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Plain Clothes (1987)

 -  Comedy | Mystery | Romance  -  July 1989 (Peru)
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To prove his brother's innocence, undercover officer Nick enrolls in high school again, dealing with crushes, bullies, humiliations, popularity swings, and quirky teachers and staff to find the real murderer.

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Nick Dunbar
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Robin Torrence
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Chet Butler
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Jane Melway
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Ed Malmburg
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Dave Hechtor
Jackie Gayle ...
Coach Zeffer
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Mr. Wiseman
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Mr. Gardner
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Dawn-Marie Zeffer
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Kyle Kerns
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Simon Feck
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Matt Dunbar
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Captain Graff
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Carter
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Storyline

Trying to get his brother out of jail, Nick has to bump his way out again from high school, find the murderer, keep his job as a policeman and run away from crazy little girls. Written by JS

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An Undercover Nightmare.


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July 1989 (Peru)  »

Also Known As:

Assassinato em 2º Grau  »

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$289,323 (USA)
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The poem read by Nick in class is a classic poem by the famous poet e.e. cummings entitled "She Being Brand New." See more »

Quotes

Matt Dunbar: Just pretend to be a student - you're supposed to be good at that kind of thing.
Nick: Matt, no one is going to believe I am a high school kid.
Matt Dunbar: Nick, be serious - no one believes you're a cop!
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AIN'T GOT NOBODY
Written by Billy Sherwood, Bruce Gowdy and Jodie Cortez
Performed by Billy Sherwood and Katey Sagal
Produced by Billy Sherwood
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Cute, funny
20 February 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

A sweet little film that's fun to watch. Arliss Howard's comedic talent is unappreciated and underestimated. He is assisted by fine veteran actors who look as if they are having a whale of a good time. The writing is surprisingly good for a low-budget flick.


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