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Private Resort (1985)

R | | Comedy | 3 May 1985 (USA)
The story of two adolescent boys who are guests at a Florida resort for the week-end. Their only interest is, of course, chasing girls, but fate has much more in store for them.

Director:

George Bowers

Writers:

Gordon Mitchell (screenplay), Ken Segall (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rob Morrow ... Ben
Johnny Depp ... Jack
Emily Longstreth ... Patti
Karyn O'Bryan ... Dana
Hector Elizondo ... The Maestro
Dody Goodman ... Mrs. Rawlings
Tony Azito Tony Azito ... Reeves
Hilary Shepard ... Shirley (as Hilary Shapiro)
Leslie Easterbrook ... Bobbie Sue
Michael Bowen ... Scott
Lisa London ... Alice
Andrew Dice Clay ... Curt (as Andrew Clay)
Ronald E. House Ronald E. House ... The Barber (as Ron House)
Christopher Wynne Christopher Wynne ... Mike (as Greg Wynne)
Nora Gaye Nora Gaye ... Kelly
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The story of two adolescent boys who are guests at a Florida resort for the week-end. Their only interest is, of course, chasing girls, but fate has much more in store for them. Written by Anonymous

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Spend a weekend with no reservations! See more »

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Comedy

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Trivia

Johnny Depp and Rob Morrow were so embarrassed by the film that they swore a pact to track down and destroy every copy. See more »

Goofs

When our heroes first encounter the house detective at the bar, he's in perfect shape. The next day, he suddenly sports a prominent black eye (which will vanish again midway through the film). See more »

Quotes

Shirley: Oh, thank you, Baba Rama Nana!
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Club Cabana
Performed by Mark Morgan
Composed by Ezra Doner and Mark Morgan
Publishers: Ezra Doner Music / Mark Morgan Music
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Fun, but formulaic
1 February 2003 | by groltSee all my reviews

"Private Resort" is another fun little teen sex comedies that only the 80's could make. Its got the instantly watchable Johnny Depp and Rob Morrow in early roles, and they both have a good time with the slapstick of this film. This movie is almost entirely composed of physical gags, but it does deliver the laughs. The punchlines to every seen are blatantly obvious and easily predictable, but for some reason "Resort" has enough charm to subvert its cliches. Although not nearly as good as the teen comedy classic, "Spring Break", this is still a worthwhile 82 minutes for fans of the 80's teen comedy.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 May 1985 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$163,704, 5 May 1985

Gross USA:

$331,816

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$331,816
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Stereo

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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