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Back to School (1986)

PG-13
96 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

To help his discouraged son get through college, a funloving and obnoxious rich businessman decides to enter the school as a student himself.
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$ 11,000,000
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$ 9,300,000
Gross (USA)
$ 91,258,000
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Release date
Jun 13, 1986 (United States)

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Sally Kellerman
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Keith Gordon
Jason Melon Jason Melon   See fewer
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Derek Lutz Derek Lutz   See fewer
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Terry Farrell
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Sam Kinison
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Robert Picardo
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Edie McClurg
Marge Sweetwater Marge Sweetwater   See fewer
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Sarah Abrell
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Dana Allison
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6.6 / 10 | 24,386 votes