Hiding Out (1987)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  6 November 1987 (USA)
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A very successful stock broker is called to court to testify against a mob boss who was into some inside trading. They hide him because of death threats. He gets caught in a gun battle and ... See full summary »


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A very successful stock broker is called to court to testify against a mob boss who was into some inside trading. They hide him because of death threats. He gets caught in a gun battle and has to flee. He ends up hiding out as a student in a high school. He has to adjust to how things have changed as a teenager. The bad guys find him and he has fight it out in the high school gym. Written by John Julien <jcjulien@eos.ncsu.edu>

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Where can a young stockbroker on the run from the mob seek refuge ? High School !! See more »


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Release Date:

6 November 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Adult Education  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)


$7,019,441 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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The character played by Annabeth Gish writes a paper which criticizes the presidency of Richard Nixon. Less than a decade later, Gish plays Julie Nixon Eisenhower, daughter of Richard Nixon; who, as it turns out, offers to publicly defend her father from the very things described in Ryan(Gish)'s paper. See more »


When Max is stumbling back to the table with the tray of feed at the skating rink, you can see the tape below the drinks that are keeping them stuck to the tray. See more »


Andrew Morenski: [drunk] Well, Ezzard, you are looking at a wanted man.
Ezzard: Hm, you don't say.
Andrew Morenski: [tapping his nose] You don't get a nose like this breaking stocks... I'm a stock broker, dammit!
[looks at his drink]
Andrew Morenski: What is in this stuff? This has a lot of proof in it. These... these high school kids - have you noticed this? - they're so, doc, am I crazy, they seem so - YOUNG!
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The song Anchors away is played by the Topsail High School Marching band. See more »


References Mad Max (1979) See more »


So Different Now
Written by Felix Cavaliere and Michael Mugrage
Performed by Felix Cavaliere
Executive Produced by Felix Cavaliere
Produced by John Jansen
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Hiding Out - I loved it!
21 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I know there are some people who did not like this show. I have to say I loved it and thought the ending to be perfectly suited! It ended in a romantic note and find it to be better than most other movies or shows today! You know, the movies that end in violence and no hope for happy a ending! I love his acting! I think he is adorable in most anything he has acted in! To see he is still acting warms my heart. I hope he continues on with his career for many more years to come! As a note to Jon keep up the excellent work! I would love to see this movie again! I wish for others to see and appreciate an all around lovely movie with a wonderful ending!

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