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The Princess Academy (1987)

R | | Comedy | April 1987 (USA)
Lowbrow humor is the feature in this 'Porky's for girls'. The students of an elite international private school that teaches rich young women how to behave like proper ladies rebel against their strict, snobbish and brutish head teacher.

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Bruce A. Block
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Eva Gabor ... Countess Von Pupsin
Lu Leonard Lu Leonard ... Fräulein Stinkenschmidt
Richard Paul ... Drago
Carole Davis ... Sonia
Lar Park-Lincoln ... Cindy Cathcart
Bader Howar Bader Howar ... Sarah
Barbara Rousek Barbara Rousek ... Isabella 'Izzie'
Britt Helfer Britt Helfer ... Lulu Belle
Nathalie Tarkowski Nathalie Tarkowski ... Colette
Shelley Pielou Shelley Pielou ... Hillary Haverstock
Yolande Palfrey Yolande Palfrey ... Pamela Lenox
Robin McCallum Robin McCallum ... Alexander 'Alex' Snivelroe (as Robin Lermitte)
Eric Viellard ... Pierre
Igor Serdar Igor Serdar ... Sonny
Jeremy Booker Jeremy Booker ... William 'Willy' Cavendish
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A group of female students (consisting of Cindy, a nice American reform school girl from lower class who's part of a pilot program set up to test if girls like her can fit in, Colette, a sheltered but curious sexually repressed nubile virginal German girl, Sonia, a horny and experienced sexually liberated seductress who loves sex anytime anywhere, Lulu Belle, a folksy Texan girl with a 'don't tread on me' attitude, Isabella, a tough Italian girl from a mob family, Pam, a friendly and rebellious leftist upper class English feminist, and Sarah and Hillary, two posh, snobbish and aristocratic mean girls from England) arrives at Von Pupsin Academy, a famous elite international private finishing school in Swiss Alps, where young girls from rich and aristocratic families are taught how to behave like proper ladies and find wealthy husbands. Although the school is owned by the elegant, classy, understanding and romantic Countess Von Pupsin, the head teacher is unfortunately the overweight, ...

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Comedy

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Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in There's Nothing Out There (1991) See more »

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Beautiful Girls
Written and Performed by Maurice & The Clichés
[plays as girls spend their evening chatting in their room and the teacher's effeminate assistant visits them; plays again when one of the boys is phoning the girls]
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Pure Crap!
26 July 2003 | by good_girlSee all my reviews

I think that this is the worst film I have ever seen. It has no redeeming features. The "actors" certainly can't act, there is no storyline and you don't care about anything. There is no humor or emotion. I can't imagine why anyone would bother to make a film like this. Avoid!


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Country:

Yugoslavia | France | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

April 1987 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Yugoslavia

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Gross USA:

$205,000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$205,000
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