Back to School Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 6635

Average Rating: 2.5/4

# of Ratings: 82

Theatrical Release Date: 06/13/1986

Language: English

Genre: Comedy

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Alan Metter

Actors: Rodney Dangerfield, Robert Downey Jr., Ned Beatty, Sally Kellerman, Burt Young, Keith Gordon

Plot: A rich, obnoxious millionaire goes to college after he is disappointed that is son is not sure whether to stay in school or not.

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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 07/13/2019

A hilarious and memorable 80's comedy starring Rodney Dangerfield.

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Snoogans - wrote on 12/04/2011

Classic Dangerfield style of comedy. There are some good one-liners.

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Gabe - wrote on 11/30/2011

Probably Dangerfield's best leading roll, but not his best roll ever, that would be in Caddyshack. It's like a time capsule that has all of the great things we love about 80s movies: a cheesy synth heavy soundtrack, the obligatory boob shot, the great obvious stereotypes of people (jocks, nerds, losers, rich kids), some-sort-of montage (this time it's a driving one) and of course the great Dangerfield one-liners. The best scene, though, Sam Kinison as a stark-raving mad history professor. This film also features the single greatest dive in movie history, the Triple Lindy. As a flashback of sorts to a time when movies were just fun, this is it, as a movie as a whole, it's just okay.

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