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High School High (1996)

Director:
Hart Bochner

COUNTRY
USA

Genre
Comedy
NORWEGIAN TITLE
High School High

RUNNING TIME
86 minutes

Producer:
Robert LoCash
Gil Netter
David Zucker
Screenwriter:
Robert LoCash
Pat Proft
David Zucker


Cast includes:

CHARACTER ACTOR/ACTRESS RATING
Richard Clark Jon Lovitz ½
Victoria Chapell Tia Carrere
Evelyn Doyle Louise Fletcher ½
Griff McReynolds Mekhi Phifer ½

 

Review

Jon Lovitz has made several attempts at finding a place for his comedic talents in feature films in later years, often resulting in misfires and more annoying than funny characters, culminating with his horrible performance as Elijah Wood's lawyer in North. With High School High he makes amends to some degree. In this typical David Zucker-ish world, Lovitz' pathetic persona fits better, and although the script is cliché-ridden and predictable, not much more is to be expected from a parody-comedy of this sort. You probably won't laugh out loud, but you might be in for a few chuckles – although not for 86 minutes.

Copyright © 17.2.1997 Fredrik Gunerius Fevang
(English version: © 16.10.2020 Fredrik Gunerius Fevang)