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High School Confidential!

High School Confidential! (1958)

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Producer Albert Zugsmith serves up another all-star exposť with High School Confidential. Delivering a superb performance under the circumstances, Russ Tamblyn heads the cast as "typical" high schooler Tony Baker. Usually seen in the company of his voluptuous "aunt" Gwen Dulaine (the truly impressive Mamie Van Doren), Tony convinces one and all that he's looking for kicks of the controlled-substance kind. In truth, however, our hero is really an undercover narcotics agent named Mike Wilson,

Unrated,

Drama, Mystery & Suspense, Classics

Robert Blees, Lewis Meltzer

Jun 15, 2004

MGM

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All Critics (15) | Top Critics (4) | Fresh (6) | Rotten (3) | DVD (2)

As astringent a vision of the late-'50s as Frank Tashlin's are opulent

February 12, 2010 Full Review Source: CinePassion
CinePassion

A most ridiculous classic cult teen-exploitation film about juvenile delinquents in the 1950s, but not without being entertaining.

March 28, 2008 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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Hot stuff in '58, but period sleaze is nostalgic fun now.

August 3, 2007
Video-Reviewmaster.com

Hilariously broad exploitation stuff.

July 27, 2002
eFilmCritic.com

Audience Reviews for High School Confidential!

This movie may remind you of reefer madness and movies like it, and it should it's basically the same kind of film, one that's supposed to make you aware of the dark side of the teenage nightlife or something like that. This movie has a good story, but in the end it's lacking something.
November 17, 2010
ajv2688

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Fantastic Drug Propaganda from the 50's

The beat poetry and Jerry Lee Lewis are particularly choice
February 4, 2008
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