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Teachers (1984)

A well meaning but burned-out high school teacher tries to maintain order against the backdrop of a pending lawsuit against his school district when it comes to light they gave a diploma to an illiterate student.

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A teacher overcomes his frustration in a high-school full of flunkies. As he attempts to educate his students, his attempts to help them gets him into trouble with the school board, which only adds to his problems. With the support of his students he beats the school board and his frustration. Written by K. Rose <rcs@texas.net>

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Opening Weekend USA:

$7,013,366, 8 October 1984, Wide Release

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$27,774,237
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The first film, in which Ralph Macchio appeared, after his box-office hit The Karate Kid (1984). See more »

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When Lisa and Alex are having dinner, Lisa's wine glass goes from full to half full and back again. See more »

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Lisa: [Lisa has just handed Alex a subpoena while he is in the men's room]
Lisa: It really is good to see you, Mr. Jurel.
Alex Jurel: Considering how much you've seen, who don't you call me Alex?
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Well done
26 May 1999 | by See all my reviews

The movie itself shows nothing really new, but the acting is pretty good and everyone is well cast. Especially Ralph Macchio, who gives a great performance as a troubled youth, and doesn't give one of those annoying ones like he did in THE KARATE KID III. Nick Nolte is also enjoyable as the teacher who doesn't want to follow the school's standard procedure. Too bad the movie didn't get the notice it deserved.


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