3.9/10
2,194
21 user 9 critic

Lower Learning (2008)

R | | Comedy | 6 July 2013 (Belgium)
Geraldine Ferraro Elementary is on the brink of collapse: the lowest test scores in the state, teachers who are either drunk or having sex on school grounds, and a principal who extorts ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(story),
Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Slackers (2002)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

When geeky Ethan discovers three fellow students scamming the examination system, he blackmails them to win over the college's most popular girl.

Director: Dewey Nicks
Stars: Devon Sawa, Robert B. Martin Jr., Jason Segel
Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

With the ratings dropping for a wilderness-themed TV show, two animal fans go to the Andes in search of Bigfoot.

Director: Fred Wolf
Stars: Steve Zahn, Allen Covert, Justin Long
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

When a career criminal's plan for revenge is thwarted by unlikely circumstances, he puts his intended victim's son in his place by putting him in prison...and then joining him.

Director: Bob Odenkirk
Stars: Dax Shepard, Will Arnett, Chi McBride
Cedar Rapids (2011)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Tim Lippe has no idea what he's in for when he's sent to Cedar Rapids, Iowa to represent his company at an annual insurance convention, where he soon finds himself under the "guidance" of three convention veterans.

Director: Miguel Arteta
Stars: Ed Helms, John C. Reilly, Anne Heche
Grassroots (2012)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

After losing his job, a journalist reluctantly agrees to help his oddball friend with his bid to earn a seat on the Seattle City Council.

Director: Stephen Gyllenhaal
Stars: Jason Biggs, Joel David Moore, Lauren Ambrose
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Rachel, a part-time call girl, consumed with fairy tales, is taken off the streets of Las Vegas by Navy, a high-class gigolo in search of a new way of life in Montana. Along the way, the ... See full summary »

Director: Gregory C. Haynes
Stars: Richard Grieco, Yasmine Bleeth, Andy Romano
Grandma's Boy (2006)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A 35 year old video game tester has to move in with his grandma and her two old lady roommates.

Director: Nicholaus Goossen
Stars: Allen Covert, Linda Cardellini, Shirley Jones
Comedy | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

While attending his brother's wedding, a serial womanizer is haunted by the ghosts of his past girlfriends.

Director: Mark Waters
Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Emma Stone
Comedy | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A ghost tries to sabotage her former boyfriend's current relationship with a psychic.

Director: Jeff Lowell
Stars: Eva Longoria, Paul Rudd, Lake Bell
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

After a brutal break-up, a young man vows to stay celibate during the forty days of Lent, but finds the girl of his dreams and is unable to do anything about it.

Director: Michael Lehmann
Stars: Josh Hartnett, Shannyn Sossamon, Paulo Costanzo
Guy X (2005)
Comedy | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A black comedy set in 1979, about a soldier mistakenly posted to an Arctic military base.

Director: Saul Metzstein
Stars: Jason Biggs, Natascha McElhone, Jeremy Northam
Yukon Kornelius (TV Movie 2013)
Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Mike Lane
Stars: Sebastian Bach, Jason Biggs, Brad Corrigan
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Rebecca Seabrook (as Eva Longoria Parker)
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Digdug O'Shaughnessy (as Hayes Macarthur)
...
...
...
...
...
...
Robber (as Tim Dowling)
Edit

Storyline

Geraldine Ferraro Elementary is on the brink of collapse: the lowest test scores in the state, teachers who are either drunk or having sex on school grounds, and a principal who extorts money from parents. It's up to Tom, the down-on-his-luck vice-principal, to rally the lazy teachers, expose the principal's corruption, and turn the school around before an end of the day board decision that is certain to lead to its closure. Written by annonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Smells like school spirit. See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for crude and sexual humor, language and some drug content | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

|

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

6 July 2013 (Belgium)  »

Also Known As:

Alulképző  »

Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,550 (USA) (10 October 2008)

Gross:

$2,550 (USA) (10 October 2008)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Turner Abernathy: I'm talking about a different kind of love. The kind of love that's wet and smells a little.
See more »

Soundtracks

Permanent Vacation
Written by Steven M. Stern and Charles Newman
Performed by The Selectracks Studio Ensemble
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Crass and distasteful! Enough said…
27 January 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

With 2 big names (Eva Longoria and Jason Biggs) playing leading roles in a satirical film about failing education; this film aimed to hit the higher targets. Yet, through a series of dead-end, awkward jokes and innuendos; this film failed to even meet the lower targets.

This film only gains any credibility through the children's credible and compelling performances. Perhaps this film would have been better with an entirely child based crew working on its production…like a more updated idea of 'Bugsy Malone'.

Regardless; the plot lacked sequence and organisation, much of the acting was frightful at best and the incongruous plot holes allow me to rate this as the worst film I have ever watched.

Lower Learning is as titled, lower learning.


15 of 29 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Worst movie ever rpk59
Hiliarious Winston12
Holding the lighter under the turtle was BAD humor. mapdealer
How many theaters was this movie in? bigggfannn
Sounds like this could be a good movie... maineventradio
Movie Reviews bigggfannn
Discuss Lower Learning (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page