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License to Drive (1988)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 6 July 1988 (USA)
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A teen decides to go for a night on the town with his friends despite flunking his driver's test.

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Harvey Miller ...
The Professor
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Paolo (as M.A. Nickles)
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Natalie's DMV Examiner
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Les' DMV Examiner
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Karl
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School Teacher / Bus Driver
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Christopher Burton ...
Rudy
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Storyline

Les doesn't have a driving license yet, but to impress his gorgeous date Mercedes he borrows his grandpa's Cadillac for a night out... and has to witness the poor car going through more and more intense maltreatments. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Some guys get all the brakes!

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6 July 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

To Live and Drive in L.A.  »

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$8,000,000 (estimated)

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$22,433,275 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Neil Tolkin's script started out as a failed article for 'National Lampoon' magazine. See more »

Goofs

Even though Dean is shown towing Les on a two-wheel bike, the actors rode a three-wheel bike for balance. The two back wheels are visible when Les guards his face from some branches that he and Dean ride through. See more »

Quotes

Dean: Natalie! I was wondering, if you were driving 55 miles per hour and you collided with a runaway train, would it make ANY improvement on your face?
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SWEET SURRENDER
Written by Jeff Silverman and John Philip Shenale
Performed by Brenda K. Starr
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Another 80s fave of mine.
27 July 2001 | by (Kimberling City, MO.) – See all my reviews

This is one of the best films to ever feature the two Coreys. Yep, this is back when they were still cool. The movie has all sorts of funny situations and (intentionally) funny dialogue that actually works. I really love the scene involving the drunk. That may be a bit gross, but I still laguh. Really folks, it's the Summer, run to the video store and pick it up. Get your 80s fix.


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