Hiding Out (1987)




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Hiding Out, a surprisingly entertaining and engaging action comedy, directed by Bob Giraldi, takes the implausible idea that an adult man could enroll in high school and pass as a student and makes it real. Andrew (Jon Cryer) is a stockbroker hunted by a professional killer. He flees to stay with his sister and her teenage son Patrick (Keith Coogan). Andrew shaves off his beard, cuts his hair, and enrolls in Patrick's high school, pretending to be 17 years old. Cryer does a great job of … More

Rating: PG-13 (adult situations/language, violence)
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Joe Menosky, David Simkins, Jeff Rothberg
In Theaters:
On DVD: Oct 9, 2001
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as Andrew Morenski

as Patrick Morenski

as Ryan Campbell

as Clinton

as Kevin O'Roarke

as Rodriguez

as Janie Rooney

as Aunt Lucy

as Grandma Jennie Moren...

as Clinton Rapper

as Ezzard

as Gym Teacher

as Transient Bum

as Chloe

as Mrs. Billings

as Mr. Lessig

as Mr. Stevens

as Dr. Gusick

as Mini Mart Clerk

as Spanish Teacher

as Vice Principal

as Parking Attendant

as Gertrude

as Registrar

as Waitress in Diner

as Bob Campbell

as Garage Attendant

as Morrill

as Bailiff

as Kids in Office

as Ethan

as Clinton Rapper

as Kids in Office

as Clinton Rapper
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Critic Reviews for Hiding Out

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (5)

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Sun-Times
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Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Washington Post
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

this movie is fun to watch, but mostly as a way to remember the fashions and styles of 1980s high school

Full Review… | April 28, 2009
7M Pictures

Audience Reviews for Hiding Out


An enjoyable and highly amusing teen flick


Super Reviewer

Great disguise, Cryer -- EXACTLY the sort of look you want when you don't want to call attention to yourself.

Steve B.

Super Reviewer

You won't hear about this movie when you watch I Love the 80s.

Michael Gildea

Super Reviewer

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