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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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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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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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At the end of the Movie, when Andrew/Max encounters Ryan at her college he indicates that he is going for his teaching degree, but his SAT scores were not that good, and strings were pulled by the Justice Dept. Earlier in the movie he states that he attended Cornell, which is an Ivy League school. How could he have done so with SAT scores that were not that good? See more »

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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 First Blood (1982) See more »

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Crying
Written by Roy Orbison and Joe Melson
Performed by Roy Orbison and k.d. lang
Produced by Pete Anderson
Additional Production by Don Was and David Was
Courtesy of Virgin Records America, Inc. and Sire Records
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30 something stockbroker falls for HS beauty while hiding from the mob.
16 December 2002 | by (Metro Phoenix Area) – See all my reviews

Being a child of the 80's, I enjoyed Hiding Out on several levels. I think that Annabeth Gish is a beautiful woman and love the way she smiles during this movie. She is lucky in the characters she played while a younger actress. She was a good actress then and she is a great one now. Jon Cryer is a good actor but he doesn't seem totally comfortable in this role. Perhaps that is a good thing, since he is a fish out of water character here. The high school kids were pretty believable, especially Keith Coogan. His is pretty much the same character from Adventures in Babysitting, just grown up now. This is pretty amazing since both movies came out in 1987.

The ending is bit contrived but entertaining just the same. Hiding Out is a really good movie and worth the rental fee if you want some 80's nostalgia or too see something safe for the whole family. I have watched it numerous times and still look forward to seeing it again.


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