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Swap Meet (1979)

A brainless teen comedy, pepped up with a few moderate erotic scenes. The plot: Roy is jealous of Sigi, who attracts Nancy's attention, and has two clumsy guys demolish Sigi's father's ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jon Gries ... Doug
Ruth Cox ... Nancy
Deborah Richter ... Susan (as Debi Richter)
Dan Spector ... Billy
Loren Lester ... Buddha
Danny Goldman Danny Goldman ... Ziggy
Cheryl Rixon Cheryl Rixon ... Annie
George Memmoli ... Luke
Jed Cooper Jed Cooper ... Roy Davis
Brad Gorman Brad Gorman ... Joe
Marc Lawrence ... Mr. Booth
Beatrice Manley Beatrice Manley ... Doveena
Danny DeVito ... Max
Rhea Perlman ... Mother
Eric Greene Eric Greene ... Kid
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A brainless teen comedy, pepped up with a few moderate erotic scenes. The plot: Roy is jealous of Sigi, who attracts Nancy's attention, and has two clumsy guys demolish Sigi's father's T-Burn classic. For the repair of the car, Sigi desperately needs $250 until his father returns next weekend. He and his friends try to earn it on the swap meet. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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If you've got it...SWAP IT! See more »

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Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 September 1979 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Feria americana See more »

Filming Locations:

Torrance, California, USA

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Mono

Color:

Color
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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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SWAP it for something else.
13 April 2006 | by anxietyresisterSee all my reviews

Guys and gals try to make money by starting a Swap Meet at their local market, which means they get couples to sleep together in their car ( they call it a Happy Wagon) then pay for the services provided. Meanwhile, we the audience wonder how it is possible to make a movie devoid of any good jokes, and pity poor Danny Devito who was obviously forced to appear in this crap by his agent before he became famous. Savour his five minute appearance as a harassed mechanic, it's the best thing about this sorry effort. It makes the Carry On series look like the golden age of Ealing.

The front of the box proudly proclaims "Starts Where H.O.T.S Finished!" With a benchmark as high as that, how could it possibly go wrong?! Umm.. 1/10


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