Lazy preppie Palmer Woodrow hires street-smart Eddie Keaton to go to school for him while he lives it up in Europe. Eddie falls in love with preppie gal Tracey, upsetting Biff, the Hoover Academy bully. When his bookie from the old neighborhood, Dice, comes to collect on Eddie's gambling debts and Palmer returns early from Europe, the the scheme slowly starts to unravel. Soon, Eddie can't even tell whose side he's really on. Written by
Tim Kretschmann <Tim.K@VirComm.com>
His major was attitude.
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Did You Know?
The original composer for the film was Danny Elfman, who was suggested by Richard Kraft who was the head of music of Cannon films at the time and was immediately rejected by the film producers to score the film. Kraft would later become Elfman's agent along with the late Jerry Goldsmith, Elmer Bernstein and Basil Poledouris among others, after he was fired from Cannon Films after this film was completed in post-production See more
When Eddie/Palmer is finishing his breakdance moves at the mixer, his spin finishes with his left leg over his right and in the next scene, his right leg is over his left. See more
Ladies and gentlemen, it looks like, yes it is! It's slicing toward the elm trees!
Who are you, Curt fucking Gowdy?
Palmer and Eddie will return in Tourista Coming Soon See more
References Dog Day Afternoon
Shakin' in My Shoes
Written by Jon Astrop
and Philip Saatchi
Performed by Tunes
Courtesy of Goldfish Records See more