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Making the Grade (1984)

R
105 min | Comedy, Romance

A spoiled rich young man hires a young hustler, who lives in a broken car and owes money to a dicey loan shark, to take his place in his elite prep school and graduate for him.
Writers
Gene Quintano (screenplay) (story) | Charles Gale (story)
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$1,760,856
Gross (US & Canada)
$4,561,346
Gross (World)
$4,561,346
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Release date
May 18, 1984 (United States)

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Judd Nelson
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Jonna Lee
Tracey Hoover Tracey Hoover   See fewer
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Gordon Jump
Mr. Harriman Mr. Harriman   See fewer
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Walter Olkewicz
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Dana Olsen
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Andrew Dice Clay
Dice (as Andrew Clay) Dice (as Andrew Clay)   See fewer
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Dan Schneider
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John Stevens
Mr. Hoover Mr. Hoover   See fewer
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Lucile Doan Ewing
Mrs. Hoover (as Lucille Ewing) Mrs. Hoover (as Lucille Ewing)   See fewer
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Robert Meltzer
Mr. Townsend Mr. Townsend   See fewer
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Ray Hill
Dr. Mueller Dr. Mueller   See fewer
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Timothy Fall
Caddy (as Tim Fall) Caddy (as Tim Fall)   See fewer
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Jeri Boyle
Elder #1 Elder #1   See fewer
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Waldo Zimmerman
Elder #2 Elder #2   See fewer
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Vince Lemorrocco
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Ronald Gordon
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Jack Ray
Chauffeur Chauffeur   See fewer
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Marc G. Wilson
Scared Freshman Scared Freshman   See fewer
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Steve Wilkerson
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Edgar Orman
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Pam Shirley
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Gail Stone-Stanton
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Teresa Nix
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John Joshua Clayton
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Scared Boy (uncredited) Scared Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.8 / 10 | 1,205 votes