Office


$10,500,000 (estimated)


$125,169 (USA)

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


At one point the narrator in talking about the Watts Riot speaks of the assassination of President Kennedy happening the year before. The Watts riots happened in August 1965 and the JFK assassination happened in November 1963, which would place it almost two years earlier, not one as stated. See more »


References I Love Lucy (1951) See more »


I Wonder Why
Written by Ricardo Weeks & Ode Oloyinka
Performed by Dion DiMucci (as Dion) & The Belmonts
Published by 3 Seas Music, A Division of Continental Communications Corp. (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Laurie Records
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A picture of what happened, is happening, or will happen in our lives...
26 January 2003 | by See all my reviews

Although it might not seem, it's a picture of what happens, at least once, in our lives... As the countdown begins for the demolition of Pop's Paradise, great friends get closer and closer to separation, as they will start heading for their own lives, following their "objectives", their dreams, after finishing high school. It all happens in the mid 60s, among social and political tension, which characterized the problems in the U.S.A. during those times. Full of spirit, it will show you courage, friend and leadership, and make you feel somehow nostalgic. The soundtrack couldn't be better, as it gathers some of the greatest hits of that decade, like The Drifters or Beach Boys.

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