Overall Rank: 36331
Average Rating: 1.7/4
# of Ratings: 6
Theatrical Release Date: 09/07/2010
Genre: Comedy, Drama
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Peter Coggan
Actors: Jesse Ventura, Mitch Pileggi, Don S. Davis, Scott Cooper Ryan, Jonathan Davis, Ross Marquand
Plot: An accidental explosion in the chemistry lab forces high school valedictorian Chris Johnson to attend Saturday detention in woodshop to keep it off of his permanent record. There he finds a group of misfit classmates and he has to deal with some hilarious mishaps to survive the day. -- Amoeba Johnny
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Amoeba Johnny - wrote on 10/27/2012
I wasn't sure what to expect from this movie. I guess I was expecting a modern version of The Breakfast Club. It certainly starts off that way and runs with the theme for the first half. But then it turns into something else entirely with an absurd subplot in the second half. The forced love story was equally disjointed and awkward. I related to main protagonist, as I was the same way in high school, but his sexual innuendos wore thin after a while (and I prayed that I wasn't that bad in high school, but I probably was). In the end, this becomes one of those movies that is never quite greater than the sum of its parts. I don't regret watching it because, frankly, I've seen much worse. But I won't be in a rush to see it again.
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