Brian's adopted brother is killed when he discovers that the shop he works in sends weapons to Vietnam instead of medications. To the police it looks like suicide, but Brian knows better so... See full summary »
George Kuffs didn't finish high-school, just lost his job and his girlfriend who still is in college is pregnant. Since he can't see how he can support her, he thinks she is better off ... See full summary »
Bruce A. Evans
Ric Roman Waugh
From start to finish, it's a story of friendship between 4 street-wise males who don't mind using violence to achieve the lives that they want. They trust no one but each other which is vital to their success as mobsters.
A waitress hardly notices a shy busboy who secretly loves her; until one night she's attacked and he comes to her rescue. From there a relationship sparks but one secret could mean disaster for these fated lovers.
A day in the life of the employees of Empire Records. Except this is a day where everything comes to a head for a number of them facing personal crises - can they pull through together? And... See full summary »
Mark is an intelligent but shy teenager who has just moved to Arizona from the East Coast. His parents give him a short-wave radio so he can talk to his pals, but instead he sets up shop as pirate deejay Hard Harry, who becomes a hero to his peers while inspiring the wrath of the local high school principal. When one of Harry's listeners commits suicide and Harry- inspired chaos breaks out at the school, the authorities are called in to put a stop to Harry's broadcasts.Written by
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The SAT acronym that is referred to in the film relates to the standardized test that is used for admissions to university colleges in the USA. SAT originally stood for "Scholastic Aptitude Test and then later the "Scholastic Assessment Test". See more »
When Paige interrupts the public meeting, she walks in with severely blackened eyes and bloody cuts on her face. She speaks to the teachers and parents, then runs out. She yells at the news reporter standing outside seconds later and her eyes are no longer black and her cuts are gone. See more »
Do you ever get the feeling that everything in America is completely fucked up?
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pump up the volume is one of the best teen movies of the 90's! it's smart,and very thought-provoking. this is the second most thought-provoking teen movie of all time. second only to the breakfast club. pump up the volume is in the top 3 of the best teen movies of the 90's! it's also very entertaining,and sometimes funny. but a lot of the movie is serious. slater has never been better.
it's a very good movie. i give pump up the volume ***1/2
out of ****
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