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Crash Course (1988)

TV Movie  |  TV-PG  |   |  Comedy  |  17 January 1988 (USA)
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Some students taking driver's ed during the summer. Among the students is Riko, a cocky guy; Chad, a guy from a privileged background, who's terrified to get behind the wheel; Vanessa, ... See full summary »

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Edna Savage (as Jackée)
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Riko Konner
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Abner Fraser
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Larry Pearle
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Chadley Bennett IV
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Alice Santini
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Ed Konner
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Maria Abeja
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Beth Crawford
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Principal Paulson
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J.J. Maslanski
Julie Payne ...
Maxine Konner
Allen Williams ...
Chadley Bennett III
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Kichi (as Bradd Wong)
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Some students taking driver's ed during the summer. Among the students is Riko, a cocky guy; Chad, a guy from a privileged background, who's terrified to get behind the wheel; Vanessa, who's over protective mom who wouldn't allow her to take the course, who went behind her back; and Maria, a spoiled foreign student. Now the principal wants the students to pass so he tells the instructor, who's still not over his wife leaving and is not exactly up to the task, that it's important for the students to pass so he brought in a special instructor, who's very tough. And the principal also tells one of his teachers to let, one of the students Maslanski who's the school football star, pass the test he failed so that he can concentrate on driver's ed. But the teacher, seeing this as an opportunity to expose the principal as not doing his job and thus paving the way for him to be the new principal, makes Maslanski take a make up test. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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They're way over the limit ... and speeding into trouble!

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The "Driver's Ed. film" the class watches is actually a series of clips from CHiPs (1977). See more »

Quotes

Vanessa Crawford: Mom, I don't need a best friend right now. What I need is a mother.
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References Flashdance (1983) See more »

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Walk like an Egyptian
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Written by Liam Sternberg
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Crash Course was a good movie :)
1 May 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I LOVED this movie when I was younger, and I have actually been looking for it again!! I would love to watch it again!! The information is all correct, but the cover doesn't look like it would match - I can't say for sure though. From what I remember, the movie was about these kids (Alyssa Milano, Tina Yothers, etc.) in a driving class, and it also shows the mischief they get into outside the class. Edie McClurg was Alyssa Milano's mother in the movie. I remember I really liked it so if anyone knows where I can get a copy (preferably DVD) of the movie listed above (with those stars in it) I would love to know. Thank-you :)


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