Porky's II: The Next Day

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"If you thought the night before was funny, wait till you see the next day."
  • R
  • 1983
  • 1 hr 38 min
  • 5.0  (12,742)
  • 38

Porky's II: The Next Day is a raunchy comedy film from 1983 that serves as a follow-up to the original Porky's movie from 1981. It is directed by Bob Clark and stars Dan Monahan, Wyatt Knight, and Mark Herrier. The movie picks up where the first Porky's left off, with a group of high school friends in Florida, led by the impulsive Pee Wee, seeking revenge on the sleazy nightclub owner, Porky. Although they successfully humiliate Porky, they wind up getting arrested and thrown in jail. Several months later, they are released and return to school, but they soon learn that Porky has filed a lawsuit against them.

Desperate for money to hire a lawyer, the boys turn to the school's football coach, who agrees to lend them the funds if they help his team improve. They accept his offer and soon find themselves embroiled in a series of hilarious misadventures, including a disastrous talent show, a wild party in a haunted house, and a chase scene on the backs of giant pigs.

Along the way, the boys also must deal with various personal issues, such as love triangles, parental pressure, and college admissions. They even learn a few life lessons about the importance of teamwork, loyalty, and standing up for what's right.

Overall, Porky's II: The Next Day is a silly, slapstick-filled romp filled with outrageous humor, colorful characters, and a healthy dose of nostalgia for anyone who remembers the 1980s. Although it is not exactly highbrow entertainment, it does have its moments of charm and wit, and the likable cast members make it easy to root for them, even when they're at their most foolish.

Fans of the original Porky's movie will likely appreciate the continuation of the story and the return of the beloved characters, such as the nerdy Pee Wee, the brash Tommy, and the lovable Meat. However, newcomers may find themselves lost at times, as some of the jokes and references may be dated or obscure.

One of the film's highlights is its soundtrack, which features a mix of classic rock hits and catchy original tunes. The musical numbers are fun and energetic, and they add to the overall sense of fun and frivolity.

Despite its flaws, Porky's II: The Next Day remains a cult classic among fans of 1980s comedies. It is a nostalgic trip back to a simpler time when teen films were all about pranks, parties, and getting one over on the adults. It is definitely not for everyone, but for those who enjoy raunchy humor and good-natured antics, Porky's II: The Next Day is a fun and entertaining ride that will leave you chuckling long after the credits roll.

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