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There Goes My Baby (1994)

Graduates of a Los Angeles high school in 1965 see America's culture and politics gradually change.

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Pirate
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Stick (as Rick Schroder)
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Sunshine
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Finnegan
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Babette
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Tracy
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Mary Beth
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Calvin (as Kenny Ransom)
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Pop
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Mr. Burton (as Paul Xavier Gleason)
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Mr. Maran
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Lottie
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Frank
Humble Harve Miller ...
The Beard
Shon Greenblatt ...
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Storyline

In the final few days of Pop's Paradise - a hamburger joint that's been a second home to Westwood High's senior class - and a group of friends must face the biggest decisions of their lives. There's Stick, a surfer headed for Vietnam, Pirate, who wants to discover America along Route 66, and Michael, whose political activism may destroy his Harvard-bound future. Little do any of them realize that their final carefree days will also mark the end of their - and all of America's - innocence. Written by Anonymous

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It was a summer they would never forget. See more »

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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2 September 1994 (USA)  »

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The Last Days of Paradise  »

Box Office

Budget:

$10,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$84,137 (USA) (5 September 1994)

Gross:

$123,509 (USA)
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Filmed in 1990, but wasn't released until four years later due to Orion Pictures' bankruptcy. See more »

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The film is set in 1965, so it's unlikely Pirate would have heard Tim Hardin's "A Reason to Believe" which wasn't released until 1966. See more »

Connections

References Cat Ballou (1965) See more »

Soundtracks

There Goes My Baby
Written by Jerry Leiber, Ben E. King (as Benjamin Nelson), Lover Patterson,
Mike Stoller and George Treadwell
Performed by The Drifters
Published by Chappell & Co. (ASCAP), Unichappell Music, Inc. (BMI) & Jot Music (BMI)
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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A Ripoff of "American Graffiti"
6 October 2015 | by (Bangkok, Thailand) – See all my reviews

The only saving grace is the great soundtrack. It's a lot of fun, even if some of the songs were not released in the 1965 framework of the movie. George Lucas should have sued these guys for ripping off "American Graffiti". The move even has a third-rate DJ sitting in for Wolfman Jack. Fortunately, after spending $10M to film it, the movie grossed less than $200K. Hopefully, the director and producer never got involved in the film industry again. Many of the cast have had long and distinguished careers on TV and in movies. This early attempt has them over-acting and chewing scenery. Lots of yelling and screaming filling in for real emotions. Fortunately, this stinker of a movie did not affect their careers.


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