Back to School

Back to School (1986)

He enrolled in college for the pursuit of finer co-eds, shapely professors, fun and rock and roll.

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6.7 68 87%


Self-made millionaire Thornton Melon decides to get a better education and enrolls at his son Jason's college. While Jason tries to fit in with his fellow students, Thornton struggles to gain his son's respect, giving way to hilarious antics.

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    Writing Rodney Dangerfield Story
    Writing Greg Fields Story
    Directing Alan Metter Director
    Writing William Porter Screenplay
    Writing Dennis Snee Story
    Writing Harold Ramis Screenplay
    Writing Steven Kampmann Screenplay
    Production Chuck Russell Producer
    Production Estelle Endler Executive Producer
    Production Michael Endler Executive Producer
    Production Harold Ramis Executive Producer
    Art Linda DeScenna Set Decoration
    Production Melissa Skoff Casting
    Sound Danny Elfman Original Music Composer
    Costume & Make-Up Durinda Wood Costume Design
    Art David L. Snyder Production Design
    Camera Thomas E. Ackerman Director of Photography
    Production Caro Jones Casting
    Editing David Rawlins Editor
    Crew Dick Ziker Stunt Coordinator
    Crew Gregory J. Barnett Stunts
    Crew John C. Meier Stunts
    Crew Noon Orsatti Stunts
    Writing PJ Torokvei Screenplay
    Crew Pete Antico Stunts
    Crew Todd Bryant Stunts
    Crew Hal Burton Stunts
    Crew Justin De Rosa Stunts
    Crew Tom Elliott Stunts
    Crew Richard Epper Stunts
    Crew Gary Epper Stunts
    Crew Allan Graf Stunts
    Crew Carlos A. Herzer Stunts
    Crew Billy Hank Hooker Stunts
    Crew Hugh Hooker Stunts
    Crew Gary Hymes Stunts
    Crew Anderson Martin Stunts
    Crew Don Charles McGovern Stunts
    Crew William Oliver Stunts
    Crew Manny Perry Stunts
    Crew Chuck Picerni Jr. Stunts
    Crew Steve Picerni Stunts
    Crew Carol Rees Stunts
    Crew Cyndi Lee Rice Stunts
    Crew Michael Runyard Stunts
    Crew Spike Silver Stunts
    Crew Dean Wein Stunts
    Crew Scott Wilder Stunts
    Crew Mike Ostavich Stunt Driver
    Crew Mark Lindout Stunt Driver
    Crew David Draves Stunt Driver
    Production Chuck Russell Production Manager
    Directing Robert P. Cohen First Assistant Director
    Directing Steve Cohen Second Assistant Director
    Production Mary McLaglen Production Coordinator
    Sound Linda Goldner Perry Music Supervisor
    Camera Douglas Knapp Camera Operator
    Camera David L. Parrish First Assistant Camera
    Camera To Lee Second Assistant Camera
    Camera Jeff Goldenberg Second Assistant Camera
    Sound Bill Nelson Sound Mixer
    Sound Jules Strasser Boom Operator
    Art Margie Stone McShirley Assistant Art Director
    Art Edmund Silkaitis Set Designer
    Art Ric McElvin Leadman
    Art Steven Curtis Husch Set Dresser
    Art Tom McCown Set Dresser
    Art David Q. Quick Property Master
    Directing Judy Rosenthal Script Supervisor
    Directing Esther Vivante Script Supervisor
    Costume & Make-Up Ellis Cohen Costume Supervisor
    Costume & Make-Up Sandy Ampon Costumer
    Costume & Make-Up Janet Stout Costumer
    Costume & Make-Up Hallie D'Amore Makeup Department Head
    Costume & Make-Up Janna Phillips Assistant Makeup Artist
    Costume & Make-Up Donna Barrett Gilbert Key Hair Stylist
    Visual Effects Michael Lantieri Special Effects Supervisor
    Crew Tim Moran Special Effects Assistant
    Directing Dustin Bernard Second Second Assistant Director
    Editing Darren T. Holmes Assistant Editor
    Camera Joyce Rudolph Still Photographer
    Production Karen Standard Casting Assistant
    Sound Fred Judkins Supervising Sound Editor
    Sound Tom C. McCarthy Supervising Sound Editor
    Sound Neil Burrow Sound Editor
    Sound Gordon Davidson Sound Editor
    Sound Mark Gordon Sound Editor
    Sound James J. Klinger Sound Editor
    Sound James Matheny Sound Editor
    Sound Don S. Walden Sound Editor
    Sound Burton Weinstein ADR Editor
    Sound Mike Wilson Assistant Sound Editor
    Sound Melinda Cooke Apprentice Sound Editor
    Sound Vanessa Theme Ament Foley Artist
    Sound Hilda Hodges Foley Artist
    Sound Dick Bernstein Music Editor
    Sound Bob Badami Music Editor
    Sound Chris Carpenter Sound Effects
    Directing David Rawlins Second Unit Director
    Camera Frederick Moore Second Unit Director of Photography
    Camera Jamie Anderson Camera Operator
    Directing Jerry Sobul Second Unit First Assistant Director
    Directing Michael Looney Second Assistant Director
    Camera Alan Gornick Underwater Camera
    Camera Jeffrey S. Leader First Assistant Camera
    Directing Mary Ann Newfield Script Supervisor
    Lighting Kenny Rissien Lighting Technician
    Crew John Casino Stunts
    Crew Doug Burdinski Production Controller
    Production Margaret Scarpello Production Accountant
    Art David Aaron Assistant Property Master
    Crew Mychal D. Smith Cableman
    Art Bruce J. Gfeller Construction Coordinator
    Crew Steve Callas Propmaker
    Crew Greg John Callas Propmaker
    Crew Mike Wells Propmaker
    Art Dick Girod Paint Coordinator
    Art David Russell Production Illustrator
    Production Joseph M. O'Har Location Manager
    Production Pam O'Har Location Manager
    Art Jean Andrews Standby Painter
    Lighting Ward Russell Gaffer
    Lighting Dan Delgado Best Boy Electric
    Lighting Michael W. Blymyer Lighting Technician
    Lighting Michael Laws Lighting Technician
    Lighting Dennis Wehr Lighting Technician
    Camera Ted Rhodes Key Grip
    Camera Kurt Young Dolly Grip
    Camera Manuel Jimenez Best Boy Grip
    Camera Lee Jimenez Grip
    Camera Michael Salts Grip
    Camera Mark Pearson Grip
    Camera Laurin Benson Grip
    Crew Michael McDuffee Transportation Coordinator
    Crew Tim Roslan Transportation Co-Captain
    Crew Richard Padgett Transportation Co-Captain
    Production Sharon Morov Production Secretary
    Sound Gary C. Bourgeois Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Sound Neil Brody Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Editing Bob Hagans Color Timer
    Camera Michael G. Riba Camera Technician
    Art Stanley Ascough Property Master
    Camera Daniel Jiménez Dolly Grip
    Lighting Fred White Lighting Technician
    Camera Michael Liakos Grip
    Sound Lennie Niehaus Conductor
    Art Dan Curry Main Title Designer
    Production Cass Martin Location Manager