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Starhops DVD

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1978 USA Barbara Peeters, Sterling Frazier, Dorothy Buhrman, Peter Liapis, Jillian Kesner



  • Directed by Barbara Peeters
  • Starring Dorothy Buhrman, Sterling Frazier, Jillian Kesner, Peter Liapis
  • Written by Stephanie Rothman

Starhops (1978) -- Now here's an interesting rare by-product of the 1970's from... the "feminist" drive-in exploitation fare, which featured female protagonists making their way in a man's world. Courtesy director Barbara Peeters (BURY ME AN ANGEL) and screenwriter Stephanie Rothman (GROUP MARRIAGE), both specialists in this mini-genre, the conventions of these films are the same, however because the protagonists are women, there is kind of a reverse stereotype. In other words, it's okay if women take their clothes off, as long as they're being directed by women.

This story is pure corny sex fluff: a trio of enterprising gals set out to save their fledgling drive-in restaurant despite all obstacles. Because this is a drive-in movie with a lot of wah-wah pedal soundtrack and male pigs with bad clothing, you know that these girls aren't taking the Sally Struthers correspondence course on business. They take advantage of their sexuality to get their way in a corporate man's world... always on their terms, yet still don't go ALL the way.

Starhops was originally rated PG. In order to reach a different audience, the distributors added more explicit language and the film was re-rated as an R

Starhops DVD is offered as a compact edition. This transfer is manufactured on demand and is presented on premium DVD-R with thermal disc print in a clear plastic wallet. Important: This title has been manufactured from the best-quality video master (rated 7/10) currently available and has not been remastered or restored.