High School Confidential
High School Confidential (1958)

Complete with a performance by Jerry Lee Lewis over its opening credits, Jack Arnold's High School Confidential stars Russ Tamblyn as Tony, a troubled street kid sent to live with his hot-to-trot aunt (Mamie Van Doren). After enrolling… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 13, 1958
DVD Release Date: June 15, 2004
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Critic Score: 70% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Nathan Rabin
The Dissolve

What makes High School Confidential a spectacularly unconvincing anti-marijuana manifesto also makes it a consistently amusing, eminently re-watchable camp comedy.

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Steve Crum

Hot stuff in '58, but period sleaze is nostalgic fun now.

Fernando F. Croce

As astringent a vision of the late-'50s as Frank Tashlin's are opulent

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Scott Weinberg

Hilariously broad exploitation stuff.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A most ridiculous classic cult teen-exploitation film about juvenile delinquents in the 1950s, but not without being entertaining.

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Flixster Audience Score: 47% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
This movie may remind you of reefer madness and movies like it, and it should it's basically the same kind of film, one that's supposed to make you… More
Ken Stachnik
Fantastic Drug Propaganda from the 50's The beat poetry and Jerry Lee Lewis are particularly choice