Renaissance Man (1994)

PG-13   |    |  Comedy, Drama

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A failed businessman is hired by the army to teach a group of underachieving recruits in order to help them pass basic training.




  • Penny Marshall in Renaissance Man (1994)
  • Danny DeVito in Renaissance Man (1994)
  • Danny DeVito and Penny Marshall in Renaissance Man (1994)
  • Danny DeVito and Kadeem Hardison in Renaissance Man (1994)
  • Danny DeVito and Gregory Hines in Renaissance Man (1994)
  • Danny DeVito in Renaissance Man (1994)

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Penny Marshall


Jim Burnstein

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3 November 2006 | thirdpaige
| A little cheesy, but i will never get tired of it.
The older I get the more I realize how this movie is a little cheesy, But if you really like a feel good movie you can't go wrong with this one. Danny Devito did a wonderful job playing a teacher in the army.(a job he didn't ask for and is not looking forward to)He is brought in to teach these kids that everyone thinks are stupid. Every one of the characters left an impression in my mind. They all did a wonderful job at playing their roles.Each one of the student's are different and everyone knows someone in real life like each one of them. It is a little like dead poet's society but with more comedy and a more "happy good feeling" I am always in a GREAT mood at the end of this movie!

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Release Date:

3 June 1994



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Filming Locations

Detroit, Michigan, USA

Box Office


$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,557,590 5 June 1994

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