Getting Straight
Getting Straight (1970)

Harry Bailey (Elliott Gould) is the education student, Viet Nam veteran, and teacher caught up in political unrest on campus along with his girlfriend Jan (Candice Bergen). Forced to teach remedial English, Harry hates his job but manages… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: February 3, 2009
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

One of the few Hollywood films to deal with the students revolution, Richard Rush's Getting Straight, starring Elliott Gould, confuses broader political issues with sexual politics and getting laid

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Jamie Gillies
Apollo Guide

Sadly, despite its radical themes and caricatures, there is nary an ounce of subversiveness at this film's heart.

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Generation (hippie era) comedy-drama, very dated

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Eric Broome
"Getting Straight" means well, but is a bit of an embarrassment. As dated as its title suggests, this look at a troubled West Coast college hits all… More