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.
The character played by Annabeth Gish, Ryan, writes a paper which criticizes the presidency of Richard Nixon. Less than a decade later in Nixon (1995), Gish played Julie Nixon Eisenhower, daughter of Richard Nixon, who, as it turns out, offers to publicly defend her father from the very things described in Ryan's paper.
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 (USA) (8 November 1987)
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