Mag Wheels

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Mag Wheels (aka Summer School) (1978, USA) is a Teen-Cars-Sex-Action-Comedy-Genre Mix Em Up film directed by Bethel Buckalew. Not to be confused with the 1987 Mark Harmon movie or the 1979 X-Rated film.


Main Details

  • Released in May 1978
  • Color
  • Running time: 81 minutes
  • Production Co.: Peter Perry Productions
  • Distribution Co.: Lima Productions (1978) (USA) (theatrical) | Saguenay Films (1978) (Canada) (theatrical) | Lone Star Pictures International (1980) (USA) (theatrical) (re-release)
  • Directed by Bethel Buckalew
  • Written by John D. McNally and Bethel Buckalew
  • Starring: John Laughlin, Shelly Horner, Phoebe Schmidt

Plot Summary

  • Cool van-driving stud Steve gets the hots for Anita, who's the new girl in town. However, this doesn't go over well with Steve's bitchy and jealous girlfriend Donna, who sets Steve up by telling the cops that he's a cocaine dealer. Donna covers her tracks by claiming that Anita ratted Steve out to the cops. This in turn incurs the wrath of Steve's fellow van-driving buddies.


  • The movie your parents will hate.
  • Summer school was never like this!
  • Learn the Three R's ... Radical, Racy, and Reckless!
  • Give 'em an inch and they'll take a mile...
  • Trash the books
  • Donna Loves Steve. Steve Loves Anita ...And Anita Loves Her Pick-Up!
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