R.P.M. stands for (political) revolutions per minute. Anthony Quinn plays a liberal college professor at a west coast college during the heady days of campus activism in the late 1960's. Radical students take over the college, the president resigns, and Quinn's character, who has always been a champion of student activism, is appointed president. As the students continue to push the envelope of revolution, Quinn's character is faced with the challenge of restoring order or abetting the descent into anarchy.
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Did You Know?
Stanley Kramer always referred to this film in interviews as his least favorite and least successful of the films he has directed. See more
Prof. F.W.J. 'Paco' Perez
"Lickety split"? Where do you get your vocabulary?
As the opening credits roll, the screen flips like a coin-like wipe with the text appearing in the center of the "coin". See more
We Don't Know Where We're Goin'
Written by Barry De Vorzon
, Perry Botkin Jr.
Additional lyrics by Melanie
Performed by Melanie
Courtesy of Buddah Records See more