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Abby (Lori Loughlin) and her brother, Loren (Shannon Presby), seem to have it all: good looks, lots of friends, and a great relationship with their loving mom and their heroic, discipline-minded military dad. When their folks are killed in a car crash, however, the siblings must move to small-town Florida to live with their sweet but cash-impaired Uncle Charlie (Ed Jones) and Aunt Fay (Lucy Martin), who own a gas station and a struggling, bargain-bin amusement park. For Abby and Loren, life in the Sunshine State proves to be a mixture of hard work, new faces, and harassment at the hands of drug-dealing, skirt-chasing local scion Dutra (James Spader) and his gang of trailer-park psychopaths. Dutra places a bet with the wiry, reptilian Gideon (John Philbin) about which of the young villains will be able to bed Abby first, leading to a series of increasingly vile sexual come-ons. Abby, however, has other romantic ideas involving a kindly boy named Mark (Eric Stoltz). Between bouts of defending his sister's honor, Loren finds a similarly wholesome romance with pretty, blond Karen (Paige Lyn Price). With the help of these new friends, Loren and Abby make some headway in the local social hierarchy, but their skirmishes with Dutra and his minions escalate, climaxing with attempted rape, kidnapping, and bumper-car violence on the night of a high-school dance. Director Sean S. Cunningham also directed the original Friday the 13th. ~ Brian J. Dillard, Rovi

Cast

Shannon Presby
as Loren
Lori Loughlin
as Abby
James Spader
as Dutra
John Philbin
as Gideon
Vince Grant
as Joe Bob
Theron Montgomery
as Gordo
Eddie Jones
as Charlie
Lucy Martin
as Aunt Fay
Eric Stoltz
as Mark
Court Miller
as Sheriff
Gregory Gilbert
as Redneck
Barry Moss
Alexander Panas
as Paint Store Proprietor
Tom Atkins
as "Mac" MacWilliams
Jean de Baer
as Mary Beth MacWilliams
Brad Sullivan
as Colonel Jenkins
John Archie
as Math Teacher
Toni Crabtree
as Newscaster
Fred Buch
as Guidance Counselor
Ilse Earl
as Guidance Counselor
Noel Rego
as Friend
Donnie Kehr
as Friend
Tim Waldrip
as Friend
Margaret Welsh
as Friend
Noel Rego
as Friend
Brad Sullivan
as Colonel Jenkins
Fred Buch
as Guidance Counselor
Alexander Panas
as Paint Store Proprietor
Gregory Gilbert
as Redneck
Tom Atkins
as "Mac" MacWilliams
Tim Waldrip
as Friend
Jean de Baer
as Mary Beth MacWilliams
Toni Crabtree
as Newscaster
Ilse Earl
as Guidance Counselor
Donnie Kehr
as Friend
John Archie
as Math Teacher

Crew

Sean S. Cunningham
Director
Sean S. Cunningham
Producer
Andrew Fogelson
Producer
Stephen Gyllenhaal
Screenwriter
Brian Taggert
Screenwriter
Steven Poster
Cinematographer
Miriam Cutler
Songwriter
Evan Archerd
Songwriter
Joe Harnell
Songwriter
Bill Wray
Songwriter
Michel Rubini
Composer (Music Score)
Michel Rubini
Songwriter
Lalo Schifrin
Composer (Music Score)
Steve Nelson
Songwriter
Rita Roland
Editor
Robb Wilson King
Production Designer
Barbara de Fina
Production Designer
Barbara de Fina
Associate Producer
Molly Maginnis
Costume Designer
Mike Kirton
Stunts
Jeff Moldovan
Stunts
Jay Amor
Stunts
Artie Malesci
Stunts
Barry Moss
Casting
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