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Cheats (2002)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy  |  1 November 2002 (USA)
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A group of friends cheat their way through high school.

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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 Anonymous

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Rule #4: The permanent record is a MYTH perpetrated to keep the student in fear. See more »

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Rated PG-13 on appeal for thematic elements, some language and crude sexual references | See all certifications »

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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 »

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[Handsome, Sammy and Victor are pulled out of class in regards to cheating]
Mr. Harkin: You punks... must think I'm some kind of idiot.
Handsome: What the hell are you talking about?
Mr. Harkin: What am I talking about? What am I - I got a classroom full a kids in there, and the highest mark that anybody got was 55. Sammy you got 81, Handsome you got 84 and Victor you got 100 percen. Congratulations, Victor! Can anybody explain to me the root of this freak occurrence?
[a beat of silence]
Handsome: What the hell am I doing out here?
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Opening disclaimer: What you are about to see is inspired by a true story. Certain characters and situations have been fictionalized. See more »

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ROLL ON
Written by Chris Cheney
Performed by The Living End
Courtesy of Resprise Records
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17 July 2003 | by (Kansas City, MO) – See all my reviews

I was at a hotel, flipping through the channels when I landed on this. I thought at first it was that new movie, "Cheaters", but low and behold, it was something even better. This movie was so funny, I especially liked all of the ways they came up to cheat with. I showed the movie to one of my teachers, and even they thought the "Song" idea of cheating was rather genius! This movie was Grade A, and I recommend it to anyone.


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