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DVD, R, 105 minutes, NEW LINE

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DVD, R, 105 minutes, NEW LINE

Teenage angst finds a new voice in this drama. By day, Mark Hunter (Christian Slater) is a quiet, studious student at an ordinary suburban high school in Arizona. But at night, Mark creeps down into his basement, fires up his pirate radio transmitter, and broadcasts to the community as Hard Harry, a sexually obsessed social commentator who passes along angry philosophy about the state of teenage life when not blasting punk rock or gangsta rap cuts. Hard Harry's sworn nemesis is high school principal Mrs. Cresswood (Annie Ross), who keeps SAT scores up at the expense of her students' dignity and individuality by eliminating "troublemakers" from the student body. Hard Harry's broadcasts, however, have become a rallying point for the school's misfit underclass, and Mrs. Cresswood is determined to track down the mystery student and bring him to justice (broadcasting without a license, he's not merely an annoyance, but a criminal). The war against Hard Harry intensifies when he broadcasts data from confidential school board reports; Mark's father is a school commissioner, but he has no idea what his son is doing in the basement. Meanwhile, Mark gains the attentions of Nora (Samantha Mathis), who has figured out who he becomes at night. More serious and intelligent than the average teen film, Pump Up the Volume was written and directed by Allan Moyle, who previously dealt with disaffected, music-obsessed teens in Times Square and would return to them with Empire Records. ~ Mark Deming, All Movie Guide.

Widescreen and full-screen versions of the film, Original theatrical trailer, Cast and crew filmographies, 5.1 Dolby Digital Surround Sound, Interactive menus.

Widescreen and full-screen versions of the film Original theatrical trailer Cast and crew filmographies 5.1 Dolby Digital Surround Sound Interactive menus.

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Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1, 4:3
Color: Other
Original Languages: English
Director: Allan Moyle
Duration: 102
Actors: Mark Ballou, Marc Siegler, Roger Scott, Juliet Landau, Tony Auer, Cheryl Pollak, Robert Schenkkan, Lala, David C. Glasser, Annie Ross, Mimi Kennedy, Judith Holstra, Andy Romano, Jill Jarres, Allan Kolman, Scott Paulin, Robert Harvey, Steve Archer, Billy Morrissette, James Hampton, Ellen Greene, David McKnight, Seth Green, Ahmet Zappa, Matt McGrath, Nigel Gibbs, Lala Sloatman, Jonathan Mazer, Dan Eisenstein, Christian Slater, Samantha Mathis, Gary Dubin, Lin Shaye, Clayton Landey
Studio & Production Company: Warner
Record Label: New Line Home Video
Digital Video Formats: DVD
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 7.80 x 7.80 x 7.80 IN
Release Date: 12/21/1999
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