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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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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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Trivia

Aunt Lucy is actually Jon Cryer's mother Gretchen. See more »

Goofs

[various]: Annoyingly frequently. See more »

Quotes

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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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

References The Flintstones (1960) See more »

Soundtracks

My Favourite Room
Written by Mick Blood
Performed by Lime Spiders
Courtesy of Virgin Records America, Inc.
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6 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In spite of its faults, this movie was just fun to watch. I love the scene where Max gets in an argument with the history teacher and she sends him off to the principal's office...in high school, I had a teacher threaten to do that to me during a class discussion, so that scene really hit home! One thing that does bother me whenever I watch this movie is how bad the makeup is in the beginning when Jon Cryer was "bearded". The beard prevented him from doing much in the way of facial expressions, and it even hindered his speaking...kinda came off like a ventriloquist because he could hardly move his lips.

Fun movie though, just don't take it too seriously.


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