Overview

This puber-comedy is a kind of mixture between 'Animal House' and 'Police Academy'. Four boys are sent, for different reasons, to a the Sheldon R. Wienberg military academy. The life of dicipline asks a lot of the four geeks. Of course these boys know how to make a party out of the hard times. Will they be 'real men' after one year? Written by Evert Poppen

  1. Jay Tarses

    Writer

  2. Tom Patchett

    Writer

  3. Robert Downey Sr.

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Ralph Macchio

    Ralph Macchio

    Chooch

  2. Wendell Brown

    Ike

  3. Tommy Citera

    Hash

  4. Hutch Parker

    Oliver (as J. Hutchison)

  5. Harry Teinowitz

    Rodney Ververgaert

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Up the Academy
Up the Academy

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Status Released

Release Information

  • June 6, 1980
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 27m

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