The Allnighter (1987) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Allnighter (1987)




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Movie Info

Three college roommates vow to make their graduation an event to remember - and maybe even find lasting love - during a blow-out beach party in this coming of age sex comedy featuring music by Love and Rockets, Otis Redding, and George Lowell. On the eve of graduation, lonely California college student Molly (The Bangles' Susanna Hoffs) is depressed by the fact that, despite being surrounded by boys for four years, she's never had a lasting romance. Realizing that this may be her last chance to find the man of her dreams, Molly convinces her fun-loving roommates Gina (Joan Cusack) and Val (Dedee Pheiffer) that they should hit the beach for the wildest party of the year. Even if Molly doesn't manage to find Mr. Right, she's determined to have the time of her life trying.


Michael Ontkean
as Mickey Leroi
Christina Marie Lane
as Blonde In Bikini
Pam Grier
as Sgt. MacLeish
Meshach Taylor
as Philip, House Detective
Will Seltzer
as Ted, House Detective
Walter M.D. Brachlemanns
as President Edmunds
Kaaren Lee
as Connie Alvarez
Todd Field
as Bellhop
Janelle Brady
as Mary Lou
Bradford Bancroft
as Joe, Bartender
Sarah Elgart
as Jail Attendant
Gordon Roos
as Arrest Cop
Josh Richman
as Raymond
Walter Bracklemanns
as President Edmunds
H. Gordon Boos
as Arrest Cop
Ruth Zaharian
as Brunette in Bikini
Christine Lane
as Blonde in Bikini
Debi Lester
as Killer's Date
Steve Ferguson
as Piano Player
Larry Chapman
as Louis & Clark Band
Michael Gurley
as Louis & Clark Band
Louis Gutierrez
as Louis & Clark Band
David Salimas
as Louis & Clark Band
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Critic Reviews for The Allnighter

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (3)

Mrs. Hoffs should not make jokes about film making.

August 30, 2004

A perfectly dreadful film whose chief selling point is that it's the first starring role for Bangles lead singer Susanna Hoffs and that the director is none other than Mom, Tamar Simon Hoffs.

January 1, 2000 | Full Review…

Hard to say what this is really, except maybe an inadvertent documentary on child abuse.

January 1, 2000 | Full Review…

The Allnighter is so vapid on every level that it makes those 1960s beach party flicks look as deep as The Seventh Seal by comparison.

February 19, 2021 | Rating: 1/4 | Full Review…

[A] truly bad film.

August 28, 2019 | Full Review…

I had a HUGE crush on Susanna Hoffs when this came out, and I still ended up hating the movie.

April 1, 2003 | Rating: 0/5

Audience Reviews for The Allnighter

A predictable story, boring characters, and it's not all that exciting or funny either. I didn't care for this movie, and I do not recommend it.

Aj V
Aj V

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