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Love it or loathe it (and there are a goodly number of people on either side), Porky's was one of the most successful comedies of its day, spawning two direct sequels and inspiring an incalculable number of lowbrow teen comedies, most recently including American Pie (1999). Pee Wee (Dan Monahan), Billy (Mark Herrier), Tommy (Wyatt Knight), and Mickey (Roger Wilson) are four painfully horny high school kids growing up in South Florida in the 1950's. Desperate to rid themselves of their cumbersome virginity, they head out to a sleazy bar near the swamps called Porky's, where local… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 30%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Isn't a very accomplished storytelling effort, wandering blindly around pranks and melodrama as it fights to find a higher purpose beyond being just another horndog teen feature."
‑ Brian Orndorf, Blu-ray.com
"a low-budget celebration of filth"
‑ Christopher Null, Filmcritic.com
"Not often you get a "Racism is bad!" message inside a "Misogyny is good!" film."
‑ Rob Thomas, Capital Times (Madison, WI)
"Porky's has a good-natured and nimble view of its sex-starved and wayward youth."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"a trend-setting comedy that introduced new lows (or highs, depending on your point of view) in tasteless jokes and frank sexuality to the teen genre"
‑ James Kendrick, Q Network Film Desk
"Bob Clark's teen sex comedy carries a stamp of social satrie that is timeless."
‑ Cole Smithey, ColeSmithey.com
"Still, the shower scene is pretty damn funny."
‑ Scott Weinberg, DVDTalk.com
"Juvenile and trashy. Not in a good way."
‑ Alex Sandell, Juicy Cerebellum
"Nuff said"
‑ Kevin Fiddler, Henderson Home News (Henderson, NV)
"Manages to fail on almost every possible level."
‑ Dustin Putman, DustinPutman.com
"helped solidify the teen sex comedy and spawned dozens of imitations"
‑ Kevin Carr, 7M Pictures
"Porky's sure ain't high art, but if accepted at the level of lightweight locker-room humor, it's fun."
‑ Chuck O'Leary, FulvueDrive-in.com
"While Porky's may have spawned hundreds, if not thousands, of imitators, it's having trouble keeping up with the barriers it broke more than two decades ago."
‑ Ryan Cracknell, Movie Views
"Very dated now, but still good for a giggle"
‑ Clint Morris, Moviehole
More reviews for Porky's on Rotten Tomatoes

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