In 1954, a group of Florida high-school guys try to help their buddy lose his virginity, which leads them to seek revenge on a sleazy nightclub owner and his redneck sheriff brother for harassing them.

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Bob Clark

Writer:

Bob Clark
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dan Monahan ... Pee Wee
Mark Herrier ... Billy
Wyatt Knight ... Tommy
Roger Wilson ... Mickey
Cyril O'Reilly ... Tim
Tony Ganios ... Meat
Kaki Hunter ... Wendy
Kim Cattrall ... Honeywell
Nancy Parsons ... Balbricker
Scott Colomby ... Brian Schwartz
Boyd Gaines ... Coach Brackett
Doug McGrath ... Coach Warren
Susan Clark ... Cherry Forever
Art Hindle ... Ted Jarvis
Wayne Maunder ... Cavanaugh
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In 1954, a group of teenage male students of Florida's Angel Beach High School are determined to lose their virginity. They embark on games of sexual innuendo with female classmates whose activities Billy, Tommy, and Pee Wee witness via their secret surveillance. Pee Wee is the most desperate, which gets him into one predicament after another, besides constantly being the butt of pranks. Good guy Tim deals with his learned racism that surfaces with the arrival of new student Brian Schwartz, who is Jewish. Meanwhile, new Boys' Phys Ed coach Roy Brackett is attracted to cheerleading coach Miss Lynn Honeywell, who is attracted to him but doesn't want to go all the way. Coach Brackett's goal is to find out why Coach Warren has nicknamed Miss Honeywell "Lassie." All these goings-on offend the sensibilities of the Girls' Phys Ed coach, Miss Beulah Balbricker, who takes it upon herself to maintain the moral standards of the school. When the boys' mission stalls, Mickey, whose brother Ted is ... Written by Huggo

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For many years Howard Stern tried to produce a reboot of the film but was not able to find a studio to back him. He had the blessing of Bob Clark. See more »

Goofs

After Tommy comes out of the bedroom at Cherry Forever's house acting as if he was stabbed to death, the door closes over, but not all the way. However, almost immediately after this, the door is closed fully when John Conklin busts through it. See more »

Quotes

Balbricker: [Sees Miss Honeywell and Coach Brackett in the stairwell as she is about to come down] Miss Honeywell, do you mind?
Honeywell: [Quietly but sarcastically] Do I mind what?
Balbricker: [as she starts down the stairs past them] Look at this. The two of you squirming around like a pair of eels in heat. It's a disgrace.
Honeywell: [Getting in her face] Yeah? Well it's certainly better than stomping and waddling around like a frilly hippopotamus, Beulah!
Balbricker: [Hissing] What did you call me?
Honeywell: Beulah. Beulah Ball-breaker.
Balbricker: [Yelling] Who do you think ...
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Crazy Credits

As the end credits roll, an additional scene is shown featuring Pee-wee and Wendy on a school bus. Also, Balbricker returns one final time in her never-ending quest to punish the boys. See more »

Alternate Versions

VHS/Betamax/LaserDisc/CED releases of the film are open-matte and reveal more nudity in the Cherry Forever scene than theatrical or DVD releases. It is, however, important to remember that the nudity in this scene was never intended to be shown, and is simply a result of the video transfer. See more »

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Referenced in Dinner for Five: Episode #4.2 (2005) See more »

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Tennessee Waltz
Written by Redd Stewart and Pee Wee King
Performed by Patti Page
Courtesy of PHONOGRAM Inc.
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They Just Don't Make Them Like This... Anymore
26 July 2019 | by jorgeluisjeffreySee all my reviews

You know American Pie, right? You should watch this. Porkys inspired American pie! it has Michael, the flaunting chicks, peeping and BIKINIS!


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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 March 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Porky's See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,623,988, 21 March 1982

Gross USA:

$111,289,673

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$111,289,673
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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