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Back to School

Back to School

Back to School is a 1986 comedy film starring Rodney Dangerfield, Keith Gordon, Sally Kellerman, Burt Young, Terry Farrell, William Zabka, Ned Beatty, Sam Kinison, and Robert Downey, Jr. It was directed by Alan Metter. The plot centers on a wealthy but uneducated father who goes to college to show solidarity with his discouraged son 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. The University of Wisconsin–Madison was used as a backdrop for the movie, although it was called "Grand Lakes University." ... more on Wikipedia

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List of All High School Movies List of All College Movies Films Scored By Danny Elfman Movies with Cinematography by Thomas E. Ackerman List of All Movies Released in 1986 Movies Written By Harold Ramis Movies Distributed by Orion Pictures