Class (1983)




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A prep-school innocent (Andrew McCarthy) becomes involved with a much older woman (Jacqueline Bisset), and is stunned when he discovers her true identity.
R (adult situations/language)
Comedy , Drama , Romance
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Jacqueline Bisset
as Ellen Burroughs
Rob Lowe
as Skip
Andrew McCarthy
as Jonathan Ogner
Cliff Robertson
as Burroughs
John Cusack
as Roscoe
Alan Ruck
as Roger
Remak Ramsay
as Kennedy
Joan Cusack
as Julia
Fern Persons
as Headmistress
Hal Frank
as Schneider
Dick Cusack
as Chaplain
William Visteen
as Dr. Kreiger
James O'Reilly
as Bernhardt
Caitlin Hart
as Chemistry Teacher
Virginia Morris
as Mrs. Delowie
Gita Tanner
as Bette
John Kapelos
as Bellman
George Womack
as Liquor Store Proprietor
Mike Bacarella
as Man (Beer can)
Maria Ricossa
as Table Friend
Lance Kinsey
as Dog Trainer
Candace Collins
as Buxom Girl
Gary Houston
as Salesman
Marty Britton
as Buxom Girl
Lolita Davidovich
as 1st Girl (motel)
Bruce Norris
as Student
Meg Thalken
as Bar Patron
Kevin Swerdlow
as Student
Wayne Kneeland
as Student
Dean Hill
as Bar Patron
J. Todd Shaughnessy
as Guard Student
Carole Arterbery
as Waitress
Nancy Serlin
as Waitress
Bruno Aclin
as Bartender
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Critic Reviews for Class

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (2)

Director Laurent Cantet has pulled together a story that feels startlingly authentic, using Mike Leigh-like methods of extensive improvisation with a cast of real inner-city kids and a real teacher. To paraphrase the Buck Owens/Beatles hit, all they had

Full Review… | June 13, 2009
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An unaffecting and derivative movie.

August 20, 2004
Spirituality and Practice

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July 22, 2005

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June 24, 2005

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June 1, 2005
Tyler Morning Telegraph (Texas)

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April 11, 2005

Audience Reviews for Class


I loved how this movie starred so many of the great 80s teen stars, and the story is really outrageous, this movie is really funny and dramatic at the same time. I loved it.

Aj V
Aj V

Super Reviewer

My first taste of Rob Lowe, before his infamous home movie. He was fun, but can't stomach Andrew MCarthy. He is far too dorky to have gotten these leading man roles for so many years. I'm glad he's gone.

Cindy I
Cindy I

Super Reviewer

this is one movie i would love to see again! The only trouble is it never airs on t.v. and i cannot find it on dvd????

Lee Kyle
Lee Kyle

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