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Class Act (1992)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 5 June 1992 (USA)
A valedictorian and a juvenile delinquent have their school records switched and begin to be treated like the other.

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Duncan (as Christopher 'Kid' Reid)
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Blade (as Christopher 'Play' Martin)
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Jail Guard
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Parole Officer Reichert
Tony Simotes ...
Dr. Oppenheimer
Jeff Jensen ...
Prison Guard (as Scott Jensen)
Simply Marvalous ...
Miss Jackson
Jack 'The Rapper' Gibson ...
Janitor
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Principal Kratz
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Miss Simpson
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Latin Student
Gabe Green ...
Rashid
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Storyline

Duncan is a genius straight A student, Blade is juvenile delinquent. But because of a mix up with their school records, everyone thinks each is the other one. Now, Duncan kind of likes the attention from being thought of as a real bad dude, if only the school bully would stop trying to rough him up. And Blade definitely likes being thought of as important instead of as trouble, if only the teacher would stop hitting on him for a date. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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Rated PG-13 for sensuality and sex-related dialogue | See all certifications »

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5 June 1992 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$7,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,421,827, 7 June 1992, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$13,272,113
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Trivia

Kid N' Play are well known for starting the high-top fade hairstyle that gained mass popularity in the late 1980s among African-American youth and hip-hop music fans. Kid gets his high top fade whacked off by Play's Blade Brown character who changes his hairstyle to dreadlock twists. Play (as Blade Brown character) is originally sporting a variation of the twists hairstyle at the beginning of the movie, but changes his hair to a variation of the high-top fade hairstyle for the rest of the film: he sports what is a backward version of the "high-top fade with a slope" hairstyle. This film marks the last film Kid 'N Play are seen with the high-top fade hairstyles that they made famous. See more »

Goofs

When Blade is taking Duncan's glasses off and giving him the gold tooth to put in his mouth, the camera switches to Blade taking the tooth out then back to Duncan saying "that's not hygienic" with the gold tooth already in his mouth. See more »

Quotes

Blade's Mother: What is that?
Blade: What?
Blade's Mother: That.
Blade: What?
Blade's Mother: That?
Blade: What?
Blade's Mother: That!
Blade: It's a flower!
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References Rocky (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

Anything You Ask
Written by Howie Tee (as Howard Thompson) and Crystal Johnson
Produced by Howie Tee
Performed by Tara Kemp
Courtesy of Giant Records
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My all time favourite.
2 January 2007 | by See all my reviews

This is my all time favourite film, so I am slightly biased! The reason I love this film is the moment in time it encapsulates & the comedy throughout is very funny. For me early 90's culture was an intriguing time. From the brightly coloured attire to the strong soundtrack. From Plays car 'Lucille' :)to the rib tickling examples of high school life which everyone can relate to in some form or other. The plot is easy watching, it just rolls along nicely.

There is an error in the car chase scene which I spotted. Play drives the car into the back of Minks Jaguar & crumples the front of 'Lucille' however in the next scene the front of the car is restored to its former glory :)

If you want a trip down memory lane to the flamboyant culture of the early 90's, and a reminder of how it was at school during those terrible teens, then this comedy with Kid n Play and a few other familiar faces ('Doug. E Doug' who went on to do Cool Runnings) ('Karyn Parsons' - Hilary in Fresh Prince Of Bell Air) (Pauly Shore who plays the unforgettable role of the hippy) this film is a good watch.


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