Directed by: Alan Metter
Screenplay by: Steven Kampmann, Will Porter, Peter Torokvei, and Harold Ramis
Starring: Rodney Dangerfield, Keith Gordon, Sally Kellerman, Burt Young, William Zabka, Ned Beatty, Sam Kinison, and Robert Downey, Jr.
Background Info (from Wikipedia): Back to School is a 1986 comedy film. The plot centers on a wealthy but uneducated father (Dangerfield) who goes to college to show solidarity with his discouraged son (Gordon) and learns that he cannot buy an education or happiness.
Author Kurt Vonnegut, has a cameo as himself, as does the band Oingo Boingo, whose frontman Danny Elfman composed the score for the film.
This week’s movie picks are:
Megashark Vs. Crocosaurus (2010)
The Fog (1980)
Next episode we’re talking about… The Fly (1986)!
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