MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 244 this week

School Daze (1988)

5.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.7/10 from 4,033 users  
Reviews: 36 user | 19 critic

A not so popular young man wants to pledge to a popular fraternity at his historically black college.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 27 titles
created 18 Mar 2011
 
a list of 34 titles
created 24 Nov 2011
 
a list of 24 titles
created 11 May 2012
 
a list of 33 titles
created 13 May 2012
 
a list of 45 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "School Daze" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: School Daze (1988)

School Daze (1988) on IMDb 5.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of School Daze.

User Polls

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Girl 6 (1996)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

This Spike Lee film examines the life of an aspiring actress in New York. She is upset by the treatment of women in the movie industry during one of her screen tests with 'QT'. Out of work ... See full summary »

Director: Spike Lee
Stars: Theresa Randle, Isaiah Washington, Spike Lee
She Hate Me (2004)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Fired from his job for exposing corrupt business practices, a former biotech executive turns to impregnating wealthy lesbians for profit.

Director: Spike Lee
Stars: Anthony Mackie, Kerry Washington, Ellen Barkin
Jungle Fever (1991)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Friends and family of a married black architect react in different ways to his affair with an Italian secretary.

Director: Spike Lee
Stars: Wesley Snipes, Annabella Sciorra, Spike Lee
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

A middle-class boy from Atlanta finds his worldview changed as he spends the summer with his deeply religious grandfather in the housing projects of Red Hook, Brooklyn.

Director: Spike Lee
Stars: Jules Brown, Thomas Jefferson Byrd, Toni Lysaith
Bamboozled (2000)
Comedy | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A frustrated African American TV writer proposes a blackface minstrel show in protest, but to his chagrin it becomes a hit.

Director: Spike Lee
Stars: Damon Wayans, Savion Glover, Jada Pinkett Smith
Clockers (1995)
Drama | Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Young drug pushers in the projects of Brooklyn live hard dangerous lives, trapped between their drug bosses and the detectives out to stop them.

Director: Spike Lee
Stars: Harvey Keitel, John Turturro, Delroy Lindo
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.

Director: Spike Lee
Stars: Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Set in 1944 Italy, the story of four black American soldiers who get trapped in a Tuscan village during WWII.

Director: Spike Lee
Stars: Derek Luke, Michael Ealy, Laz Alonso
Malcolm X (1992)
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Biographical epic of the controversial and influential Black Nationalist leader, from his early life and career as a small-time gangster, to his ministry as a member of the Nation of Islam and his assassination.

Director: Spike Lee
Stars: Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett, Delroy Lindo
Horn of Plenty (TV Movie 1986)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1.3/10 X  
Director: Spike Lee
Stars: Diahnne Abbott, Branford Marsalis
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.1/10 X  
Director: Spike Lee
The Answer (1980)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.4/10 X  

A Black screenwriter is hired to write the $50,000,000 remake of "The Birth of a Nation."

Director: Spike Lee
Stars: Ernest Rayford
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Dap
...
...
Jane Toussaint (as Tisha Campbell)
Kyme ...
Rachel Meadows
...
President McPherson
Ellen Holly ...
Odrie McPherson
...
Cedar Cloud
...
Coach Odom
...
Grady
James Bond III ...
Monroe
...
Jordan
...
Edge
Eric Payne ...
Booker T. (as Eric A. Payne)
...
Half-Pint
Anthony Thompkins ...
Doo-Doo Breath
Edit

Storyline

In the South of the United States are taking place confrontations between two groups of students who have different ideas and are not able to accept the one of the opponent. Written by Volker Boehm

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Musical

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

12 February 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Aulas turbulentas  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$6,500,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$14,545,844 (USA)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Branford Marsalis, who plays Jordam, performed many of the saxophone solos in the film's score. See more »

Goofs

When the Gamma Rays are singing I Don't Want to Be Alone Tonight, towards the end of the song, the audio and picture don't add up. The audio is slightly ahead. See more »

Quotes

Julian Eaves: You talk more shit than a little bit.
See more »

Connections

Featured in College Daze (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

If I Didn't Care
Written by Jack Lawrence
Chappell & Co., Inc.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
If you aren't Black and/or you didn't go to an all-black university, you might not get it...
29 May 2001 | by (Los Angeles by way of Chicago and a historically Black Universit) – See all my reviews

Spike pegged this. He couldn't get it all in, but he was darn close. The light-skinned vs. the dark-skinned, exclusionary syndrome perpetrated by Black Greeks to non-Greeks, Homecoming, the sweaty and hot parties, the rift/resentment between lower-class local Blacks and the students, sexuality... It was great. Unfortunately, my main man Spike failed to make it universal, so if you ain't what I mentioned in my one-line summary, you might not get it. God Bless the ones that try to understand the mentality instead of dogging out the man's obvious and enormous filmmaking talent. You can hate Kobe Bryant for taking all the darn shots, but you can't hate the young man's game! PEACE!


15 of 19 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
It was good up until the end. kyle-348
dark-skinned gamma ray msnell10
JANE TOUSSAINT ChristianEdwards81
Ain't nothing wrong with wannabe girls yvjthl
Audio Commentary Philly-Jay
A Different world videoguy4u2
Discuss School Daze (1988) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?