How I Got Into College (1989)

How I Got Into College




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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.

Rating: PG-13
Genre: Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Terrel Seltzer, Savage Steve Holland
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jun 1, 2004
20th Century Fox Film Corporation

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as Bill Browne

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as Sharon Browne

as Mailman

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as Ronny Paulson

as Jellinek Jr.

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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

Audience Reviews for How I Got Into College


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.

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.

James Alvarez

Super Reviewer

Great movie! Hilarious!!

Leo L

Super Reviewer

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