Opening

92% Guardians of the Galaxy Aug 01
76% Get On Up Aug 01
88% Calvary Aug 01
0% Behaving Badly Aug 01
38% Child Of God Aug 01

Top Box Office

61% Lucy $43.9M
63% Hercules $29.8M
91% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes $16.8M
57% The Purge: Anarchy $10.5M
44% Planes: Fire And Rescue $9.5M
18% Sex Tape $6.1M
18% Transformers: Age of Extinction $4.7M
15% And So It Goes $4.6M
25% Tammy $3.5M
90% A Most Wanted Man $2.7M

Coming Soon

—— Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Aug 08
62% Step Up: All In Aug 08
—— Into The Storm Aug 08
—— The Hundred-Foot Journey Aug 08
87% What If Aug 08

The Killing

33% The Killing: Season 4

New Episodes Tonight

100% The Almighty Johnsons: Season 1
61% Crossbones: Season 1
82% Girl Meets World: Season 1

Discuss Last Night's Shows

100% Defiance: Season 2
40% Dominion: Season 1
41% Gang Related: Season 1
86% Maron: Season 2
56% Married: Season 1
94% Rectify: Season 2
—— Rookie Blue: Season 5
39% Rush: Season 1
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
85% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
41% Working the Engels: Season 1
77% You're the Worst: Season 1

Making the Grade

Making the Grade (1984)

tomatometer

No Reviews Yet...

Release Date: May 18, 1984 Wide

audience

55

liked it
Average Rating: 3.1/5
User Ratings: 1,116

My Rating

Movie Info

The time-worn clash between the rich and poor, brought out by switched identities, is the ploy used here to put a streetwise kid into an upper-crust prep school. Palmer (Dana Olsen) does not want to stay at school for his final year, but he needs to graduate in order to receive his mega-buck trust fund. Eddie (Judd Nelson) is a New Jersey native, used to the streets and handling trouble when it comes -- except Eddie's bookie is after him for a bad debt, and when Eddie jumps the prep school's

PG,

Comedy

Oct 2, 2001

Watch It Now

Cast

Latest News on Making the Grade

July 25, 2012:
CinemaScore Makes Its Data Public
The film polling service has started publicly posting scores on its website.

ADVERTISEMENT

Friend Ratings

No Friends? Inconceivable! Log in to see what your friends have to say.

All Critics (2) | Fresh (0) | Rotten (2)

The filmmakers had studied other teen comedies, but not closely enough to pick up any real feeling for their subjects.

April 2, 2007 Full Review Source: Goatdog's Movies
Goatdog's Movies

Audience Reviews for Making the Grade

This movie uses the story of the Prince and the Pauper and applies it to a lazy rich college student and a street smart high school drop out. I think that was a cool idea, even though the end is predictable, and this movie has a lot of funny scenes, I really liked it.
January 17, 2011
ajv2688

Super Reviewer

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

Discussion Forum

Discuss Making the Grade on our Movie forum!

What's Hot On RT

Total Recall
Total Recall

Nine Movies That Bring the Funk

Weekly Binge
Weekly Binge

Watch Arrested Development

SpongeBob's Back!
SpongeBob's Back!

See trailer for his 3D adventure

24 Frames
24 Frames

Photo gallery of great movie spaceships

Mad Max
Mad Max

See full trailer for Fury Road

Find us on:                     
Help | About | Jobs | Critics Submission | Press | API | Licensing | Mobile