Back to School

MGM/UA (1986)
Comedy, Sports, Romance
USA | English | Color | 1h 36min

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.


Cast View all

Rodney Dangerfield Thornton Melon
Sally Kellerman Dr. Diane Turner
Burt Young Lou
Keith Gordon Jason Melon
Robert Downey Jr. Derek Lutz
Paxton Whitehead Philip Barbay
Terry Farrell Valerie Desmond
M. Emmet Walsh Coach Turnbull
Adrienne Barbeau Vanessa
William Zabka Chas
Ned Beatty Dean David Martin
Severn Darden Dr. Barazini
Sam Kinison Professor Terguson
Robert Picardo Giorgio
Kurt Vonnegut Jr. Himself
Edie McClurg Marge Sweetwater
Sarah Abrell Sorority Girl
Dana Allison Young Woman
Boris Aplon Tony Meloni
Nora Boland Agnes
Kimberlin Brown Girl in Dorm Hallway
Lisa Denton Lisa
Bob Drew Contractor
Holly Hayes Girl in the Crowd
Jason Hervey Young Thornton

Crew View all

Director Alan Metter
Writer Harold Ramis, Rodney Dangerfield, Greg Fields, Steve Kampmann, William Porter, Dennis Snee, Rich Eustis, Pj Torokvei
Producer Harold Ramis, Chuck Russell, Michael Endler, Estelle Endler
Photography Thomas E. Ackerman
Musician Danny Elfman

Editions

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027616896919 DVD 1 Jun 24, 2003
027616805829 DVD 1 Mar 28, 2000
027616083135 DVD 1 Aug 14, 2007 Extra-Curricular Edition
027616083142 DVD 1 Aug 14, 2007 Extra-Curricular Edition
883904249733 DVD 1 Sep 27, 2011
8712609046557 DVD 1
689076850643 DVD 1 Sep 26, 2006
689076634151 DVD 1 Jul 17, 2007
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018713040497 VHS 1986
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018713431769 VHS
5050070028003 LaserDisc Sep 05, 1988
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