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Back To School
My Rating:
(out of 5 stars)
3.5 Stars
Back To School Poster
Primary Location: First Saw:In Theatre Saw at/with: With Jessica
Rating: PG-13 Year: 1986 Category: Comedy
Director: Alan Metter Time: 96 min. Writer: Rodney Dangerfield & Greg Fields

Mine: Given that this is a Rodney Dangerfield movie it is supprisingly witting and sentimental. Fun supporting cast helps. Who knew that diving as a sport could be used as a movie climax?
Leonard Maltin/Plot synopsis: Bombastic, uneducated, self-made millionaire enrolls in college, in order to encourage his student son. Very entertaining comedy, full of hilarious Dangerfield one-liners, but key to the film's success is that Rodney's character is so likable. Kellerman shines, too, as English professor who becomes the apple of his eye.
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Keith Gordon as:
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Robert Downey Jr. Robert Downey Jr. as:
Derek Lutz
Terry Farrell as:
Valerie Desmond
M. Emmet Walsh M. Emmet Walsh as:
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Adrienne Barbeau as:
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Ned Beatty Ned Beatty as:
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Sam Kinison as:
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Edie McClurg Edie McClurg as:
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