How I Got Into College (1989) - Rotten Tomatoes

How I Got Into College (1989)

How I Got Into College

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Movie Info

This teen comedy from Savage Steve Holland stars Corey Parker as an underachieving high schooler who hatches a crazy plot with valedictorian Lara Flynn Boyle to gain acceptance into a prestigious university.more
Rating: PG-13
Genre: Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Savage Steve Holland, Terrel Seltzer
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jun 1, 2004
Runtime:
20th Century Fox Film Corporation

Cast

Corey Parker
as Marlon Browne
Lara Flynn Boyle
as Jessica Kailo
Gary Owens
as Sports Announcer
Philip Baker Hall
as Dean Patterson
Nicolas Coster
as Jellinek Sr.
Micole Mercurio
as Betty Kailo
Robert Ridgely
as George Kailo
Richard Jenkins
as Bill Browne
Bill Henderson
as High-School Coach
Helen Lloyd Breed
as Chancellor Holbrooke
Nora Dunn
as Bauer
Phil Hartman
as Benedek
Bob Eubanks
as Himself
Susan Krebs
as Mrs. Wyler
Dee "Queen Kong" Boo...
as Female Wrestler
Diane Franklin
as Sharon Browne
Fran Bennett
as Mrs. Cook
Duane Davis
as Ronny Paulson
Adam Silbar
as Jellinek Jr.
Edward Mehler
as Anxious Boy
Lawrence C. Spinak
as Startled Boy
Phill Lewis
as Earnest Boy
Stella Hall
as Woman with Lasso
Morris Wilkes Jr.
as Smart Aleck
Leon Fan
as Asian Student
Richard S. Horvitz
as Young Enterpriser
James McIntire
as Army Recruiter
Jim Painter
as Lonestar State Recru...
Tara Vessels
as Waitress
Davyd McCoy
as McDonald's Employee
Dale E. House
as Helicopter Pilot
Curtis Armstrong
as College Recruiter (u...
Aaron Michael Lacey
as High School Senior
Greg Binkley
as Egghead
Emily Munson
as Laurie Thomas, Twin...
Sara Munson
as Terry Thomas, Twin ...
Ashleigh Harris
as Kiddie Koral Girl #1
Juliet Sorcey
as Kiddie Koral Girl #1
Hope Marie Carlton
as Game Show Hostess
Rebecca Ferratti
as Game Show Hostess
Lisa Fuller
as Game Show Hostess
Bill Raymond
as Flutter
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Critic Reviews for How I Got Into College

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | May 21, 2003
New York Times
Top Critic

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Washington Post
Top Critic

Worst of the 80s Savage Steve Holland movies

March 27, 2006

Lots of fun, Lots of familiar faces

March 11, 2005
Film Threat

Surprisingly clever and agreeable.

August 2, 2004
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Has just enough clever bits to help you through the groaners.

July 27, 2002
eFilmCritic.com

Audience Reviews for How I Got Into College

½

Such an hilarious comedy, and a very realistic one, about moving from high school into college. If that's where you are in your life right now, I highly recommend checking out this movie. Or if you're past that milestone, like me, it'll bring back memories.

ajv2688
Aj V

Super Reviewer

A poor 80's comedy that moral tells us grades aren't important when trying to get into an ivy league school.

Godless
James Alvarez

Super Reviewer

Great movie! Hilarious!!

iLeo
Leo L

Super Reviewer

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