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Three O'Clock High (1987)


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The first feature film from director Phil Joanou (State of Grace), Three O' Clock High chronicles a high school nerd's much hyped after-school bout with the infamous class bully. When the impish Jerry Mitchell (Casey Siemaszko) is assigned to interview the new transfer student with a supposedly violent past, Buddy Revell (Richard Tyson), he makes the fatal mistake of touching his subject. Revell, who hates being touched, responds by challenging the unwilling Mitchell to a fight at three o'clock



Sep 2, 2003

Universal Pictures

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All Critics (13) | Top Critics (4) | Fresh (6) | Rotten (3) | DVD (3)

A very unique and entertaining high school comedy with an important message...

May 17, 2014 Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed
Cinema Crazed

A better than average high-school comedy stylishly directed by a young Phil (State of Grace) Joanou.

September 28, 2005
Fantastica Daily

The screenplay writers throw the story away in a finale which celebrates the machismo the rest of the film mocks.

August 25, 2004 Full Review | Comments (2)
Spirituality and Practice

A quick burst of harmless fun, featuring stunning camerawork by Barry Sonnenfeld

August 20, 2004

Hilarious little cult film about the perils of high school

January 9, 2004
Lawrence Journal-World

Audience Reviews for Three O'Clock High

This hilarious teen comedy is a lot of fun, I love it, it should be added to the list of essential 80s teen movies! I highly recommend it.
January 29, 2011

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Three O'clock High is a funny 80's high school underdog story. So fun!
January 18, 2011

Super Reviewer

How have I never seen this before? So so so much fun. Great cinematography by Barry Sonnenfeld and great directon from Phil Joanou. Why did Spielberg take his name off this?
July 27, 2009

Super Reviewer

Funny "High Noon" spoof with great camerawork by Barry Sonnenfeld and that lovely and unique 80s style.
March 8, 2008

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