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Summer School (1987)

Rating:PG-13
Genre:Comedy, Romance
Release Date:July 22, 1987
Running time:97 minutes
Cast:Mark Harmon, Kirstie Alley, Robin Thomas, Patrick Labyorteaux, Courtney Thorne-Smith
Director:Carl Reiner
Writer:Stuart Birnbaum, David Dashev

Description: On the eve of his Hawaiian vacation, irresponsible high school teacher Mark Harmon is forced into teaching a summer school class. His students are all malcontents and layabouts with the standard repertoire of teenaged hangups and hostilities (two of the kids, who can't see enough slasher movies to suit them, are hilarious precursors to Beavis and Butt-Head). Harmon would rather spend his time with history teacher Kirstie Alley, but she doesn't think much of his laziness and lack of dedication. Harmon finally begins to take his job seriously when he realizes his students' problems are not all of their own making.~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide

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