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
Just before being arrested, Ice Cube (Mr. Strickland) says "f**k the police" a reference to a song of the same name by his former rap group N.W.A. See more »
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 »
Look, we can get caught up in the whole statement game. Who said what and what they meant by what they said, and what words mean when people say them, and, you know, who's making a statement and what the statement means, and whose statement has something to do with something that someone else says. And, see, statements get... You know? And then...
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After the end credits there is a scene with coach Crawford and the 911 operator. See more »
This film tells the story of a nice teacher who teaches in an ineffectively run school. He encounters a lot of violent pranks during the last day of school. To top that off, he is fired from work, misses his daughter's talent show and gets challenged to a fist fight.
The story details the very bad day of a teacher, which could be funny. However, the whole experience is too over the top to be believable. I honestly can't believe that students can be allowed to behave irresponsibly and violently. It's basically anarchy, and I can't believe teachers actually stay in this environment to be bullied and physically harmed. It's just not funny.
The only funny scene is the daughter's talent show, but that is a short scene. I think "Fist Fight" goes too far when trying to be funny, and ends up being unfunny.
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