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The Perfect Score (2004)

 -  Comedy | Crime  -  30 January 2004 (USA)
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Six high school seniors decide to break into the Princeton Testing Center so they can steal the answers to their upcoming SAT tests and all get perfect scores.

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Storyline

Six teenagers from diverse backgrounds - among them the school's star basketball player - conspire to break into a SAT testing center to steal the answers in hope of acing their exam. They ultimately realize that the answer to their problems and the key to their happiness may not lie in achieving a perfect score. Written by maria

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test | high school | exam | parent | marijuana | See more »

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The S.A.T is hard to take. It's even harder to steal.

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Rated PG-13 for language, sexual content and some drug references | See all certifications »

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30 January 2004 (USA)  »

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The Perfect Score  »

Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,873,819 (USA) (30 January 2004)

Gross:

$10,387,706 (USA) (26 March 2004)
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Trivia

Mike Jarvis plays himself as the head basketball coach at St. Johns University. By the time the movie was released he had been fired as the university's head. See more »

Goofs

ETS is not located in Princeton, NJ as mentioned in the film. It is really in Lawrence Township, NJ, which is directly next to Princeton. See more »

Quotes

Anna: If you could do anything with your life and money was no object, what would you do?
Roy: Anything at all? Well, when I was a kid I used to play this video game for hours, Street Fighter 2. And I remember thinking "You know, people get paid to do this - to think of the game and create the characters." Like there's this one character Blanka; he's like half human and half lizard who eats his opponents. Well ya know he either zaps them with lightning or he... bites their faces off.
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References The Breakfast Club (1985) See more »

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The World Outside
by James Grundler
Performed by Paloalto
Courtesy of American Recordings, LLC & The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Almost Perfect...
30 January 2004 | by (Okie City) – See all my reviews

After enduring the torture of Cheaper By The Dozen, This is a welcome high school flick. The cast though not conventional, does a pretty good job with an original script. Most teens in school films are all about going to prom, while one character falls for a jerk/skank then in the end up with the childhood friend. This film is different and should be appreciated for something different. A really good film with a decent ending. Oh, it also has the really hot Erica Christenson in it!(scarlet looks good also in this film). Not a bad way to spend a Friday night..


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