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Pump up the Volume
Pump up the Volume
Actors: Christian Slater, Samantha Mathis, Annie Ross, Andy Romano, Scott Paulin
Director: Allan Moyle
Genres: Comedy, Drama
R     1999     1hr 42min

In the suburban hinterlands of Arizona, pirate-radio DJ Hard Harry wages a one-man war against boredom from his bedroom transmitter by night. In between great Lenny Bruce-style stream-of-consciousness rants, Harry attacks ...  more »
     
     

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Actors: Christian Slater, Samantha Mathis, Annie Ross, Andy Romano, Scott Paulin
Director: Allan Moyle
Creators: Janet Grillo, Nicolas Stiliadis, Rupert Harvey, Sandy Stern, Sara Risher, Syd Cappe
Genres: Comedy, Drama
Sub-Genres: Comedy, Drama
Studio: New Line Home Video
Format: DVD - Color,Full Screen,Widescreen,Anamorphic - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 12/21/1999
Original Release Date: 08/22/1990
Theatrical Release Date: 08/22/1990
Release Year: 1999
Run Time: 1hr 42min
Screens: Color,Full Screen,Widescreen,Anamorphic
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 5
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: R (Restricted)
Languages: English
Subtitles: English

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Member Movie Reviews

Connie B. (conniejb76) from CENTRALIA, IL
Reviewed on 2/15/2014...
I like this movie. Christian Slater is good at being a smart ass...but you can't help it but smile. He makes this movie very entertaining. Samantha Mathis is good too but at times I keep thinking she is Winona Ryder because her hair is as dark as hers. You have to be a fan of either actor or you probably won't like this movie. They do deal with some serious issues at school but you can understand where the kids come from and such.
3 of 3 member(s) found this review helpful.
Amy T. from MCCOOK LAKE, SD
Reviewed on 12/6/2007...
this is a great "remember when you were a teen" flick...rock on!
1 of 2 member(s) found this review helpful.

Movie Reviews

Solid teen film
One-Line Film Reviews | Easton, MD | 07/23/2009
(4 out of 5 stars)

"The Bottom Line:

Something of a cult classic, this film about a meek high school student who runs an illegal radio station after hours is not a great movie but it's a cut above the standard teen angst film and is a better use of your time than the more acclaimed Heathers.

3/4"