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Fist Fight (2017)

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When one school teacher unwittingly causes another teacher's dismissal, he is challenged to an after-school fight.

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Richie Keen

Writers:

Van Robichaux (screenplay by), Evan Susser (screenplay by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Charlie Day ... Andy Campbell
Ice Cube ... Strickland
Tracy Morgan ... Coach Crawford
Jillian Bell ... Holly
Dean Norris ... Principal Tyler
Christina Hendricks ... Ms. Monet
Kumail Nanjiani ... Mehar
Dennis Haysbert ... Superintendent Johnson
JoAnna Garcia Swisher ... Maggie
Alexa Nisenson ... Ally
Stephnie Weir ... Suzie
Kym Whitley ... 911 Operator (as Kym E. Whitley)
Austin Zajur ... Neil
Gordon Danniels ... Irv
Bill Kottkamp ... William
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Storyline

On the last day of school, right on Senior Prank Day in Roosevelt High, things don't look good for meek English teacher Andy Campbell, who feels exceptionally expendable facing a bleak future in front of severe job cuts, just before the year's new school season. But soon, things will go from bad to worse when feeble Campbell will infuriate the scary hot-headed history teacher Ron Strickland, who in turn, he will challenge him in an old-school, no-holds-barred, mano-a-mano throwdown in front of everybody, in the parking lot after school. Inevitably, now that the fight is on, no excuses, no regrets, and certainly no talking sense into Strickland, is going to save Campbell who needs to face the consequences of his actions and pay the heavy price. After all, snitches get stitches. Written by Nick Riganas

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

After school. Parking lot. It's on.

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language throughout, sexual content/nudity and drug material | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 February 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fist Fight See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,201,873, 19 February 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$32,187,017, 20 June 2017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$41,087,017, 13 April 2017
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

According to Ice Cube, the actual fight sequence took 8 days to shoot. See more »

Goofs

After revealing the "drawing" on the left side of the chalkboard, the board then shows writing in purple, then back to the drawing later in the day. If it was cleared to write notes, Campbell wouldn't have put the "drawing" back up later. See more »

Quotes

Holly: [From red band trailer, seeing vulgar sign at the fields] There's something weird about those fields.
Coach Crawford: We're staring at a giant dick.
Holly: Yeah.
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Crazy Credits

The beginning of the end credits show a blooper reel. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Ah! My Goddess: Bad Goddess The Anime Video Comic (2017) See more »

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Slam
Written by Sticky Fingaz (as Kirk Jones), Jason Mizell, Chylow Parker, Fredro Starr (as Freddie Scruggs) and Tyrone Taylor
Performed by Onyx
Courtesy of Def Jam Recordings
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Wow. Just wow.
13 May 2017 | by nkweddleSee all my reviews

I love Charlie Day. He's arguably the best character on It's Always Sunny (besides Dennis), and I really want him to succeed with whatever he does because I feel like he is just a genuinely funny guy. Ice Cube...we'll, Ice Cube is Ice Cube. He typically plays the same character in everything he's in, so I didn't expect much more from him and that's alright. But I gotta say, one of these days when It's Always Sunny ends and the cast is going their separate ways to make movies, Charlie will have a very short and very forgettable career making movies if he stars in a few more of these crap-riots of a movie. This thing stinks. The script is so flat and meanders all over the place without any intention of carrying a plot. The jokes are just F-words thrown about, Charlie flipping out, and the chick from Workaholics talking about banging her students...which I just found uncomfortable and not funny at all. I'm a humorous guy. I love silly movies. But, they have to at least have a purpose and the jokes need to be thought out and have a purpose. I know there's an audience for these kind of movies otherwise they wouldn't get made, but it's sad that the studios think these things pass as comedies worthy to promote in the first place.


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