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Getting It On (1983)

Martin Yost , Heather Kennedy , William Olsen  |  R |  DVD
3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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  • Actors: Martin Yost, Heather Kennedy, Jeff Edmond, Tim Bost, Kathy Brickmeier
  • Directors: William Olsen
  • Producers: William Olsen, Phil Smoot, Jan Thompson
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Color, NTSC, Widescreen
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.66:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: R (Restricted)
  • Studio: VCI Entertainment
  • DVD Release Date: November 30, 2004
  • Run Time: 96 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B0002ZDWKS
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #170,522 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
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Alex Carson is a shy, handsome high school freshman with a huge crush on Sally Clark, the girl next door. He convinces his father to invest in his "video business" so he can video tape Sally without her knowing it. With the help of his mischievous sidekick, Nick, they begin to record hidden camera footage of Sally and other pretty girls, until his "peeping Tom" hobby becomes a full-fledged business with outrageous results, including a back-fired revenge plot against mean Principal White. Bonus Features: Theatrical Trailer, Director's Commentary, Photo Featurette with Commentary, New York Auditions, Widescreen 1.66:1, Enhanced 16x9 Anamorphic Transfer from the Director's Cut Product Specs: DVD-R; Dolby Digital Mono; RT - 96 minutes; Color; Aspect Ratio - 1.66:1 / 16x9; Year - 1983; SRP - $9.99

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33 of 34 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars SPRING BREAK FILM FESTIVAL VERSION February 19, 2007
I am William Olsen, the writer, producer, director of GETTING IT ON, and I'd like to say that VCI did an excellent job of re-releasing Getting It On in their Spring Break Film Festival line. I am very pleased with the transfer and all of the extras. Enjoy!
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2.0 out of 5 stars A bit of a disappointment May 6, 2007
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I actually got this mixed up with another similar title from the 80's.anyhow as far as this movie goes I wasn't blown away by it.I'ma sucker for low budget+lowbrow entertainment but this film while in theory was a good idea the execution leaves alot to be desired.It's just not funny enough as comedy nor interesting enough to pass as a drama.The main characters or carricutures as a more appropiate term are generic and really give you no good reason to root for them.the techie nerd who's a poor little rich kid isn't as well developed as say Philly was in Private Lesson's or the luckless in love Gary in The Last American Virgin.I did enjoy the suburban New York setting as oppossed to NYC and the 80's music,dress and technology was fun to see again on screen.The happy ending though cliche was satisfying too.Overall it's an okay movie but there are tons better from the era,
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5.0 out of 5 stars Filmed when at my school when I went there. July 14, 2013
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This really is a cheesy movie, the only reason I wanted it is because it was made at the high school when I went there.
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1.0 out of 5 stars "Getting nothing on" October 9, 2008
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Getting it on huh, i watched this farce and absolutely nothing happened it was a phoney sex comedy, no sex and no comedy, one star for effort.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A Return to Innocence January 13, 2010
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Wow, watching this really brings back memories-- and all good ones!
If you want a break from the over-saturated frenzy of endless hype, hysteria and general nastiness that goes on nonstop in today's media, this is the perfect antidote! Return to the days when video itself was an expensive thing of wonder, when porn was something to giggle about, and when sex was a total mystery. "Getting It On!" is really worth it!
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