Mischief (film)

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Mischief 1985 film poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byMel Damski
Produced byJere Henshaw
Sam Manners
Michael Nolin
Written byNoel Black
Music byBarry De Vorzon
CinematographyDonald E. Thorin
Edited byO. Nicholas Brown
Distributed by20th Century Fox
Release date
  • February 8, 1985 (1985-02-08)
Running time
100 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$8,692,426[1]

Mischief is a 1985 American teen comedy film starring Doug McKeon, Chris Nash, Catherine Mary Stewart and Kelly Preston. The film was directed by Mel Damski and written by Noel Black. The original music score was composed by Barry De Vorzon.

Set in Nelsonville, Ohio, in 1956, its soundtrack features many popular songs from the era.

Plot summary[edit]

In Nelsonville, Ohio, in 1956, the relationship between the introverted, clumsy Jonathan Bellah and the nonconformist, extroverted Eugene "Gene" Harbrough develops. Jonathan's main objective is to win over the sexy Marilyn McCauley, in spite of his shyness, while Gene has his own love life to maintain with his crush, Bunny Miller, who reciprocates his feelings, as well as counseling Jonathan on how to attract women. Gene also has to defend Jonathan and himself from the wealthy class bully, Kenny, Bunny's jealous jock boyfriend, while trying to work out a borderline relationship with his widowed father, who has zero tolerance for his often wild escapades.



The film holds a 60% "Fresh" rating at the review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, based on five reviews.[2]


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