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Free Ride (1986)

R | | Comedy | 17 January 1986 (USA)
A group of teenagers borrow a car, unaware that gangsters have stashed mob money in it. The gangsters are determined to get the money back, but the teens, inspired by the Rambo movies, fight back.

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Tom Trbovich

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Ron Zwang (screenplay) (as Ronald Z. Wang), Lee Fulkerson (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gary Hershberger ... Dan Garten
Reed Rudy ... Greg Novak
Dawn Schneider Dawn Schneider ... Jill Monroe
Peter DeLuise ... Carl Beluga
Brian MacGregor Brian MacGregor ... Elmer Reynolds
Warren Berlinger ... Dean Stockwell
Mamie Van Doren ... Debbie Stockwell
Renee Props ... Kathy (as Babette Props)
Chick Vennera ... Edgar Ness
Anthony Charnota Anthony Charnota ... Vinnie Garbagio
Mario Marcelino Mario Marcelino ... Vito Garbagio
Joe Tornatore ... Murray Garbagio
Ken Olfson ... Mr. Stanley Lennox
Liam Sullivan ... Mr. Monroe
Frank Campanella Frank Campanella ... Old Man Garbagio
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A group of teenagers borrow a car, unaware that gangsters have stashed mob money in it. The gangsters are determined to get the money back, but the teens, inspired by the Rambo movies, fight back.

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Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 January 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Boarding School See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Mono

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Color
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Spoofs First Blood (1982) See more »

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Composed and Performed by Smile
Courtesy of MCA/Curb Records
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very funny 80's comedy!
24 August 1999 | by jaws!See all my reviews

i really like this movie. i first saw it in the late-80's or very early 1990. i still watch it now. it's a movie about a troublesome,but cool dude named dan who steals a cool car that has a quarter of a million dollars in it from mobsters. he goes to a special school to hang out with his buddy greg,and meet girls over at a near by school for girls. the dean of the school is very funny in a lot of scenes. but the funniest person in this movie is the dean's pet student named carl. carl steals every scene he's in. the dean also does business with the same mobsters who dan stole from. the mobsters later get a lead from the dean on who stole their money,and car. the dean hates dan,and greg. he's always sending his pet student carl to see what dan,and greg are doing. some people might think the comedy in this movie is stupid,but i think it's very funny,and entertaining. it's kind of unknown. but it has been on USA late at night before. but not very often. all in all a very funny,cool,and entertaining movie. i give free ride *** out of ****


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