High School High
High School High (1996)

In this comic send-up of dramas set in urban schools (such as Lean on Me and Dangerous Minds), Jon Lovitz plays Richard Clark, a teacher who is persuaded to give up his position at Wellington Academy, an upscale private school (where the… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: October 25, 1996
DVD Release Date: March 31, 1998
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Critic Score: 13% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
USA Today

Except for dated homages to Deer Hunter and Rebel Without a Cause, High tries to squeeze guffaws out of the crumbling educational system, not exactly gut-buster material.

Clint Morris
Film Threat

One joke movie that's one joke too long

Michael Dequina

Does drive home a few laughs, but not nearly as many as the Zucker name would lead you to believe.

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Frank Ochieng

The normally riotous Lovitz flunks the test in this farcical school daze. There's nothing remotely academic about Bochner's High School High

David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

High School High has one or two genuine laughs with several chuckle-worthy moments peppered throughout, but this is pretty much a lackluster effort.

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Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

Strings together hilarious series of gags at the beginning and end, but in the middle High School High makes the mistake of having a story.

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Flixster Audience Score: 36% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Decent comedy, but never anything good, High School High is a fairly forgettable comedy film that uses stereotypes to create its humor. The film manages to be… More
Coxxie Mild Sauce
yea i dont want to insult John Lovits because i like him, so i just wont say anyhting about Highscool high
Lucas Martins
Funny and terrible.
Michael S
I don't care what anyone says. I loved this movie when I was 12, and I still think it's funny as hell.
Jason Owens
I don't care what anyone says, this is a hilarious movie and one of the best of its year. Jon Lovitz: "Oh my God." Tia Carrere: "What is… More
danny d
stupid but had some funny parts, like the rhine stone cowboy