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Johnny Be Good (1988)

R
91 min | Comedy, Sport

It's recruiting time and despite being short and scrawny, Johnny Walker is America's hottest young football prospect. His dilemma: should he take one of the many offers from college talent scouts or should he attend the local state college...See moreIt's recruiting time and despite being short and scrawny, Johnny Walker is America's hottest young football prospect. His dilemma: should he take one of the many offers from college talent scouts or should he attend the local state college with his girlfriend and give up his football career? Written by Steve Derby See less
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Director
Bud S. Smith (as Bud Smith)
Producer
Cinematographer
Editor
M. Scott Smith (as Scott Smith)
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Budget
$ 22,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 5,249,388
Gross (USA)
$ 17,550,399
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Release date
Mar 25, 1988 (United States)

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59 cast members
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Anthony Michael Hall
Johnny Walker Johnny Walker   See fewer
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Robert Downey Jr.
Leo Wiggins Leo Wiggins   See fewer
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Paul Gleason
Wayne Hisler Wayne Hisler   See fewer
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Uma Thurman
Georgia Elkans Georgia Elkans   See fewer
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Steve James
Coach Sanders Coach Sanders   See fewer
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Seymour Cassel
Wallace Gibson Wallace Gibson   See fewer
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Michael Greene
Tex Wade Tex Wade   See fewer
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Marshall Bell
Chief Elkans Chief Elkans   See fewer
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Deborah May
Mrs. Walker Mrs. Walker   See fewer
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Michael Alldredge
Vinny Kroll Vinny Kroll   See fewer
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Jennifer Tilly
Connie Hisler Connie Hisler   See fewer
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Jon Stafford
Bad Breath Bad Breath   See fewer
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Peter Koch
Pete Andropolous Pete Andropolous   See fewer
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Howard Cosell
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Jim McMahon
Himself Himself   See fewer
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George Hall
Grandpa Walker Grandpa Walker   See fewer
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Lucianne Buchanan
Lawanda Wade Lawanda Wade   See fewer
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Tony Frank
Joe Bob Joe Bob   See fewer
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Tim Rossovich
Gas Attendant Gas Attendant   See fewer
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Robert Downey Sr.
NCAA Investigator NCAA Investigator   See fewer
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David Denny
Benny Figg Benny Figg   See fewer
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Chris Dunn
Flick Weaber Flick Weaber   See fewer
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John Deluna
Jose Popupu Jose Popupu   See fewer
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Lawrence Wolf
Recruiter Larry (as Larry Wolf) Recruiter Larry (as Larry Wolf)   See fewer
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Michael Colyar
Recruiter Mike Recruiter Mike   See fewer
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Lee Ritchey
Recruiter Lee Recruiter Lee   See fewer
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Linwood Walker
Recruiter Linwood (as Linwood Phillip Walker) Recruiter Linwood (as Linwood Phillip Walker)   See fewer
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Ted Dawson
TV Reporter TV Reporter   See fewer
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Adam Faraizl
Randy Walker Randy Walker   See fewer
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Megan Morris
Raylene Walker Raylene Walker   See fewer
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Jack Gould
Priest Priest   See fewer
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Dennis Letts
Army General Army General   See fewer
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Craig Tonelson
Pete Provolone Pete Provolone   See fewer
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Denise Thorsen
Eunice Elkans Eunice Elkans   See fewer
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Hayley Ladner
Juicy Dorfman Juicy Dorfman   See fewer
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Holly Harrington
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Philisha Sanders
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Traci-Ann Dutton
Girl at Motel Girl at Motel   See fewer
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Karen Cecka
Girl at Motel Girl at Motel   See fewer
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Barbara Cecka
Girl at Motel Girl at Motel   See fewer
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John Hawkes
Pizza Boy #1 Pizza Boy #1   See fewer
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Scott Bate
Pizza Boy #2 Pizza Boy #2   See fewer
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Michael Lorre
Hare Krishna #1 (as Michael Petty) Hare Krishna #1 (as Michael Petty)   See fewer
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Van Dykes
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Thethia Hanson
Tupperware Lady #1 Tupperware Lady #1   See fewer
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Clara Paul
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Harlan Jordan
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Harvey Christiansen
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Doris Hargrave
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Gary G. DeLaune
Local TV Reporter Local TV Reporter   See fewer
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Catherine Alexander
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Thomas Patti
Chauffeur (as Thomas Anthony Patti) Chauffeur (as Thomas Anthony Patti)   See fewer
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Michael Joseph Dean
TX Band Member keyboards and vocals (uncredited) TX Band Member keyboards and vocals (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gregory Lee Knowles
TX Band Member bass and vocals (uncredited) TX Band Member bass and vocals (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Pankow
Lou Landers (uncredited) Lou Landers (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carolyn B. Rider
High School Student (uncredited) High School Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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Isaac Rodriguez
Fan (uncredited) Fan (uncredited)   See fewer
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High School Student (uncredited) High School Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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4.5 / 10 | 5,266 votes