6.2/10
1,159
7 user 2 critic

Poison Ivy (1985)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Romance | TV Movie 10 February 1985
Two teenage summer camp counselors struggle with their younger campers, providing a variety of humorous situations and romantic encounters.

Director:

Larry Elikann

Writer:

Bennett Tramer
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

High School U.S.A. (TV Movie 1983)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Set in a senior high school class, J.J. pursues the girlfriend of a rival from a higher clique.

Director: Rod Amateau
Stars: Michael J. Fox, Nancy McKeon, Todd Bridges
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Leon planned "the great all-nighter" by picking college students to participate in an all-night long scavenger hunt. The 5 teams are given clues to solve, leading them to the next clue, ... See full summary »

Directors: Michael Nankin, David Wechter
Stars: David Naughton, Debra Clinger, Joel Kenney
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A disillusioned young writer living in New York City turns to drugs and drinking to block out the memories of his dead mother and estranged wife.

Director: James Bridges
Stars: Michael J. Fox, Kiefer Sutherland, Phoebe Cates
Teen Wolf (1985)
Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

An ordinary high school student discovers that his family has an unusual pedigree when he finds himself turning into a werewolf.

Director: Rod Daniel
Stars: Michael J. Fox, James Hampton, Susan Ursitti
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A talented young man can't get an executive position without rising through the ranks, so he comes up with a shortcut, which also benefits his love life.

Director: Herbert Ross
Stars: Michael J. Fox, Helen Slater, Richard Jordan
Doc Hollywood (1991)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A young doctor on his way across the country to a job interview crashes his car in a small town and is sentenced to work for several days at the town hospital.

Director: Michael Caton-Jones
Stars: Michael J. Fox, Julie Warner, Barnard Hughes
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

In 1927, in Kingdom County, Vermont, a large dam is to be built, however, Noel Lord, a logger and cedar-oil harvester, won't give up his lifetime lease on land that will be flooded. The dam... See full summary »

Director: Jay Craven
Stars: Rip Torn, Tantoo Cardinal, Bill Raymond
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Doug's a concierge at a luxury hotel on Manhattan. He saves all his tips towards his plan for a hotel. A potential investor seduces the girl, Doug loves, with false promises of leaving his wife. Doug's dilemma: hotel project or girl?

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld
Stars: Michael J. Fox, Gabrielle Anwar, Anthony Higgins
Leo and Me (TV Series 1978)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Stars: Brent Carver, Michael J. Fox, Guy Bannerman
Crime | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

During the Vietnam War, a soldier finds himself the outsider of his own squad when they unnecessarily kidnap a female villager.

Director: Brian De Palma
Stars: Michael J. Fox, Sean Penn, Don Harvey
Light of Day (1987)
Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A pair of siblings must choose whether to pursue their dream of touring with their rock band or support their family and stay in Cleveland, Ohio.

Director: Paul Schrader
Stars: Michael J. Fox, Gena Rowlands, Joan Jett
The Hard Way (1991)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

An action movie star researching a role is allowed to tag along with a hardboiled New York City policeman, who finds him superficial and irritating.

Director: John Badham
Stars: Michael J. Fox, James Woods, Stephen Lang
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael J. Fox ... Dennis Baxter
Nancy McKeon ... Rhonda Malone
Caren Kaye ... Margo Klopper
Adam Baldwin ... Ike Dimick
Robert Klein ... 'Big Irv' Klopper
Joe Wright ... Jerry Disbro
Thomas Nowell ... Brian Firestone (as Tommy Nowell)
Matthew Shugailo Matthew Shugailo ... Toby Kaplan
Derek Googe Derek Googe ... Bobby Novak
Cary Guffey ... Timmy Mezzy
Cameron Arnett ... Steve Sawyer
Brett Rice ... Martin Blair
David Wasman David Wasman
Shanna Stewart Shanna Stewart ... Irene
Carol Chambers ... Nurse Blanche Zucko
Edit

Storyline

It's summer once again and kids flock from everywhere to go to Camp Pinewood in Clifton, Maine (originally filmed in Georgia). Dennis Baxter is the new camp counselor who has the hots for Rhonda, the new nurse. Timmy is the shy kid with no self esteem who takes every chance to run away; Tody is the overweight kid who wants to be a comedian; Brian is the poet; Bobby is the athletically gifted one; and Jerry is the slick talking, high dealing city boy from Philadelphia. The camp is lead by the fearless Big Irv. Written by Pat McCurry <ccgrad97@aol.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

tube sock | bacon | hat | bunkmate | egg | See All (94) »

Taglines:

If parents only knew what really went on at summer camp!

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 February 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Poison Ivy See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The second of three movies that the late composer Miles Goodman wrote a score for a Michael J. Fox movie. The others were High School U.S.A. (1983) and Teen Wolf (1985). See more »

Quotes

'Big Irv' Klopper: Tell Walter to fix that thing.
Ike Dimick: Roger.
'Big Irv' Klopper: Walter!
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Jason Bateman in credits??
1 January 2007 | by deanmartin64See all my reviews

Poison Ivy is one of my favorites.I just realized that Jason Bateman is credited with being part of the movie.The fifth credit on the box of the VHS copy, released in 1987.I cannot find any info on why he is not in the movie.Why he is credited?Anyone know why?The funniest thing about this mistake is that everyone seems to be printing the same info over and over to fill space on the web pages.You might notice this quote is just about in everything you might find on Jason Bateman.

"During this period, Bateman also found time to star or co-star in a handful of feature films, such as the 1985 made-for-TV summer-camp comedy Poison Ivy, Teen Wolf, Too, and 1991's Necessary Roughness. However, none of the projects were successful enough to give Bateman a springboard to big screen stardom."


1 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 7 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed