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Poison Ivy (1985)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Romance | TV Movie 10 February 1985
Two teenage summer camp counselors struggle with their younger campers, providing a variety of humorous situations and romantic encounters.

Director:

Larry Elikann

Writer:

Bennett Tramer
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael J. Fox ... Dennis Baxter
Nancy McKeon ... Rhonda Malone
Caren Kaye ... Margo Klopper
Adam Baldwin ... Ike Dimick
Robert Klein ... 'Big Irv' Klopper
Joe Wright ... Jerry Disbro
Thomas Nowell ... Brian Firestone (as Tommy Nowell)
Matthew Shugailo Matthew Shugailo ... Toby Kaplan
Derek Googe Derek Googe ... Bobby Novak
Cary Guffey ... Timmy Mezzy
Cameron Arnett ... Steve Sawyer
Brett Rice ... Martin Blair
David Wasman David Wasman
Shanna Stewart Shanna Stewart ... Irene
Carol Chambers ... Nurse Blanche Zucko
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It's summer once again and kids flock from everywhere to go to Camp Pinewood in Clifton, Maine (originally filmed in Georgia). Dennis Baxter is the new camp counselor who has the hots for Rhonda, the new nurse. Timmy is the shy kid with no self esteem who takes every chance to run away; Tody is the overweight kid who wants to be a comedian; Brian is the poet; Bobby is the athletically gifted one; and Jerry is the slick talking, high dealing city boy from Philadelphia. The camp is lead by the fearless Big Irv. Written by Pat McCurry <ccgrad97@aol.com>

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If parents only knew what really went on at summer camp!

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Comedy | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 February 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Poison Ivy See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Michael J. Fox and Nancy McKeon starred in High School U.S.A. (1983). See more »

Quotes

'Big Irv' Klopper: Tell Walter to fix that thing.
Ike Dimick: Roger.
'Big Irv' Klopper: Walter!
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Summer fun
7 August 2001 | by ZoeBeanSee all my reviews

Poison Ivy is a funny story revolving around a counselor (Michael J. Fox) and his five campers at a boys' camp called Camp Pinewood. Dennis Baxter (Fox) is looking for love in all the wrong places, until he meets the beautiful Rhonda (Nancy McKeon), the assistant camp nurse. The trouble is, she's already engaged to be married and isn't interested. Dennis's 11-year-old campers each have adventures of their own -- one wants to escape from camp, another tries to woo Rhonda (and takes a romp in poison ivy in order to spend more time in the infirmary with a certain someone), and another devises a scheme to get all the camp goodies into his bunk's possession. It's one adventure after another for these kids, as they learn about loyalty and standing up for what's right.


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