While other kids buy into countless hours of studying just so they can get a mark in some teacher's report book, Handsome Davis sees it as nothing more than a system of control over your mind. That's why Handsome and his three best friends Sammy, Victor and the cribsheet genius Applebee have banded together and found ways to cheat on their tests all through their school years. Everything had been going along smoothly until the gang entered their final year of high school and the stakes were upped by the school's principal, Mrs. Stark. If they get caught cheating again Stark will make a note in their permanent records and possibly kill their chances of getting into college. But can Handsome convince his pals to pull off one last, great cheat with him and outsmarting Stark and the system, even if it means possibly destroying their friendships? Written by
Rule #4: The permanent record is a MYTH perpetrated to keep the student in fear.
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Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG-13 on appeal for thematic elements, some language and crude sexual references
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Did You Know?
Many of the events in the story actually happened. Even the scene in which Handsome starts bashing the lockers and ripping off his shirt when Harkin accuses him and his friends of cheating on the test. See more
Hey, I kick all ass.
Opening disclaimer: What you are about to see is inspired by a true story. Certain characters and situations have been fictionalized. See more
WHY CAN'T WE BE FRIENDS
Written by Thomas Allen
(as Sylvester Allen), Harold R. Brown
(as Harold Brown),
Morris D. Dickerson
(as Morris Dickerson), Lonnie Jordan
(as Leroy Jordan), Charles Miller
, Lee Oskar
, Howard E. Scott
(as Howard Scott) and Jerry Goldstein
Performed by War
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