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Pump Up the Volume

1990-08-22 | Music / Drama
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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.
Director: Allan Moyle
Stars: Christian Slater, Samantha Mathis

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3 wins 8 nominations
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Pump Up the Volume FAQ

The director of Pump Up the Volume is Allan Moyle.
The runtime of Pump Up the Volume is 105 minutes.
On July 30, 2021, the IMDB rating of Pump Up the Volume is 7.2/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 81/100, Metacritic rating is 77/100, TMDB rating is 7.0/10.
The casts of Pump Up the Volume are Christian Slater starring as Mark Hunter, Samantha Mathis starring as Nora Diniro, Annie Ross starring as Loretta Creswood, Scott Paulin starring as Brian Hunter, Mimi Kennedy starring as Marla Hunter, Andy Romano starring as Murdock.
The genre of Pump Up the Volume is Music,Drama.
Pump Up the Volume won 1990 Deauville Film Festival, 1990 Seattle International Film Festival.
On July 30, 2021, there were 4883 public reaction to Pump Up the Volume including artistic expression, adolescent, aimed for adults, with guiding hand, rebellious youth.
The full version of Pump Up the Volume is provided by Amazon Prime Video , Amazon Video
The revenue of Pump Up the Volume was 11,500,000 USD.
The release date of Pump Up the Volume is August 22, 1990.
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..