Freddy the gym teacher has to teach remedial English in summer (high) school, if he wants tenure. As he can only teach gym and his students want fun, emphasis is on "field trips" - until he's fired unless all his students pass the test.
Christine (Phoebe Cates), a student at an exclusive all-girls private school, is in love with Jim, who attends an academy for boys nearby. Christine's arch rival Jordan also has her eye on ... See full summary »
A group of careless and unlucky drivers are sentenced to attend traffic school to keep their records clean. Mistreated by inept and cruel police instructors, a smart-alecky teen leads the group in revenge against their tormentors.Written by
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The picture's main movie poster featured a joke number plate with the film's title on it set next to APR 85 (when the film debuted in the U.S.), a set of traffic lights and various traffic signs which included WRONG WAY; DO NOT ENTER; No Left Turn; Detour; MEN WORKING; SPEED LIMIT 50; DIP; Two-Way Traffic Ahead; Winding Road; School Crossing; ONE WAY; Steep Descent Ahead, Trucks Gear Down; Railroad Crossing; Left Turn Only; and STOP. See more »
After Mrs. Houk gets out of the car, after narrowly missing getting hit by the train, her glasses change from the vintage batwing/cat-eye style to more modern ones (Nedra Volz's actual personal eyeglasses). This is attributed to the fact that the overnight filming of the train scenes expanded further than just one night and the continuity was missed. See more »
I'll go on paper or on-line and say that Moving Violations is one of the most underrated comedies of all time. I don't think it is shown enough for one thing. I can name about 14 friends I have shown this to who have never heard of it, but were needing stitches from laughing afterwards.The movie focuses on a bunch of misfits who have to go to traffic school to get their licenses back. The leader of the group is Dana Cannon played by John Murray (Bill's brother) who displayed a fine comedic talent in his first film. His deadpan deliveries such as Woopsie,You kids have fun, Hey its not an ashtray,and when the tough get going the tough get going in their pants. Cannon and his friends give Halek, the teacher, hell throughout the course. Halek holds a personal grudge to Cannon because he's responsible for screwing up his promotion as a cop. There's even some love interest in the film. The puppeteer, the dieter, the horror movie-maniac, the "doc", the blind old lady all fill their parts very well. This movie has been criticized for being too much like Police Academy,but trust me its as funny. The one-liners are memorable and the gags are plenty. It took me forever to find this film to purchase, hopefully it won't take you as long to rent.
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