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Three O'Clock High (1987)

 -  Comedy  -  9 October 1987 (USA)
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A nerd gets himself in hot water with the new bully, a quiet bad boy who challenges him to fight on the grounds of their high school after the day's end.

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Cast

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Jerry Mitchell
Annie Ryan ...
Franny Perrins (as Anne Ryan)
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Buddy Revell
Stacey Glick ...
Brei Mitchell
Jonathan Wise ...
Vincent Costello
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Detective Mulvahill
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Mr. O'Rourke
Liza Morrow ...
Karen Clarke
Scott Schutzman Tiler ...
Bruce Chalmer (as Scott Tiler)
Guy Massey ...
Scott Cranston
Theron Read ...
Mark Bojeekus
Mike Jolly ...
Craig Mattey
Charles Macaulay ...
Voytek Dolinski
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Duke Herman
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Storyline

A high school nerd, Jerry Mitchell (Siemaszko) is assigned to write a piece for the school paper about new boy Buddy Revell (Tyson), who is rumored to be a psychopathic nutcase. When Jerry accidentally touches Buddy, he says that they must fight in the parking lot at 3pm. Jerry will just about do anything to avoid the confrontation. Written by Corey Semple (AdamSandlers8SexyNights)

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When school's over, it's all over. See more »

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PG-13 | See all certifications »
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9 October 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

3:00 High  »

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$3,685,862 (USA)
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The music playing in the insect movie that Jerry watches in his biology class is the "Out to Sea" theme from Jaws (1975). See more »

Goofs

When Jerry throws up in the toilet and flushes, we hear it but the water in the toilet doesn't go down. See more »

Quotes

Jerry Mitchell: If I can get the money, do you think he'll do it for me?
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Referenced in South Park: Breast Cancer Show Ever (2008) See more »

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Something To Remember Me By
Performed by Jim Walker
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One Great Teen Comedy
9 February 2004 | by (Bay Area) – See all my reviews

One of my favorite Teenage Comedies when I grew up. I don't want to tell any of the plot points and ruin the movie for you. Casey Simasko was great as Gerry Mitchell. Awsomely cast all around especially the Buddy Revell character. I don't want to overhype the movie to blow out your expectations because I had none when I saw it the first time but a must see for people that love comedies. Great Script and Direction. Anyone that did not like this movie must not have went to public school or grew up in a foreign land. Recomended for people under 50. Check it out.


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