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Summer School (1987)

PG-13  |   |  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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Diversión en el colegio de verano  »

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$35,658,098 (USA)
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The nick-name of Francis Gremp (Dean Cameron) was "Chainsaw", the alias being a reference to the Tobe Hooper classic 1970s horror movie The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) which the character is a fanatical fan of. Cameron's choice to play "Chainsaw" in a future remake has been either Zach Braff or Shia LaBeouf. See more »

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When Pam tells Freddy she wants to move in with him as her wish, and he goes to open the door to his apartment (with an armload of groceries), the door to his apartment is already ajar. See more »

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Pam: So, you're all alone and you like young girls.
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References Friday the 13th (1980) See more »

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Written by Deborah Harry and Chris Stein
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This teacher was kick ass
12 March 2000 | by (Pacifica, California) – See all my reviews

When this movie came out, i was only 4, so i didn't see it when it came out in the theater. I happened to stumble upon it 3 years ago and i've watched it above 100 times since. The best part is when Dave and Chainsaw do everyones make-up and they do their rendition of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Classic!!


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