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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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Cast

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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 ...
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Principal Kratz
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Miss Simpson
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Latin Student
Gabe Green ...
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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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Box Office

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

Class Act has garnered a cult following and is considered a cult classic among fans of hip-hop music culture. See more »

Goofs

When the real Duncan is kicking the field goals look at the goal posts and notice the old rusty one and the new pretty one. See more »

Quotes

Blade: See, the way I look at it is if you gonna be Blade Brown, you gotta know where Blade Brown comes from, you know what I'm sayin'?
Duncan: I thought you crawled out from under a rock.
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References Taxi (1978) 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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Duncan Pinderhughes (Kid) is explaining to the guard how he ended up in jail. He was an A student ready to go to college. Before graduating, Duncan is forced to take a final PE course. Blade Brown (Play) has always been a delinquent. He was let out of jail on the condition that he completes school with honors. Their records are accidentally switched and it goes downhill from there for Duncan.

The comedy is extremely broad and generally bad. There is barely a laugh in this cheese. Kid'n Play don't come off well. Kid is a clownish nerd and Play is a thug. Neither gets any laughs unless you get to smoke something. They do get to rap at the end which is fine. There is also an early Pauly Shore in his bbbudddy getup.


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