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Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life (2016)

PG | | Comedy, Family | 7 October 2016 (USA)
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After his principal (Andy Daly) destroys his sketchbook, Rafe (Griffin Gluck) and his best friend Leo (Thomas Barbusca) decide to "destroy his book" and break every rule in the school's Code of Conduct.

Director:

Steve Carr

Writers:

Chris Bowman (screenplay by), Hubbel Palmer (screenplay by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Griffin Gluck ... Rafe
Lauren Graham ... Jules
Alexa Nisenson ... Georgia
Andrew Daly ... Principal Dwight (as Andy Daly)
Thomas Barbusca ... Leo
Retta ... Ida Stricker
Adam Pally ... Mr. Teller
Luke Hardeman Luke Hardeman ... Shon (as Luke Christopher Hardeman)
Jessi Goei ... Bella
Jacob Hopkins ... Miller
Patrick Fagan Patrick Fagan ... Boy Candidate
Isabela Merced ... Jeanne (as Isabela Moner)
Isabella Amara ... Heidi
Madeleine Stack ... Girl at Assembly #2
Efren Ramirez ... Gus
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Storyline

Imaginative quiet teenager Rafe Katchadorian is tired of his middle school's obsession with the rules at the expense of any and all creativity. Desperate to shake things up, Rafe and his best friends have come up with a plan: break every single rule in the school and let the students run wild. Written by CBS Films

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Rules aren't for everyone

Genres:

Comedy | Family

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for rude humor throughout, language and thematic elements | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Trivia

Through out the movie Rafe is seen wearing two bracelets one say Rafe in silver letters and the other saying Leo his brothers name. See more »

Goofs

The janitor Gus brings in a bucket of Hydrofluoric acid to disintegrate Rafe's book. However, the acid would actually be strong enough to burn through the bucket, presenting a hazard. The correct way to store hydrofluoric acid is to put it in a plastic container. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Teller: So, we have a new student today. I'm assuming you are...
Rafe: I'm a transfer student, sir.
Mr. Teller: You don't have to call me "sir". Makes me feel old, and I already feel old. I drive a Saturn.
Rafe: It's just Principal Dwight told me to call everyone "sir". It's like... one of his rules.
Mr. Teller: Okay. Well, I don't see any Principal Dwight in here, do you? Seriously, do you? Because he is a master of disguise.
[laughter]
Mr. Teller: So, we have a new transfer student today who's name I'm realizing I did not ask just now. What's your name?
Rafe: ...
[...]
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Connections

References A Fistful of Dollars (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

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Written by Andrew Goldstein (as Andrew Maxwell Goldstein), Emmanuel Kiriakou (as Emanuel Kiriakou), Evan Bogart (as Evan Kidd Bogart) and Lindy Robbins
Performed by MKTO
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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25 June 2018 | by tiger2103See all my reviews

Not a great movie. Maybe if you're a pre-teen, but not for adults. BTW, thanks for instilling in my children that it's okay to be disrespectful and rebellious toward authority figures, basically with no consequences. And please tell me why Rafe put the lighter to the sprinkler system immediately without letting the principal respond to his request. Oh that's right because it made for a colorful silly dance scene, to heck with common sense! Skip this one.... watch the Diary movies again, instead.


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Country:

USA | Cambodia

Language:

English | Khmer

Release Date:

7 October 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,878,437, 9 October 2016

Gross USA:

$20,007,149

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$23,316,139
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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