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Class (1983)

A young man in private school spends one crazy night out, but soon realizes the woman he hooked up with is not who he expected.

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Mr. Burroughs
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Balaban
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Roscoe
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Roger
Rodney Pearson ...
Allen
Remak Ramsay ...
Kennedy
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Lisa
Deborah Thalberg ...
Susan
Fern Persons ...
Headmistress DeBreul
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Doug
Aaron Douglas ...
Barry
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Maggie
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Jonathan, a naive country boy, gets a scholarship to a classy prep school, where he rooms with suave, rich and handsome Skip. Skip decides it is his duty to see that Jonathan loses his virginity, so he sends Jonathan to Chicago, where Jonathan meets Ellen, a beautiful older woman, and they be- gin an affair which ends abruptly when Ellen discovers Jonathan is 17. During Christmas break, Jonathan visits Skip's house and discovers that Ellen is Skip's mother. Ellen tells Jonathan to leave when he rejects her advances, but then begins calling him and begging to see him. Finally, Jonathan agrees to meet her and plans to end the affair, but Ellen seduces him--and that's when Skip, who followed Jonathan, discovers them. Written by Denise P. Meyer <dpm1@cornell.edu>

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The good news is, Jonathan's having his first affair. The bad news is, she's his roommate's mother! See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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22 July 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Class - Vom Klassenzimmer zur Klassefrau  »

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Trivia

Emilio Estevez and Rob Lowe auditioned for the role of Jonathan Ogner. Lowe was eventually cast in the role of Skip Burroughs instead. See more »

Goofs

When Skip is telling Jonathan about the time he shot and killed a guy, he reaches into the fridge and takes out an apple with his left hand and and goes to take a bite, when the camera does a close up the apple has moved to his right hand. See more »

Quotes

Jonathan: Cut it out!
Skip: I'm gonna kick your fuckin' ass!
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Featured in The Making of 'Class' (1983) See more »

Soundtracks

Little Drummer Boy
Composed by Katherine K. Davis, Henry Onorati and Harry Simeone
Performed by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts (as Joan Jett and the Blackhearts)
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Uneven, but worth a look...
13 October 2003 | by (Mississippi) – See all my reviews

Uneven film at best, but does offer a nostalgic look at some of the pre-famous actors of the 1980's. Not a great plot, but one that will hold your interest due to the likeable characters involved. The ending is rather abrupt and makes one wonder if the director ran out of time, money, or both. Anyway, Ms Bisset is stunning in this role and very appealing. Enjoy!


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