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Up the Academy

1980 Rated R 1hr 27m

Before he waxed on (and off) as the Karate Kid, a young Ralph Macchio appeared in this uproarious adolescent comedy about a group of mischievous military school misfits forced to suffer under a sadistic headmaster (Ron Leibman). Directed by the independent-minded Robert Downey Sr., the film features Barbara Bach as a gun-toting armaments specialist and Tom Poston as an instructor who loves bed checks.

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Movie Details

Restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Screen formats

Widescreen 2.35:1


English, Spanish (Neutral), French

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; trailer.