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P.K. and the Kid (1987)

PG-13 | | Drama | January 1987 (USA)
P.K. runs away from home because her step-father keeps on harassing her sexually and her mother is ignoring the problem. She hides in the loading space of Kid Kane's pickup, who's on the ... See full summary »

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Lou Lombardo

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Neal Barbera
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Le Mat ... Kid Kane
Molly Ringwald ... P.K. Bayette
Alex Rocco ... Les
Charles Hallahan ... Bazooka
John DiSanti ... Benny
Fionnula Flanagan ... Flo
Bert Remsen ... Al
Leigh Hamilton ... Louise
John Madden ... Himself
John Matuszak ... Himself
Esther Rolle ... Mim
Charlene Charlene ... Dolly
Robert Wentz Robert Wentz ... Billy
George Fisher ... Scratch
Gene LeBell Gene LeBell ... Big Mac
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P.K. runs away from home because her step-father keeps on harassing her sexually and her mother is ignoring the problem. She hides in the loading space of Kid Kane's pickup, who's on the way to the world championships in arm-pressing. When he discovers her, he wants to send her home at first, but after he knows the story he takes her with him - and gets himself into big trouble: her step-father is behind them furiously, trying to kidnap her and take revenge for the stress he got from her mother. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

January 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Petaluma Pride See more »

Filming Locations:

Glenwood Springs, Colorado, USA See more »

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Production Co:

Sunn Classic Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Although filmed in 1982, this movie was shelved until Molly Ringwald's subsequent stardom prompted its release on video in 1987. See more »

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Silly Movie!!!!
15 May 2001 | by kimanne0See all my reviews

This is a lame movie, but good for a few laughs!! I remember reading some good reviews on this movie in a magazine and rented it a few years later. An embarrasing story about a girl who runs away from her abusve stepfather to befriend an arm wrestler!!!


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