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Plain Clothes (1987)

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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Cast

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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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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

Nick: Gee, Kyle, is this really fair? There are only three of you!
[two more Wardens appear]
Nick: Ah. That's more like it.
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Soundtracks

YOU'RE RICH
By Sarah Taylor, Bill Mumy (as Billy Mumy) and Robert Haimer
Performed and Produced by Sarah Taylor
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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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