How I Got Into College (1989) - Rotten Tomatoes

How I Got Into College1989

How I Got Into College (1989)




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Movie Info

This teen comedy from Savage Steve Holland stars Corey Parker as an underachieving high schooler who hatches a crazy plot with valedictorian Lara Flynn Boyle to gain acceptance into a prestigious university.


Corey Parker
as Marlon Browne
Lara Flynn Boyle
as Jessica Kailo
Gary Owens
as Sports Announcer
Philip Baker Hall
as Dean Patterson
Nicolas Coster
as Jellinek Sr.
Micole Mercurio
as Betty Kailo
Robert Ridgely
as George Kailo
Richard Jenkins
as Bill Browne
Bill Henderson
as High-School Coach
Helen Lloyd Breed
as Chancellor Holbrooke
Nora Dunn
as Bauer
Phil Hartman
as Benedek
Bob Eubanks
as Himself
Susan Krebs
as Mrs. Wyler
Dee "Queen Kong" Booher
as Female Wrestler
Diane Franklin
as Sharon Browne
Fran Bennett
as Mrs. Cook
Duane Davis
as Ronny Paulson
Adam Silbar
as Jellinek Jr.
Edward Mehler
as Anxious Boy
Lawrence C. Spinak
as Startled Boy
Phill Lewis
as Earnest Boy
Stella Hall
as Woman with Lasso
Morris Wilkes Jr.
as Smart Aleck
Leon Fan
as Asian Student
James McIntire
as Army Recruiter
Jim Painter
as Lonestar State Recruiter
Tara Vessels
as Waitress
Davyd McCoy
as McDonald's Employee
Dale E. House
as Helicopter Pilot
Richard Steven Horvitz
as Young Enterpriser
Curtis Armstrong
as College Recruiter (uncredited)
Aaron Michael Lacey
as High School Senior
Greg Binkley
as Egghead
Emily Munson
as Laurie Thomas, Twin #1
Sara Munson
as Terry Thomas, Twin #2
Ashleigh Harris
as Kiddie Koral Girl #1
Juliet Sorcey
as Kiddie Koral Girl #1
Hope Marie Carlton
as Game Show Hostess
Rebecca Ferratti
as Game Show Hostess
Lisa Fuller
as Game Show Hostess
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Critic Reviews for How I Got Into College

All Critics (7)

Lots of fun, Lots of familiar faces

March 11, 2005 | Rating: 3/5

Surprisingly clever and agreeable.

August 2, 2004 | Rating: 3/5

Has just enough clever bits to help you through the groaners.

July 27, 2002 | Rating: 3/5

Audience Reviews for How I Got Into College


Such an hilarious comedy, and a very realistic one, about moving from high school into college. If that's where you are in your life right now, I highly recommend checking out this movie. Or if you're past that milestone, like me, it'll bring back memories.

Aj V
Aj V

Super Reviewer

Great movie! Hilarious!!

Leo L
Leo L

Super Reviewer

A poor 80's comedy that moral tells us grades aren't important when trying to get into an ivy league school.

James Alvarez
James Alvarez

Super Reviewer

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