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Class Act (1992)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 5 June 1992 (USA)
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A valedictorian and a juvenile delinquent have their school records switched and begin to be treated like the other.

Director:

Randall Miller

Writers:

Michael Swerdlick (story), Wayne Allan Rice (story) (as Wayne Rice) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christopher Reid ... Duncan (as Christopher 'Kid' Reid)
Christopher Martin ... Blade (as Christopher 'Play' Martin)
Andre Rosey Brown ... Jail Guard
Meshach Taylor ... Duncan's Dad
Mariann Aalda ... Duncan's Mom
Loretta Devine ... Blade's Mom
Rick Ducommun ... Parole Officer Reichert
Tony Simotes Tony Simotes ... Dr. Oppenheimer
Jeff Jensen Jeff Jensen ... Prison Guard (as Scott Jensen)
Simply Marvalous Simply Marvalous ... Miss Jackson
Jack 'The Rapper' Gibson Jack 'The Rapper' Gibson ... Janitor
Raye Birk ... Principal Kratz
Rhea Perlman ... Miss Simpson
Graham Galloway ... Latin Student
Gabe Green Gabe Green ... Rashid
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Storyline

Duncan is a genius straight A student, Blade is juvenile delinquent. But because of a mix up with their school records, everyone thinks each is the other one. Now, Duncan kind of likes the attention from being thought of as a real bad dude, if only the school bully would stop trying to rough him up. And Blade definitely likes being thought of as important instead of as trouble, if only the teacher would stop hitting on him for a date. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sensuality and sex-related dialogue | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 June 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alunos Muito Loucos See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$7,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,421,827, 7 June 1992, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$13,272,113
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Thomas Mikal Ford, who later went by Tommy Ford, plays the villain "Mink" in the movie. Two months after the film's release he would go on to play "Tommy Strawn" in the hit Fox sitcom "Martin" starring comedian Martin Lawrence and Tisha Campbell. Lawrence and Campbell worked with Kid 'N Play previously in their House Party movies. Kid would also go on to act in an episode of Martin titled "Forever Sheneneh" playing himself. It is the first time all actors were reunited on screen together, sans Play who had previously left the entertainment industry. See more »

Goofs

When Blade is taking Duncan's glasses off and giving him the gold tooth to put in his mouth, the camera switches to Blade taking the tooth out then back to Duncan saying "that's not hygienic" with the gold tooth already in his mouth. See more »

Quotes

Popsicle: Hey Mr. Froggy! Want a lick? Huh, Mr. Froggy?
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Features Love Connection (1983) See more »

Soundtracks

Better Late Than Never
Written by Sami McKinney and Keith Eaddy
Produced by Sami McKinney and Danny Sembello (as Daniel Sembello)
Performed by Lisa Taylor
Courtesy of Giant Records
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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My all time favourite.
2 January 2007 | by Dennean2006See all my reviews

This is my all time favourite film, so I am slightly biased! The reason I love this film is the moment in time it encapsulates & the comedy throughout is very funny. For me early 90's culture was an intriguing time. From the brightly coloured attire to the strong soundtrack. From Plays car 'Lucille' :)to the rib tickling examples of high school life which everyone can relate to in some form or other. The plot is easy watching, it just rolls along nicely.

There is an error in the car chase scene which I spotted. Play drives the car into the back of Minks Jaguar & crumples the front of 'Lucille' however in the next scene the front of the car is restored to its former glory :)

If you want a trip down memory lane to the flamboyant culture of the early 90's, and a reminder of how it was at school during those terrible teens, then this comedy with Kid n Play and a few other familiar faces ('Doug. E Doug' who went on to do Cool Runnings) ('Karyn Parsons' - Hilary in Fresh Prince Of Bell Air) (Pauly Shore who plays the unforgettable role of the hippy) this film is a good watch.


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