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Mark Hunter, a lonely high school student, uses his shortwave radio to moonlight as the popular pirate DJ "Hard Harry." When his show gets blamed for a teen committing suicide, the students clash with high school faculty and the authorities.

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 1990-08-22

Runtime 105 minutes

Revenue $12m


TMDB 7.1


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molly_griffith_4205 shared a tip "Incredible soundtrack!"

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ricardo_godinez shared a tip "Love it watch it ever year"

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michaelcfinn shared a tip "Talk hard!"

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martin_tousignant shared a tip "The movie that made a part of who I am today !"

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kawaii_sisters_904 shared a tip "Fun throw back movie with a great soundtrack. Although the plot was quite cringy at times."

sabrina_7503 shared a tip "Great story line! touches on many aspects of learning about yourself"

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ronald_ford shared a tip "Poignant, still relevant years later."

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