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Johnny Walker (Anthony Michael Hall) is a hot-shot high-school quarterback who receives intoxicating offers from spirited college recruiters in this adolescent teen comedy. Bathroom humor and sight gags are strung together in a story involving booze, broads, and other benefits for the coveted quarterback. Robert Downey Jr., Uma Thurman, and Paul Gleason co-star. Even cameos from Jim McMahon and Howard Cosell can't save this feature from itself, though it isn't the fault of the cast. Originally rated PG-13, it was reedited to R (with scenes added) for a home video release. ~ Dan Pavlides, Rovi

  • Release date:March 25, 1988

Cast

Anthony Michael Hall
as Johnny Walker
Robert Downey, Jr.
as Leo Wiggins
Paul Gleason
as Wayne Hisler
Uma Thurman
as Georgia Elkans
Steve James
as Coach Sanders
Seymour Cassel
as Wallace Gibson
Michael Greene
as Tex Wade
Marshall Bell
as Chief Elkans
Michael Alldredge
as Vinny Kroll
Robert Downey, Sr.
as NCAA Investigator
John Pankow
Jennifer Tilly
as Connie Hisler
John Stafford
as Bad Breath
Pete Koch
as Pete Andropolous
George Hall
as Grandpa Walker
Lucianne Buchanan
as Lawanda Wade
Tony Frank
as Joe Bob
David Denney
as Benny Figg
Coquina Dunn
as Sorority Girl
Philisha Sanders
as Cheerleader
Denise Thorson
as Eunice Elkans
Gary M. Zuckerbrod
Larry Wolf
as Recruiter Larry
Michael Colyar
as Recruiter Mike
Lee Ritchey
as Recruiter Lee
Adam Faraizl
as Randy Walker
Jack Gould
as Priest
Dennis Letts
as Army General
Craig Tonelson
as Pete Provolone
John Cunningham
as Substitute
Hayley Ladner
as Joanie Dorfman
Holly Harrington
as Cheerleader
Karen Cecka
as Girl at Motel
John Hawkes
as Pizza Boy
Scott Bate
as Pizza Boy
Michael Petty
as Hari Krishna
Thethia Hanson
as Tupperware Lady
Harlan Jordan
as Exterminator
Harvey Christiansen
as Bait Shop Owner
Doris Hargrave
as Woman at Piermont
Jack Gould
as Priest
Adam Faraizl
as Randy Walker
Michael Petty
as Hari Krishna
Dennis Letts
as Army General
Harvey Christiansen
as Bait Shop Owner
Thethia Hanson
as Tupperware Lady
Michael Colyar
as Recruiter Mike
Harlan Jordan
as Exterminator
Holly Harrington
as Cheerleader
Philisha Sanders
as Cheerleader
David Denney
as Benny Figg
Karen Cecka
as Girl at Motel
Craig Tonelson
as Pete Provolone
Coquina Dunn
as Sorority Girl
Hayley Ladner
as Joanie Dorfman
Denise Thorson
as Eunice Elkans
Scott Bate
as Pizza Boy
John Cunningham
as Substitute
Lee Ritchey
as Recruiter Lee
Larry Wolf
as Recruiter Larry
John Hawkes
as Pizza Boy

Crew

Bud Smith
Director
Adam Fields
Producer
David Obst
Screenwriter
Jeff Buhai
Screenwriter
Robert Yeoman
Cinematographer
Gary Prukop
Songwriter
Tommy Dunbar
Songwriter
Charles Judge
Songwriter
Kurt Weill
Featured Music
David Obst
Songwriter
Marc Blitzstein
Featured Music
Dan Bradley
Songwriter
Dick Rudolph
Composer (Music Score)
Dick Rudolph
Musical Direction/Supervision
Scott Smith
Editor
Gregg Fonseca
Production Designer
Sharon Seymour
Art Director
Jeffrey Chernov
Co-producer
Karen Penhale
Associate Producer
David Obst
Executive Producer
Jeff Buhai
Executive Producer
Dorree Cooper
Set Designer
Steve Maslow
Sound/Sound Designer
Paul Moen
First Assistant Director
Russell Towery
Stunts
Jeffrey Chernov
Production Manager
Gary M. Zuckerbrod
Casting
Russell Towery
Stunts Coordinator
Devorah Fischa
Makeup
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