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Joy of Sex (1984)

R
93 min | Comedy, Romance

Teenager Leslie Hindenberg, mistakenly believing she has just weeks to live, decides she will lose her virginity before she dies. Meanwhile, hormone-crazed Alan Holt pursues some sex for himself, with predictable results.See moreTeenager Leslie Hindenberg, mistakenly believing she has just weeks to live, decides she will lose her virginity before she dies. Meanwhile, hormone-crazed Alan Holt pursues some sex for himself, with predictable results. Written by Aaron Teitlebaum See less
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Kathleen Rowell (screenplay) | J.J. Salter (screenplay)
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Opening Wknd
$ 1,913,001
Gross (USA)
$ 4,463,841
Gross (World)
$ 4,463,841
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Release date
Aug 3, 1984 (United States)

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36 cast members
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Cameron Dye
Alan Holt Alan Holt   See fewer
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Michelle Meyrink
Leslie Hindenberg Leslie Hindenberg   See fewer
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Colleen Camp
Liz Sampson Liz Sampson   See fewer
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Ernie Hudson
Mr. Porter Mr. Porter   See fewer
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Lisa Langlois
Melanie Melanie   See fewer
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Charles Van Eman
Max Holt Max Holt   See fewer
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Joanne Baron
Miss Post Miss Post   See fewer
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Darren Dalton
Ed Ingalls Ed Ingalls   See fewer
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David H. MacDonald
Ernie Carpenter Ernie Carpenter   See fewer
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Joe Unger
Mr. Ranada Mr. Ranada   See fewer
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Christopher Lloyd
Coach Hindenberg Coach Hindenberg   See fewer
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D.W. Brown
Dinko Dinko   See fewer
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Randy Lowell
Mushroom (as Randolph Dreyfuss) Mushroom (as Randolph Dreyfuss)   See fewer
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Ellen Gerstein
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Sharee Gregory
Pretty Girl #1 Pretty Girl #1   See fewer
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Laura Harrington
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Peter McPherson
Earl (as Peter MacPherson) Earl (as Peter MacPherson)   See fewer
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DeVera Marcus
Mrs. Fish Mrs. Fish   See fewer
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Miguel A. Núñez Jr.
Jock #2 (as Miguel A. Nunez Jr.) Jock #2 (as Miguel A. Nunez Jr.)   See fewer
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Jason Planco
Jock #1 Jock #1   See fewer
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Robert Prescott
Tom Pittman / Richard Tom Pittman / Richard   See fewer
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Danton Stone
Farouk Farouk   See fewer
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Jan Stratton
Miss Bismark Miss Bismark   See fewer
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Sherry Unger
Mrs. Holt Mrs. Holt   See fewer
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Perry Van Soest
Student Student   See fewer
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Terry Wagner-Otis
Jenny Hindenberg Jenny Hindenberg   See fewer
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Carole White
Roberta (as Carole Ita White) Roberta (as Carole Ita White)   See fewer
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Marlon Whitfield
Punk Student Punk Student   See fewer
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Helen Kelly
Student in the Bleachers (uncredited) Student in the Bleachers (uncredited)   See fewer
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3.5 / 10 | 577 votes