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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 finds himself unable to concentrate during a crucial test. Years later, in 2018, he works as a barbecue grill salesman while dating a wealthy woman named Lisa, having developed a careful financial strategy that allows him to maintain the illusion that he is better off than he actually is. However, his life falls apart just as he learns that he is going to inherit control of the store when the current manager retires. As he proposes to Lisa in the shop, Teddy accidentally triggers an explosion when a champagne cork pops open a gas tank, with the manager taking the insurance from the explosion and running away..

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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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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French | Spanish

Release Date:

28 September 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Night School See more »

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, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$77,339,130

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$102,982,380, 6 January 2019
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (extended cut)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Shipped to cinemas under the pseudonym "Christian Chickens." See more »

Goofs

When Teddy and his classmates are sneaking in the Principal's office, Teddy says to Theresa she needs to stall the principal, but she thought she needed to flirt with him. She then starts talking about hearing a guy saying "I'm gonna crack that up like a walnut.", but her mouth actually says "...crack that butt like a walnut.", which was used in the trailer. See more »

Quotes

Mila: Aren't you a little old to be a pop-star?
Luis: Aren't you a little young to die?
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Connections

References Fifty Shades of Grey (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Catalina
Written by Nils Jiptner
Performed by Nils Jiptner (as Nils)
Courtesy of Baja/TSR Records Inc.
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You won't fall on your back laughing ,, but i personally just enjoyed it.
22 December 2018 | by Aktham_TashtushSee all my reviews

So this is another Kevin Hart movie ,, yes it is the same style as his previous ones ,, though the plot was genuine ,, had a lot of funny bits ,, not hilarious ,, but somewhat enjoyable ,, you would probably giggle on some of the jokes "i bet one it" ,, the script was okay i guess ,, it does had some dull moments ,, but it all worked out well ,, and i think the level of comedy was acceptable ,, I think some people didn't like it because they're used to seeing Kevin Hart as the sidekick next to another star , like "The rock" for instance ,, and to be honest ,, if he'd showed up in here it would have had a different response and reviews ,, but it truly believe Kevin pulled it off , and the movie went smoothly on the boxoffice .

Cast wise, next to Kevin Hart,, loved Tiffany Haddish with her angry comedy/scary face style :D ,, the other nightschoolers ,, Rob Riggle and Mary Lynn Rajskub did so well ,, and even the SNL guy Taran Killam was really funny with these "Black voices" :D

final thought ,, I think we owe it to Kevin to give him a chance of flying solo ,, i think this was a good subtle start , though i hope it doesn't distract him for his stand-ups ;) ,, Recommended.


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