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Night School (2018)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 28 September 2018 (USA)
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A group of high school dropouts are forced to attend night school in hope that they'll pass the GED exam to finish high school.

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Malcolm D. Lee
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kevin Hart ... Teddy
Tiffany Haddish ... Carrie
Rob Riggle ... Mackenzie
Romany Malco ... Jaylen
Taran Killam ... Stewart
Megalyn Echikunwoke ... Lisa
Al Madrigal ... Luis
Mary Lynn Rajskub ... Theresa
Keith David ... Gerald
Anne Winters ... Mila
Fat Joe ... Bobby
Ben Schwartz ... Marvin
Yvonne Orji ... Maya
Bresha Webb ... Denise
Jeff Rose ... Isaac
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Storyline

In 2001, high-school student Teddy Walker drops out of school when he's unable to concentrate during a crucial test. In 2018 he works as a barbecue-grill salesman and dating a wealthy woman named Lisa, and has developed a careful financial strategy that allows him to maintain the illusion that he is better off than he actually is. But his life falls apart just as he learns that he will inherit control of the store when the current manager retires: As he proposes to Lisa in the shop, he accidentally triggers an explosion when a champagne cork pops open a gas tank; the manager runs away with the insurance from the explosion. Teddy's friend is willing to give him a job--if he can earn his GED.

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Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG - 13 for crude and sexual content throughout, language, some drug references and violence | See all certifications »

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Trivia

This is the first commercial film that Kevin Hart has written, following several comedy specials. See more »

Goofs

Schools usually have security cameras. "Piedmont" must not because if they did, the night school students would have been caught sneaking into the school sooner or later. See more »

Quotes

Carrie: I don't even eat Cheetos! You know why? Because it sounds like cheaters!
Jaylen: Plus that Cheeto dust give you that Trump color.
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Soundtracks

Found My Vibe
Written by Sarah Bollinger, Tony Esterly
Performed by Sarah Bollinger
Courtesy of PFMH MUSIC
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30 September 2018 | by MikeC19See all my reviews

It may seem odd, but I was actually looking forward to this movie. They had been promoting it for months upon months, and I thought, "This might actually be pretty funny." Well, I only found it to be *moderately* funny. Kevin Hart does what he normally does, Tiffany Haddish does what she normally does, and character actors like Rob Riggle and Mary Lynn Rajskub show up and do some schtick that's amusing, at most. The best scenes were in the trailer, they try to squeeze just the tiniest bit of drama from learning disabilities, and the film editing is surprisingly poor. I even noticed a scene where you could tell it was dubbed over. What more can I say? I just expected more from this film.


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Official Sites:

Official Site

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish | French | Arabic

Release Date:

28 September 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$29,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$27,257,615, 30 September 2018

Gross USA:

$77,339,130

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$103,105,878
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (extended cut)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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