A boy from Pawtucket, Rhode Island, caught up in the drug scene of the mid-70s, gets in trouble one too many times with the law. To stave off a jail term, his father arranges for him to be placed into a prep school in Cornwall, Connecticut. The terms: Graduate, or else.Written by
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Alec Baldwin character is credited as Old Man Dunphy, his first name was never said in the film however in the scene where Tim finds out he's going to Cornwall Academy the name tag on his work shirt is Pat. See more »
When Drugs is shown writing his letter to Dunph, there are candles burning. Drugs passes out for "a couple of hours" but when he awakens the candles are still burning yet not have decreased in size at all. See more »
Mr. Dunphy, do you have a friend called "Drugs"?
How many individuals named drugs could you possibly associate with?
Yesterday we received a letter addressed simply to Cornwall Academy, Cornwall, Connecticut. So naturally we, we opened it and read it. You might want to sit down. It begins, "Greetings Dunph. What's happening? I got your letter today. Cornhole Academy sounds like it really sucks the big one. I can't believe they make everyone work a lot and not smoke. You ...
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The alternate ending and behind the scenes on the sell through VHS casette are unfortunetly not on the DVD. See more »
Wonderfully crafted and understated movie from the kings of gross-out comedy. Poignant and hilarious this film is a beautiful departure from the Farrely Bro's typical fare. It follows the (mis) adventures of a 1970's era RI kid who runs afoul of the law and is sent to a stuffy boarding school. It sounds like a fairly redundant storyline but the emotional underpinnings and underlying angst of the young characters are subtly, yet powerfully displayed. 9/10.
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