It's recruiting time and despite being short and scrawny, Johnny Walker is America's hottest young football prospect. His dilemma: should he take one of the many offers from college talent scouts or should he attend the local state college with his girlfriend and give up his football career?

  1. Bud Smith


Top Billed Cast

  1. Anthony Michael Hall

    Anthony Michael Hall

    Johnny Walker

  2. Robert Downey Jr.

    Robert Downey Jr.

    Leo Wiggins

  3. Uma Thurman

    Uma Thurman

    Georgia Elkans

  4. Paul Gleason

    Paul Gleason

    Wayne Hisler

  5. Steve James

    Steve James

    Coach Sanders

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Johnny Be Good
Johnny Be Good



Status Released

Release Information

  • March 24, 1988


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 31m

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