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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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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Jerry Mitchell just bumped into Buddy Revell. Now Jerry isn't thinking about math or english. Because at three o'clock, he's history. See more »

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9 October 1987 (USA)  »

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3:00 High  »

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$3,685,862 (USA)
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Trivia

During Jerry's book report, he asks his English teacher, what is her favorite book. She replies, "Turn of the Screw," and then he kisses her. In Turn of the Screw, there is a part where a tutor is kissed by her student. See more »

Goofs

When Jerry is in class and the teacher is scrolling through the names of the students on her clip-board. If you look at her fingers while she is seen holding the clip-board, she has nice, painted, long fingernails, when they do a close up of her running her finger down the list of names you can clearly tell it's a guys finger with a short non painted fingernail. See more »

Quotes

Mr. O'Rourke: There isn't going to be any fight today!
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Great comedy
17 August 2004 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

A terrific Phil Joanou flick about high school and its many travails, encapsulated in the tail of one particular schnook, a really short and underdeveloped loser named Jerry Mitchell, who must face the very tall and very well built school bully at the end of a particularly trying school day. Everything that can go wrong goes wrong before their showdown. Wonderfully acted by a mostly no-name cast, and beautifully photographed to boot. Casey Siemaszko is so believeable as our put-upon hero, the movie at times becomes downright painful to watch. As good an 80s flick as SIXTEEN CANDLES or BREAKFAST CLUB, and largely unseen for reasons unknown. It does play on TV occasionally, and lately has been running on A&E.


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