U.S. Release Date:22nd August 1990 Running Time:102 min U.S. Classification:R Director:Allan Moyle Starring:Christian Slater, Samantha Mathis, Ellen Greene Annie Ross, Andy Romano, Scott Paulin, Mimi Kennedy, Anthony Lucero
Brief Synopsis: By day mark hunter is a painfully shy new kid in a small arizona town. But by night he's hard harry the cynical uncensored dj of a pirate radio station who inspires his classmates to find their own voices of rebellion and individuality.
Taglines: * Talk Hard. Steal The Air.
* The Voice Of A Generation.
Trivia: * "Pump Up The Volume" grossed only $11.5 million in the United States on its initial cinema release but has since gone on the become a popular cult classic due to its subsequent video releases in the 1990s and DVD releases in the new millennium.
* Although the credits on "Pump Up The Volume" state "introducing Samantha Mathis" the film did not mark her first acting credit. Mathis had already starred in numerous TV productions and had also made an early film appearance in the 1989 thriller "Forbidden Sun" (aka Bulldance).
* Rumor has it that actor Christian Slater was required to do so much on-screen cigarette smoking in his role as Hard Harry that it literally made him physically ill.
* At the Seattle International Film Festival "Pump Up The Volume" won the "Golden Space Needle Award" for "Best Film".
For his fellow high school students, he's the voice of rebellion. Christian Slater stars as a shy teen who lives a double life as the owner of a pirate radio station, where he speaks out against a corrupt principal. Samantha Mathis co-stars; great rock soundtrack. 100 min. Standard and Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital Surround; Subtitles: English; filmographies; theatrical trailer.
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