Pump Up the Volume

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Pump Up the Volume ★★½ 1990 (R)

High school newcomer leads double life as Hard Harry, sarcastic host of an illegal radio broadcast and Jack Nicholson soundalike. Anonymously popular with his peers, he invites the wrath of the school principal due to his less than flattering comments about the school administration. Slater seems to enjoy himself as defiant deejay while youthful cast effectively supports. 105m/C VHS, DVD . Christian Slater, Scott Paulin, Ellen Greene, Samantha Mathis, Cheryl Pollak, Annie Ross, Andy Romano, Mimi Kennedy; D: Allan Moyle; W: Allan Moyle; C: Walt Lloyd; M: Cliff Martinez.