A dedicated young teacher soon loses his idealism when he has to deal with the tensions that threaten to destroy his classroom. Cast: James Dean, Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo, Jim Backus, Ann Doran, Corey Allen. "Gidget Goes Hysterical." In: Sugar, spice, and everything nice : cinemas of girlhood / edited by Frances Gateward and Murray Pomerance. Meanwhile Dee Dee is torn between Frankie and British recording star, the Potato Bug. "How to stuff a wild bikini: the beach movies." In: Queering teen culture : all-American boys and same-sex desire in film and television / Jeffery P. Teased by her classmates and tormented by the school bully, Dawn develops an improbable plan to seduce the star of a high-school garage band. A haunting portrait of life in a small town hit by a tornado. 42 Issue 2, p257-272, 16p UC users only Sklar, Robert. "Nowhere" is the final chapter in Gregg Araki's "Teen Apocalypse Trilogy." It follows a day in the life of Dark (James Duval), an 18-year-old living in the psychedelic, drug-addicted, sex crazed world that is life in Los Angeles. Garfield is skilled, smart, committed: the total package as a teacher. And what he confronts in a school turned increasingly into a battlefield may be more than he can bear. A puppy-love infatuation begins as Eric realizes that if he's falling in love with a male, he must be gay. A unique thriller that blends teenage angst, cutting edge comedy, and out of this world special effects. Cast: Jeremy Irons, Melanie Griffith, Frank Langella, Dominique Swain. Cast: Edward Furlong, Christina Ricci, Bess Armstrong, Mary Kay Place, Martha Plimpton, Brendan Sexton III, Mink Stole, Lili Taylor.
With the help of his one real friend Peggy, he resolves to make every possible effort to become popular. Since then, the Popes and their children have stayed together by staying a step ahead of the law, running from state to state, job to job, assumed identity to assumed identity. He's ready to stop running from a past he had nothing to do with, ready to start making his own future. It's Sam's sweet sixteen birthday and no one in her family remembers the important occasion. Five teenage students with nothing in common, spend a Saturday detention together in their high school library. they had nothing to say, but by p.m., they had bared their souls to each other and become friends. But when she flirts with an older, handsome and predatory stranger, she isn't prepared for the frightening and traumatic consequences. One of the beneficial side effects is that it also turns him into a top-notch basketball player. Cast: Anthony Michael Hall, Kelly Le Brock, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Bill Paxton, Suzanne Snyder, Judie Aronson, Robert Downey (Jr.), Robert Rusler. Cast: Blythe Danner, Bob Dishy, Judith Ivey, Jonathan Silverman, Brian Drillinger, Stacy Glick, Lisa Waltz. Cast: Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Mia Sara, Jeffrey Jones, Jennifer Grey, Charlie Sheen, Ben Stein.
Special features: Disc 1: Commentary by Leonard Maltin, director Richard Correll and film historian Richard W. Clara Bow plays Cynthia Day, a tough girl at Prescott College who runs with a fast crowd. DVD X715 Directors, Dorothy Davenport and Melville Shyer. Various beach goers have their eyes on the hot new lifeguard Dina. Cast: Dennis Christopher, Dennis Quaid, Daniel Stern, Jackie Earle Haley, Barbara Barrie, Paul Dooley, Robyn Douglass. Cast: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold, Phoebe Cates, Brian Backer, Robert Romanus, Ray Walston, Nicolas Cage, Forest Whitaker. "Teen Films: American Graffiti, Cooley High, Animal House, Diner, Fast Times at Ridgemont High." In: American films of the 70s : conflicting visions / Peter Lev. (Full text available online [UCB users only]; Print: Main (Gardner) Stacks; Moffitt PN1993.5. "Teen Films." In: The films of the seventies : a social history / by William J. She's an average teen who endures creepy freshmen, spoiled siblings, confused parents and the beautiful blonde who stands between her and the boy of her dreams. Based on: Where are you going, where have you been / by Joyce Carol Oates. But will his notoriety cost him his friends and can he find true love? Two nerdy best friends have the power to create the "perfect woman". Cast: Deborah Foreman, Griffin O'Neal, Clayton Rohner. John invited her college friends up to her parents' secluded island home for the time of their lives, she forgot to tell them it just might be the last time of their lives. Fifteen-year-old Eugene Jerome is trying to uncover life's mysteries in this adaptation of a Broadway hit about growing up in Brooklyn during the late 1930's. A high school student is determined to get a day off with his friends by outwitting his principal. But this time he has the entire school and more believing he is on the verge of death.
When her brother comes home from college and finds out what his sister has been up to to finance his education, he commits suicide. Cast: Ginny Simms, Tom Drake, Jane Night, Michael O'Shea, Russ Morgan. With the usual gang of kids and a mermaid named Lorelei. To repay the loan, she begins working as a library clerk. Cast: Jeremy Piven, Chris Young, David Spade, Megan Ward, Sarah Trigger, Jessica Walter.
Beset by guilt, she slips farther down into the pit of marijuana addiction and despair. Songstress Ginny Simms stars as Vickie Peters, an unknown selected for stardom by radio deejay Mike Richards. Cast: Joanne Arnold, Timothy Farrell, Harry Keaton, Lou Monson, Mary Lou O'Connor, Mildred Kalke, Norman Stanley, Thelma Montgomery, Bernard Carroll. "Mapping the beach: beach movies, exploitation film and geographies of whiteness." In: The persistence of whiteness : race and contemporary Hollywood cinema / edited by Daniel Bernardi. At first she hates it, but when challenged decides to master the Dewey Decimal System and become a great library clerk, while romancing a Lebanese falafel vendor and helping her roommate in his goal to become a professional DJ. Port Chester University (aka Politically Correct U) -- where the politically correct go head-to-head with the Party Animals, resulting in the rowdiest college comedy since "Animal House." 80 min. Cast: Al Giordano, Jeff Constan, Desi del Valle, John Connally, Eddie Daniels, Wendee Curtis, Shelly Volk and Helen Palladino. Cast: Fairuza Balk, Robin Tunney, Neve Campbell, Rachel True.
Cast: Buck Jones, George Stone, Helen Ferguson, William Buckley. A high school girl's basketball team is stalked by an escaped mental patient with a portable drill. "Valley girl" Julie from California's wealthy San Fernando Valley, meets and falls for Randy, a fast-moving teen from Hollywood. Thomas Howell, Matt Dillon, Ralph Macchio, Patrick Swayze, Rob Lowe, Diane Lane, Emilio Estevez, Tom Cruise, Leif Garrett, Glenn Withrow. They trust their college-bound 17-year-old son but they shouldn't. No sooner do Joel's parents step on the plane when he raids the liquor cabinet, has a joyride in Dad's Porsche, and spends a night of passion with a young call girl named Lana. At Adams College, the jocks rule the school from their house on high, the Alpha Beta fraternity. Cast: Sheila E., RUN-DMC, The Fat Boys, Kurtis Blow, Blair Underwood, The New Edition.
Bim seems to be his town's biggest loser, but when he takes a needy 13-year-old boy named Bill under his wing, it seems there may be some hope for Bim. Cast: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Brooks Benedict, James Anderson, Hazel Keener. From the time they meet until the tale's tender conclusion, it's war on the "cliques" with Julie's proper Valley friends trying to reunite her with her old flame and Randy and his pal crashing the Valley parties. Coming of age movie set in Tulsa Oklahoma in the mid sixties. So when a group of socially-challenged misfits try to go Greek, they are immediately rejected by every house on campus. Cast: Nick Nolte, Jobeth Williams, Judd Hirsch, Ralph Macchio, Allen Garfield, Lee Grant, Richard Mulligan. A talented group of street-savvy urban kids hook up with Krush Groove, a hot new rocord label.The younger sister of one of the beauticians falls under the unwanted gaze of the lecherous businessman. Cast: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, Humphrey Bogart, Ann Sheridan, George Bancroft, the "Dead End" Kids (Bowery Boys). The big Christmas dance is coming, and Andy has made dates with both his steady girlfriend Polly and the voluptuous Cynthia. A school teacher crusades against pre-teenage girls forced into marriages with older men in the Appalachian mountains. Cast: Mary Ainslee, Betty Compson, Willy Castello, Betty Atkinson, Tommy Wonder. After auditioning for producer Raymond Swan of Swan Studios she becomes the toast of Hollywood. Brooklyn bad girl Terry becomes the top mama of "The Rebels" by manipulating the guys and eliminating the dolls. Crowded classes, broken windows, lack of chalk and books are only a few of the problems she will have to face. Cast: Fabian, Diane Mc Bain, Patty Mc Cormack, Kevin Coughlin. Grogg, Jr Chicago : Nelson-Hall, c1982 (Main Stack PN1993.5. As the residents of sorority house Pi Kappa Sig prepare for the festive season, a demonic stranger begins to stalk the house. But as fast as their romance builds, it's threatened by the painful reality of peer pressure. Special features: Commentary with director Joel Schumacher ; featurettes ; deleted scenes ; production notes; theatrical trailer. The killer returns this time as a physical manifestation of a young girl's nightmares, slaying more teens in the guise of an evil rocker with a deadly guitar. Jaime Escalante, a math teacher at East Los Angeles' Garfield High School, refuses to write off his kids as losers. With the help of a time-traveling messenger they round up some historical heavyweights for their class project! With a meticulous lyric style, the film combines sprawling landscapes, scenes of passionless sexuality, and allusions to Orson Welles' Chimes at Midnightas it addresses issues of love, family, politics, and homosexuality." (Facets, catalog 12) 105 min. To get some, they rob a corner grocery store, but the lunatic Bishop intentionally shoots the clerk for no apparent reason.Meanwhile, the girl's newspaper reporter boyfriend investigating the prostitution ring is set up for a fall with the police, by the crooked businessman who hopes to make the girl his own. Two childhood friends grow up and go their separate ways--one a criminal and the other a parish priest. Andy's younger next door neighbor Betsy also begins to fall in love with him. "'Once upon a Time in Idealized America ': Simulated Utopia and the Hardy Family Series." In: Cultural power/cultural literacy : selected papers from the Fourteenth Annual Florida State University Conference on Literature and Film / edited by Bonnie Braendlin. "Dwain Esper: Exposing a Nation's Shame and Getting Away With It." In: Down and dirty : Hollywood's exploitation filmmakers and their movies Jefferson, NC : Mc Farland, c1993. The school teacher, desperate to get a law passed to outlaw this procedure, enlists the help of her boyfriend, who is an assistant district attorney. A divorced mother and her teenaged daughter lead equally wild lifestyles. "Mapping the beach: beach movies, exploitation film and geographies of whiteness." In: The persistence of whiteness : race and contemporary Hollywood cinema / edited by Daniel Bernardi. Daisy must then come to terms with her new found fame and the 1930's Hollywood star treatment. Cast: Frankie Avalon, Dwayne Hickman, Deborah Walley, Yvonne Craig, Robert Q. Based on the novel of the same title by Bel Kaufman. A marijuana exploitation movie about a delinquent teenage pot smoking club called "Mary Jane." The film begins with a car full of pot smoking teens driving recklessly down the road until they hit and kill a bystander then go off a cliff and die themselves! "Teen Films: American Graffiti, Cooley High, Animal House, Diner, Fast Times at Ridgemont High." In: American films of the 70s : conflicting visions / Peter Lev. (Full text available online [UCB users only]; Print: Main (Gardner) Stacks; Moffitt PN1993.5. "Epic world of American Graffiti." In: Movies as artifacts : cultural criticism of popular film / edited by Michael T. A series of grisly obscene phone calls begins to plague the residents and soon they will each meet their fate at the hands of the psychotic intruder. Special DVD features: The first time: "The making of 'Pretty in pink'" featurette; "Zoids and Richies" featurette; "Prom queen: All about Molly" featurette; "Volcanic ensembles" featurette; "Prom stories" featurette; Favorite scenes; Commentary by director Howard Deutch; Wrap up: The epilogue; Photo gallery; The original ending: The lost dance. He cajoles, pushes, wheedles, needles, threatens and inspires 18 kids to become math whizzes. Cast: Jason Bateman, Kim Darby, John Astin, Paul Sand, James Hampton. Cast: Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, Robert Loggia, John Heard, Jared Rushton. Cast: Winona Ryder, Christian Slater, Shannen Doherty, Lisanne Falk, Kim Walker, Penelope Milford. "Youth Cinema and the Culture of Rebellion: Heathers and the Rebel Archetype." In: Rebel without a cause : approaches to a maverick masterwork / J. Albany : State University of New York Press, c2005. DVD 8065; vhs 916 Noted as the directorial debut of Matty Rich (he was 19 when he made the film), this is the story of a young man desperate to get out of the Brooklyn projects where he, his family and his friends live. They run into an alley where Raheem tells Bishop to give him the gun, they fight, and Raheem gets shot. Cast: Sean Astin, David Arquette, Lara Flynn Boyle, Peter Dobson, Balthazar Getty, Ricki Lake, James Le Gros, Dermot Mulroney, Adam Baldwin, Nancy Mc Keon, Alyssa Milano, Will Smith, Christian Slater, Rachel Ticotin, Stephen Tobolowsky.When originally produced, this was a sincere exploration of the evils of marijuana. High school kids get hooked on marijuana, which leads to wild behavior, accidents and ultimately death and murder. "From Reefer Madness to Freddy's Dead: The Portrayal of Marijuana Use in Motion Pictures." In: Beyond the stars III / edited by Paul Loukides and Linda K. Bowling Green, Ohio : Bowling Green University Popular Press (Main Stack PN1995.9. Tough street kid Tommy Mc Grath and his dim-witted pal Fats Moody, on the run after a botched robbery attempt, seek refuge in a Civilian Conservation Corps work camp. Special features: Introduction to the new edition by Walter Hill; featurettes: The beginning, Battleground, The way home, The phenomenon ; original theatrical trailer. High school student Jill Johnson is traumatized over an evening of babysitting by a caller who repeatedly asks, "Have you checked the children lately? Performers: Steve Guttenberg, Daniel Stern, Mickey Rourke, Kevin Bacon, Timothy Daly, Ellen Barkin, Paul Reiser. " featuring interviews with Hughes, Jones, Broderick (10 min.); "The world according to Ben Stein" featuring interview clips with Stein (11 min.); "Vintage Ferris Bueller" featuring interviews with Broderick, Ruck, and Jones (11 min.); "Class album" of cast stills. But the mother wants to move, so they have to act fast. Cast: Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges, Ellen Burstyn, Ben Johnson, Cloris Leachman, Cybill Shepherd. Cast: Morgan Freeman, Beverly Todd, Robert Guillaume, Alan North, Lynne Tigpen. Harris, David Greenlee, Brandi Burkett, Hope Marie Carlton, Maria Claire, and Maria Ford.DVD bonus features: Audio commentary by Mike Nelson of TV's "Mystery Science Theater 3000"; color design commentary by Legend Films; short film: "Grandpa's marijuana handbook" by Evan Keliher; Reefer Madness trailer. Contemptuous of authority and convinced his fellow corpsmen are suckers, Tommy is a major disruption until he falls for pretty Joan Martin, daughter of the local sheriff. Carrie White is a shy young girl who doesn't make friends easily. " After notifying the police, Jill is told that the calls are coming from inside the house... Set in 1959, a group of long-time buddies since high school gather in a local diner to share their escapades and make sense of their lives. "Teen Films: American Graffiti, Cooley High, Animal House, Diner, Fast Times at Ridgemont High." In: American films of the 70s : conflicting visions / Peter Lev. (Full text available online [UCB users only]; Print: Main (Gardner) Stacks; Moffitt PN1993.5. "Teen Films." In: The films of the seventies : a social history / by William J. Eventually, the mother's twin sister is brought in to aid them. Two innocent teenagers are thrown into a juvenile facility. Cast: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Jerry O'Connell, Kiefer Sutherland, Richard Dreyfuss. Cast: Andrew Mc Carthy, Jami Gertz, Robert Downey, Jr. " The charismatic teacher's emotionally charged challenge is met by his students with irrepressible enthusiasm--changing their lives forever. A bitter-sweet story of teenagers who come of age in Anarene, a fictional one-horse town in Texas. Fact-based story of high school principal Joe Clark, who armed himself with a bullhorn and a Louisville Slugger and slammed the door at Eastside High in Paterson, New Jersey to keep trouble makers out and serious strivers in. An eternal optimist, seeks to capture the heart of Diane, an unattainable high school beauty and straight-A student. A teen whose parents are away decides to have a slumber party with her girlfriends. For three young men growing up in South Central Los Angeles, the "hood" is a place of drive-by shootings, unemployment, drugs and pain.The danger of consulting quacks for quick cures and the importance of getting competent medical help are melodramatically underscored. Betty's daughter has been educated elsewhere and does not know about her mother's business. Cast: Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland, Gil Stratton, Robert E. Y) Jackson, Kathy Merlock "Frankie and Annette at the Beach: The Beach Locale in American Movies and its Dominance in the 1960s." In: Beyond the stars IV / edited by Paul Loukides and Linda K. Bowling Green, Ohio : Bowling Green University Popular Press, c1990- (Main Stack PN1995.9. Will these cross-dressing cross-country skiers get what they want - or just discover that some like it cold? The Fastbacks, high school hotrodders, try to figure out the identiy of the a psycho who leaves a stocking wrapped around his victims' necks. One of the teenagers develops a crush on an "older woman" of 22 who is married to an army pilot who is away serving in WWII. The misadventures of four California teenagers one late summer night in 1962 become the focal point for an audience trip back to the last "innocent" years of the 50's and early 60's. Preach, a serious-minded writer and Cochise, a basketball hero headed for college, are best friends at Cooley High in Chicago. "Teen Films: American Graffiti, Cooley High, Animal House, Diner, Fast Times at Ridgemont High." In: American films of the 70s : conflicting visions / Peter Lev. (Full text available online [UCB users only]; Print: Main (Gardner) Stacks; Moffitt PN1993.5. "Teen Films." In: The films of the seventies : a social history / by William J. When newcomer and runaway Heather comes from Chicago, she meets King. But when Little J kills Tommy Ray to protect King, he is falsely accused of murder and chased by the police, with tragic consequences. Her dreams are put on hold when she becomes pregnant by her boyfriend. Wayne and Garth have their own public access TV show.