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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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Trivia

The skating rink used in the date scene was Sunset Skating Rink, located in Wilmington, NC. The original owners (The Carters) can be seen and heard during the announcement of "couple's skate". The skating rink has since been renamed Scooters, but looks much the way it did during filming. See more »

Goofs

A cut appears on Max's arm before we see that the hitman has a knife. 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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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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31 December 1998 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

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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