• PG, 1 hr. 37 min.
  • Comedy
  • Directed By:    Savage Steve Holland
  • In Theaters:    Jan 1, 1985 Wide
  • On DVD:    Jul 16, 2002
  • CBS Entertainment Production

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Film Freak Central
August 6, 2011

Charles Cassady
Common Sense Media
December 8, 2009

Uneven, occasionally hilarious '80s teen comedy.

Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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October 18, 2008


Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic
February 27, 2007

Full Review | Original Score: C+
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
August 12, 2006

James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
January 21, 2004

Full Review | Original Score: 3/4

Entertainment Insiders
August 27, 2003


CHUD
June 4, 2003

Kage Alan
Modamag.com
September 22, 2002

Abbie Bernstein
Audio Video Revolution
September 11, 2002

Matt Brighton
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August 14, 2002

Mike Jackson
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August 12, 2002

Dan Lopez
digitallyOBSESSED.com
August 8, 2002


Boxoffice Magazine
August 8, 2002

Jason Bovberg
DVDTalk.com
August 8, 2002

Full Review | Original Score: 2/5