Welcome to 18 (1986)

Joey (Mariska Hargitay, daughter of Mickey and Jayne Mansfield, who is probably on your TV right now on one of many episodes of Law and Order), Lindsey (Courtney Thorne-Smith) and Robin (Lindsey JoAnn Willette) are three high school graduates out to have fun for their last summer, which leads to a job at a dude ranch and then a casino and then, well, a night in jail.

If there’s one thing you can learn from this movie, it’s that you can have cocaine in jail and use it as makeup and none of the guards will know the difference.

This is the only movie Terry Carr ever directed. Carr usually worked as a production manager (King KongBad Ronald) or a producer (Predator 2Double Impact). Sadly, he died in 2005 when he had a heart attack. Even worse, his 9-year-old daughter Ariekla’s body was found under his in the back of his car a day after he left his wife behind in a grocery store. He’d been acting strangely in the days before his death, including dumping all of his important paperwork and photos in a field.

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