PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A stockbroker on the run from the mob decides to hide out from them by enrolling as a student in high school.
Filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina using the school name of Topsail High School. There is a real Topsail High School near Wilmington and most of the props for the school were taken from there.
Do you ever ask yourself "How did I get here?"
Patrick Morenski: Yeah, I used to, but now I just ask myself "How do I get out?"
Outside the school, Andrew bums a cigarette off a student and then asks for a light, which the student refuses to give him. A short time later, inside the school, he pulls a lighter from his pocket to light the same cigarette.
The song Anchors away is played by the Topsail High School Marching band.
$2,062,120 8 November 1987