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School Daze (1988)

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

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

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Comedy | Drama | Musical

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Release Date:

12 February 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Aulas turbulentas  »

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Budget:

$6,500,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$14,545,844 (USA)
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Trivia

Laurence Fishburne (known as Larry Fishburne during the movie) had his teeth capped for his role in School Daze. His signature gap is noticeably missing. 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: Half-Pint, how tall are you?
Half-Pint: Five feet, five inches.
Julian Eaves: You are a five foot, five inch piece of shit.
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Referenced in Century of Black Cinema (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

I Can Only Be Me
Music and Lyrics by Stevie Wonder
Performed by Keith John
Produced by Stevie Wonder
Jobete Music Co., Inc./Black Bull Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
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The Best Black College Movie of all time
16 December 2004 | by (Washington, DC) – See all my reviews

This was the best black college movie of all time! This movie went places that know other college movie to this date have yet to explore. I was eight when I first saw this movie and the message that Spike was making was over my head at the time I viewed this movie, but his message is still a point for our people today. I every once in awhile will set down to look at this great movie and come up with things to talk about with others. This movie made me want to attend a HBCU and I did Delaware State University and I even joined a frat. This movie comes with my highest recommendation. If you missed the message in the movie, its over your head and you need to watch it again.


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