A self-made millionaire decides to join his only son who is having difficulty in fitting in at school as a freshman in college. This impulse gesture sets him on a path to much laughter, a little romance, a lesson in things that money can't buy, and unanimous acclaim as the most popular man on campus.
Alan Metter - Director/"Moving"
Kurt Vonnegut Jr. - American author
Ned Beatty - American character actor
Robert Downey Jr. - American actor, CHAPLIN (1992), IRON MAN (2008)
Rodney Dangerfield - American comedian/actor
Jacob Cohen - American comedian/actor
Sally Kellerman - American Actress, MASH (1970)
Burt Young - American Character Actor
Keith Gordon - American actor/director, BACK TO SCHOOL/WAKING THE DEAD
"...A good-natured potpourri of gags....[Dangerfield] uses many of the bits that made him famous..." - 06/13/1986 New York Times, p.C16
"...[The dialog] is complemented with a corresponding number of pseudo-serious gags..." - 06/04/1986 Variety
"...A big belly laugh of a comedy..." - 06/12/1986 Los Angeles Times, p.C1
"Mr. Dangerfield's standard lament was 'I don't get no respect,' but he got a lot for his work in this film, which is as funny as it is broad." - 06/06/2013 Wall Street Journal