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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)  »

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Diversión en el colegio de verano  »

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$35,658,098 (USA)
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Director Carl Reiner expediently signed-on to do the picture after reading the screenplay by writer Jeff Franklin. Reiner has said: "The script really held my interest and made me laugh". See more »

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At the beach, after Anna-Maria removes her shorts and top to reveal her bikini, she is shown in the background of a subsequent scene with her shorts and top still on. See more »

Quotes

Chainsaw: You passed and I failed! You asshole! How could you do that to me?
Dave: It was an accident. I'll take it again. I can fail, I know I can.
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I've never laughed or learned so much!
8 March 2000 | by (Virginia) – See all my reviews

This is an excellent addition to the canon of Dean Cameron works. This proves why he is now the hottest upcoming young star of the '80's. Rumor has is that he got the role through his friendship with Bruce Willis. Joel Siegel wrote in his last book that this movie is his closet favorite. It's mine too. And it should be yours. 10/10, Five Stars. Look for KIrsty Alley in her pre-Veronica's closet days.


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