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Night School (2018)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 28 September 2018 (USA)
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A group of high school dropouts are forced to attend night school in hope that they'll pass the GED exam to finish high school.

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Malcolm D. Lee
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kevin Hart ... Teddy
Tiffany Haddish ... Carrie
Rob Riggle ... Mackenzie
Romany Malco ... Jaylen
Taran Killam ... Stewart
Megalyn Echikunwoke ... Lisa
Al Madrigal ... Luis
Mary Lynn Rajskub ... Theresa
Keith David ... Gerald
Anne Winters ... Mila
Fat Joe ... Bobby
Ben Schwartz ... Marvin
Yvonne Orji ... Maya
Bresha Webb ... Denise
Jeff Rose ... Isaac
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Storyline

In 2001, high-school student Teddy Walker drops out of school when he's unable to concentrate during a crucial test. In 2018 he works as a barbecue-grill salesman and dating a wealthy woman named Lisa, and has developed a careful financial strategy that allows him to maintain the illusion that he is better off than he actually is. But his life falls apart just as he learns that he will inherit control of the store when the current manager retires: As he proposes to Lisa in the shop, he accidentally triggers an explosion when a champagne cork pops open a gas tank; the manager runs away with the insurance from the explosion. Teddy's friend is willing to give him a job--if he can earn his GED.

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Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG - 13 for crude and sexual content throughout, language, some drug references and violence | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French | Spanish

Release Date:

28 September 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Night School See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$29,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$27,257,615, 30 September 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$77,339,130

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$102,982,380, 6 January 2019
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Runtime:

| (extended cut)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The geometry problem Teddy solves on the board is actually a very basic 3-4-5 right triangle, which can be used to demonstrate the Pythagorean theorem. See more »

Goofs

When Carrie pulls off the chicken-suit hood from Teddy, she does so twice. See more »

Quotes

Mila: Aren't you a little old to be a pop-star?
Luis: Aren't you a little young to die?
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Connections

References Diff'rent Strokes (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

Hey Ya!
Written by André Benjamin (as Andre Benjamin)
Performed by Outkast
Courtesy of RCA Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
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It had it's moments, but an overall disappointing movie. Cliche and kind of lot of cringe
29 September 2018 | by jjmathew-86701See all my reviews

No Spoliers! I had read reviews about it but I wanted to give it a chance. It started off well but quickly turned into a typiyal cliche movie. There were some very funny moments, but also a lot of moments where jokes never landed. Those moments felt very awkard, as the jokes came up off with cringe. Kevin Hart was good but there was not a lot around him. His supporting cast couldnt be more cliche, as they fill the spots of the generic team. The actors are talented actors, but the writing is very poor. It had some sexual moments, and language but nothing too crazy. The plot is that one that we have seen before, and its okay. Overall, the comdey which should be the highlight, left me wanting more. This movie might be worth to watch when it gets to Netflix, Hulu, etc but I dont think its worth the money in theaters.


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