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High School High (1996)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime, Romance | 25 October 1996 (USA)
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Richard Clark has just left the well-known Wellington Academy to teach at Marion Barry High School. Now, he will try to inspire the D-average students into making good grades and try to woo a fellow teacher.

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... Richard Clark
... Victoria Chapell
... Principal Evelyn Doyle
... Griff McReynolds
... Natalie Thompson
... Paco Rodriguez
Lexie Bigham ... Two-Bags
... Alonzo
... Thaddeus Clark
... Anferny Jefferson
... Julie Rubels
... Mr. DeMarco
... Rhino
... Hulk
... Miss Bernie Wells
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Richard Clark has just left the well-known Wellington Academy to teach at Marion Barry High School. Now, he will try to inspire the D-average students into making good grades and try to woo a fellow teacher.

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A Dangerous Mind is a terrible thing to waste See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for crude sexual humor, partial nudity and some drug references | See all certifications »

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25 October 1996 (USA)  »

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Aprende como puedas  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,311,786, 27 October 1996, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$20,951,277, 12 January 1997
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In some countries, the title became a direct pun at the translated title of the film Dangerous Minds. In Portugal, the film was translated as Mentes Pirosas ("Tacky Minds"), as Dangerous Minds was titled Mentes Perigosas (lit. "Dangerous minds") See more »

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When Clark first arrives and drives over the tire guard, all his tires are blown out but as he steps out of the car after parking it, you can clearly see his rear tires are fully inflated. See more »

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Miss Bernie Wells: You coming on to me, pickledick?
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Early in the credits, the newscaster we saw earlier reads three headlines, including one about a bacteria infecting movie popcorn and striking 90 minutes after eating. See more »

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Features Star Castle (1980) See more »

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Get Down For Mine
Written by K-Def (as K. Hansford), L. Wright & Barry White
Produced by K-Def
Performed by Real Live
Courtesy of Pirate Recordings/Big Beat Records, Inc.
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You're Gonna Lovitz
4 January 2006 | by See all my reviews

Jon Lovitz is possibly the most under-rated Saturday Night Live alumnus. While Mike Myers, Adam Sandler and others have gone on to bigger things, Lovitz has primarily been background fodder for the other ex-cast members. And he's good at this, but he's also good on his own - as this movie proves. High School High was the best school movie parody of its time (before "Not Another Teen Movie"), taking "Dangerous Minds" and making a plot we should actually care about and enjoy. And we also have Tia Carrera (not to be confused with Asia Carrera).

Lovitz plays a history teacher who wants to turn a school full of unwanted students into a fleet of tomorrow's best and brightest. With help from his street smarts and an intense chicken race scene, he might just accomplish his goals. But, oh no, what happens when a rival gang steals the tests or the class valedictorian turns to dealing drugs? You're just going to have to watch and see. Recommended (unless you don't like Lovitz, but then you have no sense of humor anyway).


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