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High School U.S.A. (1983)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy  -  16 October 1983 (USA)
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Set in a senior high school class, J.J. pursues the girlfriend of a rival from a higher clique.

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Jay-Jay Manners (as Michael Fox)
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Otto Lipton
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Miss D'Angelo
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Mr. Gerardi
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Mrs. Franklin
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Principal Pete Kinney
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Dr. Fritz Hauptmann
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Mr. Krinsky, janitor
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Set in a senior high school class, J.J. pursues the girlfriend of a rival from a higher clique.

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Academia de Loucuras  »

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This was apparently a pilot for an NBC sitcom. The network envisioned stand-up comedian Joel Hodgson as one of the stars of the proposed series. Hodgson turned the offer down. See more »

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Jay-Jay Manners: Excuse me, I'm late for... anything.
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References Leave It to Beaver (1957) See more »

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Crispin Glover steals the show
14 February 2001 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

High School USA is one of those sunday afternoon feel good type comedies. It is packed full of familiar faces which make the characters all the more endeering. This film has to be among my personal favorites almost solely on the merits of a classic comedic performance from Crispin Glover. His portrayal of nerdy misfit "Archie Feld" remains for me one of the most unforgetable and entertaining characters I've seen on screen. For those of you who didn't get enough of (Michael J.)Fox and Glover in "Back to the Future" you'll find more gut busting antics from the Duo here. High School USA is a hidden gem in American "High School" genre films and you will certainly enjoy this warm "hero wins the girl" adventure.


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