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Hiding Out (1987)

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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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6 November 1987 (USA)  »

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Adult Education  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)

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$7,019,441 (USA)
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Filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina using the school name of Topsail High School. There is a real Topsail High School near Wilmington and most of the props for the school were taken from there. See more »

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In history class, when Jon Cryer's character is arguing with the teacher about Richard Nixon, he says that "he rigged a presidential election". Nixon won 49 states in the 1972 election. While he was guilty of many things in the aftermath of the Watergate scandal, he was never even accused of "rigging the election". See more »

Quotes

Patrick Morenski: You left the outside world; you've got to orient your thinking. You've got think repression, think limits. Think humiliation and despair. You're in high school for Christ sakes!
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The song Anchors away is played by the Topsail High School Marching band. See more »

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References Ri¢hie Ri¢h (1982) See more »

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Catch Me (I'm Falling)
Written by Jade Starling and Whey Cooler
Performed by Pretty Poison
Re-mixed by Victory, Gladwyne, PA
Courtesy of Virgin Records America, Inc.
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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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