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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 ... 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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6 November 1987 (USA)  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)

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$7,019,441 (USA)
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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

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: Okay, on one end of the spectrum you've got homo, and on the other you've got hetero. Then there's me, way the fuck over here!
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Crazy Credits

The song Anchors away is played by the Topsail High School Marching band. See more »

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References Leave It to Beaver (1957) See more »

Soundtracks

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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This movie falls into the "high school comedy" genre (like Better Off Dead and others). If you're not looking for a serious movie and are willing to suspend your disbelief, it is a lighthearted comedy and one of my personal favorites. Possibly not for the "serious critic" movie watcher, but for those looking for fun, check this one out.


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