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Lower Learning (2008)

R | | Comedy | 6 July 2013 (Belgium)
Lower Learning is a movie starring Jason Biggs, Eva Longoria, and Rob Corddry. 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 »

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... Tom Willoman
... Rebecca Seabrook (as Eva Longoria Parker)
... Harper Billings
... Laura Buchwald
... Jesse Buchwald
... Turner Abernathy
... Nurse Gretchen
... Decatur Doublewide
... Digdug O'Shaughnessy (as Hayes Macarthur)
... Frankie Fowler
... Maurice
... Colette Bamboo
... Old Curt
... Olympia Parpadelle
... Robber (as Tim Dowling)
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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

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No rules. No escape. No class. See more »

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

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6 July 2013 (Belgium)  »

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Alulképző  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)

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$2,550, 12 October 2008, Limited Release

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$2,550, 12 October 2008
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2.35 : 1
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Turner Abernathy: I'm talking about a different kind of love. The kind of love that's wet and smells a little.
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Permanent Vacation
Written by Steven M. Stern and Charles Newman
Performed by The Selectracks Studio Ensemble
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great satire - but not high brow comedy
25 November 2009 | by See all my reviews

OK, it is not "dead poets society" or "good will hunting". It is in reality much more like "police academy" for schools. That being said, don't expect high brow humor and you will be pleased. I went in with low expectations because it is a Jason Biggs film, and i was thoroughly pleased. The supporting cast his hilarious! They make the film. Eva Longoria Parker is great, as is Monica Potter. The cast is wonderful as burned out teachers, and the kids are great in their roles both as victims and as accessories. Another special standout in the film is the principle, Rob Corddry. He is hilarious as the sleazy con artist. It is worth your time, just don't expect high brow comedy.


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