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Three O'Clock High (1987)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 9 October 1987 (USA)
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A nerd gets himself in hot water with the new bully, a quiet bad boy who challenges him to fight on the grounds of their high school after the day's end.

Director:

Phil Joanou

Writers:

Richard Christian Matheson, Tom Szollosi (as Thomas Szollosi)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Casey Siemaszko ... Jerry Mitchell
Annie Ryan Annie Ryan ... Franny Perrins (as Anne Ryan)
Richard Tyson ... Buddy Revell
Stacey Glick ... Brei Mitchell
Jonathan Wise Jonathan Wise ... Vincent Costello
Jeffrey Tambor ... Mr. Rice
Philip Baker Hall ... Detective Mulvahill
John P. Ryan ... Mr. O'Rourke
Liza Morrow Liza Morrow ... Karen Clarke
Artie Rose Artie Rose ... Bruce Chalmer (as Scott Tiler)
Guy Massey Guy Massey ... Scott Cranston
Theron Read Theron Read ... Mark Bojeekus
Mike Jolly Mike Jolly ... Craig Mattey
Charles Macaulay Charles Macaulay ... Voytek Dolinski
Mitch Pileggi ... Duke Herman
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Storyline

The nerd Jerry Mitchell is responsible for the student store at the Weaver High-School. When the troublemaker delinquent Buddy Revell is transferred from a continuation high-school, one teacher assigns Jerry to write an article about the notorious Buddy Revell to the school newspaper. Jerry stumbles upon Buddy in the bathroom and touches the shoulder of the bad boy that schedules a fight with Jerry at three o'clock at the parking lot. Along the day, Jerry tries to find a means to avoid the fight. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Taglines:

When school's over, it's all over. See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 October 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

3:00 High See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,506,975, 12 October 1987

Gross USA:

$3,685,862

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,685,862
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The movie is considered to be a teen-pic teenage version of High Noon (1952) but without the period western setting which is replaced with a contemporary high school. See more »

Goofs

Jerry's injuries from the fight disappear when the police arrive. See more »

Quotes

Mr. O'Rourke: Don't fuck this up, Mitchell!
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Connections

References Twelve O'Clock High (1949) See more »

Soundtracks

Something To Remember Me By
Performed by Jim Walker
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Before the Three O'Clock Bell
2 April 2019 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

The nerd Jerry Mitchell (Casey Siemaszko) is responsible for the student store at the Weaver High-School. When the troublemaker delinquent Buddy Revell (Richard Tyson) is transferred from a continuation high-school, one teacher assigns Jerry to write an article about the notorious Buddy Revell to the school newspaper. Jerry stumbles upon Buddy in the bathroom and touches the shoulder of the bad boy that schedules a fight with Jerry at three o´clock at the parking lot. Along the day, Jerry tries to find a means to avoid the fight. Will he succeed?

"Three O'Clock High" is a silly comedy about a nerd that spends the day of class trying to avoid a fight with a bully delinquent. The plot has funny moments but is also stupid many times. In the end, entertains without being special. My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): "Te Pego Lá Fora" ("I Catch You Outside")


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