Pump up the Volume

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Mark is an intelligent but shy teenager who has just moved to Arizona from the East Coast. His parents give him a short-wave radio so he can talk to his pals, but instead he sets up shop as pirate deejay Hard Harry, who becomes a hero to his peers while inspiring the wrath of the local high school principal.

  1. Allan Moyle

    Director, Screenplay

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  1. Christian Slater

    Christian Slater

    Mark Hunter

  2. Annie Ross

    Annie Ross

    Loretta Creswood

  3. Scott Paulin

    Scott Paulin

    Brian Hunter

  4. Mimi Kennedy

    Mimi Kennedy

    Marla Hunter

  5. AR

    Andy Romano


  6. KS

    Keith Stuart Thayer

    Luis Chavez

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 45m

Budget -

Revenue $11,541,758.00

Homepage -

Release Information

  • August 22, 1990
    R, Theatrical



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