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Teachers (1984)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  5 October 1984 (USA)
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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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Cast

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Alex Jurel
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Lisa Hammond
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Roger Rubell
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Eddie Pilikian
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Carl Rosenberg
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Dr. Donna Burke
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Herbert Gower
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Ditto Stiles
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Horn
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Troy
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Diane
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Danny
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Lewis
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Grace
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Sloan
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Storyline

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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They fall asleep in class. Throw ink on each other. Never come in Mondays. And they're just the teachers. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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5 October 1984 (USA)  »

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Die Aufsässigen  »

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Trivia

The name of the secondary school had three variations. These were JFK High School, John F. Kennedy High School and John Fitzgerald Kennedy High School. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Roger Revel: We're not here to worry about one kid, we're trying to get as many through with what we've got.
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References Little Big Man (1970) See more »

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Edge of a Dream
Performed by Joe Cocker
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Well done
26 May 1999 | by (Selbyside - St. Paul, MN USA) – 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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