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Reform School Girls (1986)

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Jenny is sent to a women's reform school. It is run by evil warden Sutter and her henchwoman Edna. Jenny will stop at nothing to escape but she also has to deal with Charlie the bully.

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Tom DeSimone

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Linda Carol ... Jenny
Wendy O. Williams ... Charlie Chambliss
Pat Ast ... Edna
Sybil Danning ... Warden Sutter
Charlotte McGinnis Charlotte McGinnis ... Dr. Norton
Sherri Stoner Sherri Stoner ... Lisa
Denise Gordy ... Claudie
Laurie Schwartz Laurie Schwartz ... Nicky
Tiffany Helm ... Andrea 'Fish' Eldridge
Darcy DeMoss ... Karen 'Knox' Charmin
Andrea Darnell Andrea Darnell ... Paula
Robin Watkins Robin Watkins ... Kelly
Winifred Freedman Winifred Freedman ... Terri
James Staszkiel James Staszkiel ... Truck Driver
Fred D. Scott Fred D. Scott ... Judge Carter
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Storyline

Jenny is sent to a women's reform school. It is run by evil warden Sutter and her henchwoman Edna. Jenny will stop at nothing to escape but she also has to deal with Charlie the bully. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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So young... so bad... so what? See more »

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 August 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Agria thilyka See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$2,510,433
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The character of Warden Sutter was originally written to be be male but the producers wanted Sybil Danning for the movie so the character's gender was changed. See more »

Goofs

When Lisa fell off the tower to her death, her screaming continued even after her head hit the side of the tower, which should have knocked her out at bare minimum. See more »

Quotes

Claudie: The last thing this dorm needs is another pussy.
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Referenced in Cheerleader Autopsy (2003) See more »

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It's My Life
Written by Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley
Sung by Wendy O. Williams
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Quite the experience.
5 November 2010 | by lewiskendellSee all my reviews

"Don't just stand there, bring me something to wipe my shoe."

I had never seen a "women in cages" movie prior to seeing this, so I really had no idea what to expect. Which is good, because no expectations could have prepared me for this, anyway. Reform School Girls is lurid, sordid, exploitative, pure cheese, and yes, even entertaining. If you can handle the absurdity of it all, anyway.

The plot is paper thin (Othello, this is not). A young woman gets sent to a reform school/youth prison after a botched bank robbery, and tangles with the corrupt warden and head matron, as well as a gang of vicious girls. That's basically it. And there's lots of underwear. 

Basically, you probably already know if you like these kinds of movies, or you're a newbie like me. If you're unfamiliar with the genre, aren't easily offended, and have a fondness for campy/tongue-in-cheek absurdity, I suggest you try this out for the sheer novelty of it. I'll be seeing a few more, just to see if they can possibly get even more over-the-top than Reform School Girls.


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