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Underclassman (2005)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Comedy, Crime  |  2 September 2005 (USA)
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A young detective goes undercover at an elite private school to destroy an international stolen car ring.

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Tracy 'Tre' Stokes
Adrian Young ...
Jose
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Cuervo
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Earl the Bum
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Lisa Brooks
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Detective Gallecki
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Captain Victor Delgado
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Warren Williams
Peter Bryant ...
Michael Barry
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David Boscoe
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Oliver Horn
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Rob Donovan
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Ms. Hagerty
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Des
MyCale Guyton ...
April (as MyCale)
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A young detective goes undercover at an elite private school to destroy an international stolen car ring.

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Rated PG-13 for violence, sexual references, drug material and some teen drinking | See all certifications »

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2 September 2005 (USA)  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,086,127 (USA) (2 September 2005)

Gross:

$109,022 (South Africa) (25 August 2006)
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[from trailer]
Rob Donovan: If I get so much as a scratch on this car, my dad will kill me.
Tracy Stokes: [car blows up] Your daddy gon' kill you.
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Austin Movie Show Review
5 September 2005 | by (Austin, TX) – See all my reviews

From Miramax, the company that brought you Shakespeare In Love, Pulp Fiction, and Good Will Hunting, comes Underclassman. To quote a classic Sesame Street song, "Which of these things is not like the other, which of these things does not belong?" The answer is – Underclassman. Why did they make this movie? I don't know who Nick Cannon is, I don't know what he does, but he must have some powerful connections (or be a Freemason) for Miramax to allow him to write, star, and executive produce this hackneyed piece of over-used Hollywood clichés. Cannon plays a young and reckless rookie cop who goes undercover as a high school senior to catch a murderer in an affluent (think Westlake High) white high school. Prepare yourself for a deep sociological study of the differences between black and white people…not really.

Instead, prepare for the inevitable warehouse bust, car chase down busy highway, boat chase, and hostage situation with the woman he loves. The only funny line in the film is when the dorky white guy gets rejected by two hot chicks and says, "They probably had herpes anyways." That was funny. Nothing else was.


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