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.
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.
He has two plans: complete a college education at his parents' alma mater and marry the girl of his dreams. Cast: Cary Grant, Shirley Temple, Myrna Loy, Rudy Vallee, Ray Collins, Harry Davenport. In the process she instills a new self-confidence in her students -- motivating them towards their greatest potential. A comic film exploring the last day of school -- and one rowdy night -- in the lives of a group of American high school students in late May, 1976. Cast: James Duval, Rose Mc Gowan, Johnathon Schaech, Margaret Cho, Amanda Bearse, Parker Posey. Cast: Jennifer Connelly, Ice Cube, Omar Epps, Regina King, Michael Rapaport, Kristy Swanson, Tyra Banks, Jason Wiles, Laurence Fishburne. A story of two teenagers who unexpectedly experience the excitement, surprise and romantic fantasy of first love. Twenty-four hours in the lives of a group of contemporary American teenagers who, like all teenagers, believe they are invincible. Cast: Shannen Doherty, Jeremy London, Jason Lee, Claire Forlani, Ben Affleck, Joey Lauren Adams, Renee Humphrey, Jason Mewes, Ethan Suplee, Stan Lee, Priscilla Barnes, Michael Rooker. Between brooding and visits to the food court, the unmotivated suburban New Jersey teenagers decide to win their girlfriends back with the help of Silent Bob and Jay, the ultimate delinquents, as they scheme to disrupt T.However, as Andy soon rediscovers, the course of true love never runs smoothly. A playboy is sentenced to date a judge's teenage daughter as punishment for disturbing the peace. 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. Special DVD features: Nine never-before-seen deleted scenes; the blunt truth - side-splitting institutional filmstrip on the dangers of partying; retro public service announcements. Two angst-filled teen lovers pick up a dangerous drifter and the three go on a murder and sex filled spree, eventually winding up being chased by a bunch of neo-Nazi jocks who want to kill them all. First-term freshmen from different countries, races and social backgrounds are forced to integrate when they all enroll in Columbus University. A deeply affecting, no-holds-barred landscape of words and images, depicting with raw honesty the experiences, attitudes and uncertainties of innocence lost. S.'s girlfriend's father's dating game TV show that is going to be broadcast from the local mall. Cast: Parker Posey, Anthony De Sando, Guillermo Diaz, Donna Mitchell, Liev Schreiber, Omar Townsend.After learning about Bill, a young teacher, Mary, whom Bim secretly adores, helps get the young boy into school. Harold Lamb is so excited about going to college that he has been working to earn spending money, practicing college yells, and learning a special way of introducing himself that he saw in a movie. To add to the irony, Julie's free-spirited Sixties parents are terribly confused about the ultra-conservative daughter they've raised. When two poor greasers, Johnny, and Ponyboy are assaulted by a vicious gang, the socs, and Johnny kills one of the attackers, tension begins to mount between the two rival gangs, setting off a turbulent chain of events. Deciding to start their own fraternity, the nerds soon find themselves in a battle royale as the Alpha Betas try to crush their new rivals. Cast: Christine Lahti, Judd Hirsch, Martha Plimpton, River Phoenix. Comedy mixes with biting social commentary in this look into a high school where the teachers are as misfit as the rough bunch of students they are supposed to teach. John Hughes Reinscribes Daddy's Girl in Homes and Schools." In: Sugar, spice, and everything nice : cinemas of girlhood / edited by Frances Gateward and Murray Pomerance. But with their success come the ego trips and greed that threaten to destroy everything they've worked for. Cast: Emilio Estevez, Rob Lowe, Andrew Mc Carthy, Demi Moore, Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy, Mare Winningham, Martin Balsam, Andie Mac Dowell. Cast: Treat Williams, Laura Dern, Mary Kay Place, Elizabeth Berridge, Levon Helm.And when Bim then helps Mary repay a loan, defaulted on by a shifty boyfriend, it becomes evident that Bim can reform. When he arrives at Tate University, he soon becomes the target of practical jokes and ridicule. Special features: Audio commentary by director Jeff Kanew and actors Robert Carradine, Timothy Busfield and Curtis Armstrong; "I'm a nerd, and I'm pretty proud of it" featurette; 'Revenge of the nerds' television plot; deleted scenes; theatrical trailer. When antiwar activists Arthur and Annie Pope blew up a napalm lab in 1971, they accidentally blinded a janitor working late. Cast: Molly Ringwald, Paul Dooley, Carlin Glynn, Justin Henry, Michael Schoeffling, Haviland Morris, Gedde Watanabe, Blanche Baker, Anthony Michael Hall. John Hughes Reinscribes Daddy's Girl in Homes and Schools." In: Sugar, spice, and everything nice : cinemas of girlhood / edited by Frances Gateward and Murray Pomerance. The school is being sued by an ex-student who was graduated without learning to read or write.98 min. Cast: Emilio Estevez, Paul Gleason, Anthony Michael Hall, John Kapelos, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy. A fresh, 23-title soundtrack vibrantly pushes the rap-to-riches story along. Seven friends, recent college graduates, search for a place in the real world and face the issues of career and commitment. Elmo's, their local hang-out, they save, betray and love each one another as only the closest of friends can. Connie is a 15-year-od girl with two things on her mind, boys and how she looks. Fox, James Hampton, Scott Paulin, Susan Ursitti, Jerry Levine, Jay Tarses Teen discovers that puberty for him means he turns into a werewolf.His true character is put to the test, when a raging forest fire threatens the lives of Joan and his co-workers. Cast: Luana Walters, Arthur Gardner, Fay Mc Kenzie, Michael Owen, Dorothy Short. After her class mates taunt her about her horrified reaction to her totally unexpected first period one of them takes pity on her and gets Tommy Ross, her boyfriend and class hunk to invite Carrie to the senior prom. As one by one they drift off to join the mainstream of life they still cling to their shared boyhood dreams. Special features (Disc 2): 'The parent trap' and 'The parent trap II'; Disc 2: "Caught in the act: the making-of 'The parent trap'"; "The Sherman brothers"--Featurette about the award-winning songwriters; "Let's get together" music video; "Whose the twin? Sadistic guards and violent in-mates create a world of degradation from which they must protect themselves. This film about friendship and the indelible experiences of growing up takes place in a small Oregon town as four boys set out on a two-day search for a missing teenager's body, a search that turns into an odyssey of self-discovery. Special features include: director's commentary, featurette "Walking the tracks: the summer of Stand by me", music video Stand by me, talent files, bonus trailers, isolated music score, and scene selections. Julian is a boy with looks, charm, intelligence and a father who sets him up in the record business; he also has a drug habit. Cast: Corey Haim, Jami Gertz, Corey Feldman, Edward Hermann, Barnard Hughes, Jason Patric, Kiefer Sutherland, Dianne Wiest. In 1951, high school seniors Sonny and Duane play football, go to the movies at the Royal Theater, hang out at the pool hall and lust after rich tease Jacy Farrow. two audio commentaries, one from 1991, featuring Bogdanovich and actors Cybill Shepherd, Randy Quaid, Cloris Leachman, and Frank Marshall; the other from 2009, featuring Bogdanovich. Two "making-of" documentaries: "The last picture show : a look back" (1999) and Picture this (1998); "A discussion with filmmaker Peter Bogdanovich", a 2009 Q&A; screen tests and location footage; excerpts from a 1972 television interview with director Franois Truffaut about the new Hollywood. Parents fought him, teachers fought him, but lots of kids loved him. He surprises just about everyone, including himself, when she returns the sentiment. A fast and fresh look at one teenager's pursuit of life, liberty and happiness. Their boyfriends predictably show up to scare them, but a stranger from the beach is also lurking around the house. But their reactions to the world around them vary- one is an unambitious drug dealer, his brother is a college bound teenage father, and the brother's best friend is guided by a strong father who hopes for a better life for his son. DVD 182; VHS 94 Written, directed and edited by Mary Jo Matsumoto.
Largely filmed on location at an actual CCC camp in Southern California's Angeles National Forest, Blazing Barriers was the last starring vehicle for former child star "Junior" Coghlan. A group of small-town high school students has taken up the bad habit of smoking marijuana, leading them down a path of hedonistic activities. Cast: Aldo Ray, Mimsy Farmer, Michael Evans, Laurie Mock, Tim Rooney, Gene Kirkwood. Cast: Martin Sheen, Sissy Spacek, Warren Oates, Ramon Bieri. Meanwhile another girl who has been banned from the prom for her continued aggressive behaviour is not as forgiving and plans a trick to embarrass Carrie in front of the whole school. High school football player Johnnie is going to spend his senior year at Rosedale High School playing pranks and getting together with as many girls as possible. : lost treasures; 1961 Disney Studio album; "Kimbal and Swift: the Disney years"--director David Swift interviews Disney animator Ward Kimbal; "Seeing double" special effects featurette; "Disney legend: Hayley Mills." 81 min. Cast: Molly Ringwald, Harry Dean Stanton, Jon Cryer, Annie Potts, James Spader, Andrew Mc Carthy. His best friend Clay wants to help and is willing to do almost anything for his friend, but Julian is going downhill so fast that he might take his girlfriend and Clay with him. In this hit '80s hybrid of the horror movie and the teen flick, a single mom and her two sons become involved with a pack of vampires when they move into an offbeat Northern California town. Cast: Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke, Josh Charles. school English professor John Keating, who, in an age of crew cuts, sport coats and cheerless conformity, inspires his students to live life to the fullest, exclaiming ... Following two tragic deaths and with Duane gone to Korea and Jacy to college in Dallas, Sonny is left behind but he is determined to carry on, despite a telling sign of incipient communal disintegration: the closing of the Royal Theater. Clark turned Eastside around, becoming a nationally hailed symbol of tough-love education. However, Diane's over-possessive, divorced dad doesn't approve and it's going to take more than just the power of love to conquer all. Cast: Christopher Reid, Robin Harris, Christopher Martin, Martin Lawrence, Tisha Campbell, A. Kid has three things going for him...a tall fade, a wide grin and a way with women but against him are an over-protective father and a trio "Full Force" as the pumped-up punks who want to put an end to Kid's fun. Cast: Jose Gonzalez, Wade Oates, Steven Cook, Seth May, Jeanine James, Brett Mc Kinnin Cort. Cast: Sam Waterston, Tess Harper, Jason London, Emily Warfield, Reese Witherspoon, Gail Strickland. Cast: Omar Epps, Jermaine Hopkins, Khalil Kain, Tupac Shakur.Rocky Sullivan returns to his old neighborhood to find his lawless life style idolized by the young hoodlums there. "Boys to Men: Angels with Dirty Faces (1938)." In: Catholics in the movies / edited by Colleen Mc Dannell. Special features: introduction by Garland biographer John Fricke with Ann Rutherford; "Leo is on the air" radio promo; Andy Hardy trailer gallery. Florida State University Conference on Literature and Film (14th : 1989) Tallahassee : Florida State University Press ; Gainesville, FL : Orders to University Presses of Florida, c1991. Cast: Vivian Mc Gill, Rose Tapley, Al Rigali, Mark Daniels, Linda Lee Hill. The mother hires gigolos to escort her around town and the daughter hosts drinking and stripping parties while mother is away. Cast: Betty Compson, Margaret Marquis, Bob Kellard, Wheeler Oakman, Guy Kingsford, Isabel Lamal, Arthur Houseman. She is considered a has-been by the time she turned seventeen. Lewis, James Brown, Lesley Gore, Aron Kincaid, Bobbi Shaw, Patti Chandler, Mary Hughes, Annette Funicello (uncredited). Cast: Don Sullivan, Katherine Victor, Steve Conte, J. The civic leaders are up in arms about what to do with this evil weed problem! Cast: Jayne Mansfield, Dorothy Keller In her last performance, Jayne Mansfield portrays an innocent, voluptuous teenager who becomes a deserted pregnant wife, a waitress and a demented street-walker. Cast: Shelley Winters, Christopher Jones, Diane Varsi, Hal Holbrook, Millie Perkins, Richard Pryor. Next Max gets the voting age lowered to 14 and goes on to become President. Cast: Cast: Jennifer O'Neill, Gary Grimes, Jerry Houser, Oliver Conant, Lou Frizell. As the police trace the calls, they soon discover that nothing is as it seems. Cast: Glynn Turman, Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs, Garrett Morris, Cynthia Davis. Then they take the National Advanced Placement Calculus exam with surprising results. Todd is a bookish freshman whose full moon transformation into a big wolf on campus brings him glory, girls and a conflict of values. A 12-year-old boy's wish comes true when he asks a mechanical carnival genie to make him 'big' only to awake the next morning and discover he is! Cast: Sonny Bono, Ruth Brown, Divine, Debbie Harry, Ricki Lake, Jerry Stiller, Ric Ocasek, Pia Zadora. A black comedy about American high school life with two of the students killing off the jocks and cheerleaders who make life miserable for all the common ordinary kids in the school and making their deaths seem like suicide. He feels trapped there, surrounded by drugs and danger, so he and his friends pull a robbery to obtain the funds to take them out of Brooklyn forever. Only the other 3 know what happened, and Bishop wants to get rid of them too. On the darkside of Tinseltown, there lives a group of runaways. They survive on the streets begging, prostituting and stealing money. Johnson, Kevin Thigpen, Ebony Jerido, Jerard Washington, Chiquita Jackson, Kisha Richardson.Jerry Connelly, the parish priest sees his hard work turn unavailing because of Rocky's corruptive influence. The evils of loose living and "unbridled lust" in promoting syphilis are detailed in this campy, overacted story of a small-town beauty queen with hopes of making it big in the city who contracts a venereal disease. "Esper, the Renunciator: Teaching 'Bad' Movies to Good Students." In: Defining cult movies : the cultural politics of oppositional taste / edited by Mark Jancovich ... Manchester, UK ; New York : Manchester University Press : Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave, 2003. Complications come up for mother and daughter when they both find themselves seeing the same man and the daughter ends up falling into a prostitution ring while trying to visit her friend. Betty Compson and Wheeler Oakman run an escort bureau. Daisy's meteoric rise to stardom and even faster fade-out is chronicled in an incisive behind-the-scene tour of vintage Hollywood. Two would-be snow studs go undercover as a couple of snow bunnies to find out what girls want from men. Cast: Diane Conti, Joey Naudic, John Batis, Linda Gale. Fabian plays an art teacher who tries to help the kids while he falls for a hot blonde teacher who we find out later is a junkie-slut and the town dope dealer! This film also includes a side plot featuring a love story between two neighbors. Max Frost, a malcontented teen and famous rock star, is so popular that he helps elect a U. His first act is to have everyone over 30 carted off to internment camps as the kids take over the country. Three teenage friends convey the hilarity of their awkward sexual quest and the genuine pain of growing up during a summer vacation on Nattucket Island in 1942. Cast: Richard Dreyfuss, Ronny Howard, Paul Le Mat, Charles Martin Smith, Candy Clark, Mackenzie Phillips. "American graffiti: 1950's nostalgia and teenage androgyny" In: Queering teen culture : all-American boys and same-sex desire in film and television New York : Harrington Park Press, c2006. Special features: Two original scenes with a new vocal soundtrack that were recently uncovered; "The 12 days of 'Black Christmas'" documentary featuring current interviews; separate interview segments with Olivia Hussey and Margot Kidder; midnight screening Q & A session with John Saxon, Bob Clark & Carl Zittrer. Fun-loving and warm movie about high school life in the 1960's. He manages to land a job at a toy company where he experiences the complications of being an adult, but eventually he begins to long for the simple joys of childhood. Tracy Turnblad, a teenager with huge hair, a big grin, and all the right moves, becomes the queen of Baltimore's number one dance revue. DVD 1575 John Waters: This Filthy World Philosopher of filth and reigning king of bad taste, writer-director of offensive cult classic films, John Waters presents an outstanding live one-man show that celebrates his origins of trash with his signature brand of irreverent humor. Among King's best friends are Little J, who is a gay prostitute; Greg, who is drug addicted capable of stealing to buy drugs with the dealer Ted; and the paralytic Manny. A black teenage girl living in Brooklyn dreams of medical school, a family, and an escape from the generational poverty of the inner city. Cast: Mike Myers, Dana Carvey, Tia Carrere, Rob Lowe, Brian Doyle-Murry, Lara Flynn Boyle.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.The judge hopes it will eradicate the girl's crush for the older man, but the judge's daughter and the playboy fall for each other. Cast: Alan Baxter, Lyle Talbot, Lila Leeds, Doug Blackley. A "good" girl works day and night as a dancer in Los Angeles to finance her brother's college education. Cast: Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Deborah Walley, Harvey Lembeck, John Ashley, Jody Mc Crea, Donna Loren, Marta Kristen, Linda Evans, Don Rickles, Paul Lynde. They all have their own problems, which are strained to the breaking point by prejudice, inexperience and misunderstandings. Special features: feature commentary with director and cast members; deleted scenes; live footage from the feature commentary session; featurette; theatrical trailer; MCA soundtrack presentation: The Goops "Build me up Buttercup;" production photographs. Mary is a free-spirited young woman with a run-down New York apartment and a high fashion wardrobe.