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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.

Director:

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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Did You Know?

Trivia

Charlie Day and director Richie Keen worked together on FX/FXX's It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. 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

Campbell: I'm fucking done with this shit! Strickland wants to fuck with me? Campbell's going to fuck right back!
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Crazy Credits

After the end credits there is a scene with coach Crawford and the 911 operator. See more »


Soundtracks

I Don't F**k with You
Written by Big Sean (as Sean Anderson), Mic Free, Willie Hansbro, DJ Mustard (as Dijon MacFarlane), D.J. Dahi (as Dacoury Natche), D.J. Rogers, E-40 (as Earl Stevens), Key Wane (as Dwane Weir II) and Kanye West
Performed by Big Sean featuring E-40
Courtesy of Def Jam Recordings
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
Contains a sample of "Say You Love Me, One More Time"
Performed by D.J. Rogers
Courtesy of RCA Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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User Reviews

 
Ignore the critics
3 October 2017 | by AlileosSee all my reviews

Highly suggest if you want a good laugh. The movie was funny and really good. It wasn't meant to be serious at all and I think that all the people crying about it are 60 year old single old farts who don't know what humour is. It's not meant to be realistic at all if it's a comedy movie for entertainment. It's not a damn documentary.

Tired of all these "critics" who act as if only Oscae nominated movies that are inspiring and touch your heart can be considered good. This was a great watch.


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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

Gross USA:

$32,187,017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$41,087,017
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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