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?
The real Applebee refused to take part in the documentary based on the actual Cheats, and as such his name had to be censored whenever used. See more
He doesn't know karate like my karate.
The filmmakers wish to extend their personal thanks to the following for their contribution to the making of this movie: The Bender Family The Dix Family The Gurland Family The Peroff Family See more
Written by Chris Cheney
Performed by The Living End
Courtesy of Resprise Records See more