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Hiding Out -- A very succesful 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.


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Release Date:
6 November 1987 (USA) See more »
There's only one thing more frightening than murder: High School. See more »
A very successful stock broker is called to court to testify against a mob boss who was into some inside trading... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Jon Cryer ... Andrew Morenski / Max Hauser

Keith Coogan ... Patrick Morenski

Annabeth Gish ... Ryan Campbell

Oliver Cotton ... Killer
Claude Brooks ... Clinton

Tim Quill ... Kevin O'Roarke (as Tim Quill)
Alexandra Auder ... Melissa
Tony Soper ... Ahern

Ned Eisenberg ... Rodriguez

Marita Geraghty ... Janie Rooney
Steven Small ... Driver
Johnny Walker ... Pratt (as John Walker)

John Spencer ... Bakey
Gretchen Cryer ... Aunt Lucy
Anne Pitoniak ... Grandma Jennie
Lou Walker ... Ezzard
Beth Ehlers ... Chloe

Nancy Fish ... Mrs. Billings

Richard Portnow ... Mr. Lessig

Gerry Bamman ... Mr. Stevens
Jack Gilpin ... Dr. Gusick
Lee Anthony Brisbon ... Clinton's Rapper
David L. Robinson ... Clinton's Rapper
Daryl Smith ... Clinton's Rapper
Gloria Crist ... Spanish Teacher
Tom Morgan ... Vice Principal

Joy Behar ... Gertrude
Muriel 'Dolly' Sherman ... Registrar (as Dolly Sherman)
Lorri Lindberg ... Waitress in Diner
Rick Warner ... Bob Campbell
Lou Criscuolo ... Transient Bum
Nicky Hammerhead ... Garage Attendant
Dick Olsen ... Morrill
Warren Keith ... Breech
Tom McGovern ... Bailiff
Paul Sparer ... Judge
Phillip Suarez ... Kapados
Lamon Spainhour ... Shawn

John Ward ... Ethan
Jeff Manning ... Kid in office (as Jeffrey Manning)
Joshua Schouten ... Kid in office
Tim Caudle ... Gym Teacher
Joseph E. Foley ... Parking Attendant (as Joe Foley)
Andrew S. Herzog ... Punker
Mike Schutte ... Punker
Mary B. Erne ... Mini Mart Clerk
Herbert Erne Jr. ... Mini Mart Clerk
Elizabeth A. Bache ... Student
Dereck Fulton ... Student

David Anthony Higgins ... Student (as David Higgins)
George Whitley ... Student
Joe Fagen ... Drop
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Julie Tamisiea ... Student (uncredited)

Directed by
Bob Giraldi 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Joe Menosky 
Jeff Rothberg 

Produced by
Jeff Rothberg .... producer
Marty Tudor .... executive producer (as Martin Tudor)
Original Music by
Anne Dudley 
Cinematography by
Daniel Pearl 
Film Editing by
Edward Warschilka 
Casting by
Bonnie Finnegan 
Steven Jacobs 
Martha Spainhour 
Production Design by
Dan Leigh 
Costume Design by
Susan Gammie 
Makeup Department
Sharon Ilson .... makeup artist (as Sharon Ilson Reed)
Myke Michaels .... key makeup artist
Production Management
Jack Grossberg .... unit production manager
Richard McWhorter .... unit production manager
Michael W. Stroud .... production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Joseph E. Foley .... second second assistant director: Boston (as Joe Foley)
Robert V. Girolami .... first assistant director (as Robert Girolami)
Mark Jaffee .... second assistant director: second unit
Jane Paul .... second assistant director
Carol Winstead Wood .... second unit director (as Carol Wood)
Art Department
Keith Darwin .... on-set scenic
Leslie E. Rollins .... set designer
C.J. Simpson .... set decorator: Boston
C.J. Simpson .... set designer
Sound Department
Barney Cabral .... sound editor
Kelly Cabral .... assistant sound editor
Michael C. Casper .... sound re-recording mixer (as Michael Casper)
Darrell Hall .... assistant sound editor
Jeffrey Kaplan .... dubbing recordist
Doug Miller .... sound mixer: second unit
Bob Minkler .... sound re-recording mixer
Kim H. Ornitz .... sound mixer (as Kim Ornitz)
Bruce Stambler .... sound editor
Bill Varney .... sound re-recording supervisor
Michael D. Wilhoit .... sound editor (as Michael Wilhoit)
Alyson Dee Moore .... foley artist (uncredited)
David Napoli .... utility sound (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Matt Vogel .... special effects
Kenny Bates .... stunts
Bill Couch .... stunts
David M. Graves .... stunt performer
Hugh Aodh O'Brien .... stunts (as Hugh A. O'Brien)
Jimmie Lee Sessoms .... stunts
Carey Loftin .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Joe D'Alessandro .... video assist operator
Alan Gitlin .... second assistant camera
Tom Jewett .... camera operator
James B. Walsh .... grip
Casting Department
Libby Featherston .... casting assistant (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Taryn Weaver .... set costumer (as Taryn Walsh)
Editorial Department
Tommy Dorsett .... apprentice editor
Roy E. Peterson .... associate editor
James R. Symons .... associate editor (as Jim Symons)
Scott K. Wallace .... associate editor (as Wallace Scott)
Transportation Department
Edwin Bowden Jr. .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Kirsten Anderson .... assistant to producer
Lori A. Balton .... assistant production coordinator
Wayne Fitzgerald .... title designer

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Adult Education" - USA (alternative title)
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98 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

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 »
Continuity: A cut appears on Max's arm before we see that the hitman has a knife.See more »
Andrew Morenski:I used to be just like you: a short, horny, hopeless dork.
Patrick Morenski:And now look at you.
Andrew Morenski:Well, I'm not short.
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Movie Connections:
References "Leave It to Beaver" (1957)See more »
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5 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
should've been a hit, 14 March 2001
Author: mcfly-31 from anaheim, ca

Big shock this didn't strike when the teen iron was hot in the 80s, cuz it turned out to be a big favorite of mine. Others have pointed out its implausibility, but aren't all films? This just moves swiftly from start to finish, and I dare compare it to my all time fave, "Back to the Future", in terms of its pacing. It all begins when stockbroker Cryer goes on the run. He's due to testify against some pre-requisite mob guys who were dealing with bogus bonds (or something). So he looks up his cousin and aunt in Jersey for help. But for reasons only known to himself, decides not to tell his aunt who he is after altering his appearance. He elects to hold up in his cousin's loft for a bit and then finds refuge underneath the school in some sort of abandoned basement. All the while, dealing with an annoying teacher, an unwanted popularity that prompts the kids to nominate him for student council and falling for the sweet Gish. Coogan is good as the dorky cohort to all of Cryer's happenings, which there are plenty of that keep the film rolling. But all this talk about near 30 Cryer and teenage Gish dating in the film is blown way out. Though her age is never mentioned, she's obviously 18, just having been accepted to college. And at the end of film, graduating high school. So, Roger Ebert's comment about her being 15 is waaaaayyy off. Sure it would be an odd romance, but not stat. rape. Anywho, the whole thing is a lot of fun, exploring perfectly what could happen if...

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