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Summer School (1987)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  22 July 1987 (USA)
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A high-school gym teacher has big plans for the summer, but is forced to cancel them to teach a "bonehead" English class for misfit goof-off students. Fortunately, his unconventional brand ... See full summary »

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A high-school gym teacher has big plans for the summer, but is forced to cancel them to teach a "bonehead" English class for misfit goof-off students. Fortunately, his unconventional brand of teaching fun field trips begins to connect with them, and even inspires ardor in some. Written by Steve Derby <sderby@sdeco.com>

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At Ocean Front High, what do they call a guy who cuts classes, hates homework, and lives for summer vacations? Teacher.

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22 July 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Diversión en el colegio de verano  »

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$35,658,098 (USA)
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The Hawaiian shirt that Mark Harmon wears is the same exact Duke Kahanamoku model Montgomery Clift wears in "From Here To Eternity." See more »

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When Chainsaw's father is speaking to Gills, he tells him that because of Chainsaw, he and his wife stopped having kids, yet Chainsaw has a younger sister, as shown in his dream. See more »

Quotes

[about sobriety]
Chainsaw: Reality is so unreal.
Dave: But it is a nice change.
Chainsaw: True. Two thumbs up.
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References Crystal Voyager (1973) See more »

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Papa's Got a Brand New Bag
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It Makes Me Laugh
23 December 2001 | by See all my reviews

This is not a great movie and it got bad reviews, but it stays in the movie rotations of many television stations. Why? Because it is funny. Just watch it and enjoy. It is really aimed at young teens and they will probably like it best.


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