PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance, Sport
To help his discouraged son get through college, a funloving and obnoxious rich businessman decides to enter the school as a student himself.
One of two movies released in 1986 to feature the song "Twist and Shout". The other movie was Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986).
You know what you almost never see? Somebody heckling a diver.
During the bar fight, Lou lifts up one of the fighters (who is wearing a red shirt and blue jacket). After he's thrown into the jukebox, he's wearing different clothing
The end credits begin with the message: "For Estelle. Thanks so much." This is a dedication to Estelle Endler, Rodney Dangerfield's manager and one of the executive producers of the film, who died during production.
Three scenes are cut from the Comedy Central airing - the "twist and shout" scene in the bar, the "phone conversation with Kurt Vonnegut after getting an F grade" scene, and one of the dives in the final competition.
$9,300,000 (USA) (15 June 1986)
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