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Hiding Out (1987)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 6 November 1987 (USA)
A stockbroker on the run from the mob decides to hide out from them by enrolling as a student in high school.

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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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There's only one thing more frightening than murder: 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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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

A cut appears on Max's arm before we see that the hitman has a knife. 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 »

Soundtracks

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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Enjoyable mixture of action and teen comedy
21 December 2001 | by (High School) – See all my reviews

Sure, it was not meant to be an oscar winner, but this is the kind of film all the family can enjoy. It has elements of a teen comedy, drama and action. This film is the kind that you can watch over, without getting bored. It is not crude like most teen comedies, and relies on structure and characterisation to push the plot along, which is a nice touch. This movie is a nice film, one for all to enjoy!


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