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Summary Self-made millionaire Thorton Mellon (Rodney Dangerfield) decides to enroll in college to help his son adjust to life at school and on the diving team. Hilarity ensues.

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Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 9 Critic Reviews
68
User Score Universal Acclaim Based on 20 User Ratings
8.5
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Summary Self-made millionaire Thorton Mellon (Rodney Dangerfield) decides to enroll in college to help his son adjust to life at school and on the diving team. Hilarity ensues.

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 9 Critic Reviews
68
67% Positive
6 Reviews
33% Mixed
3 Reviews
0% Negative
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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 9 Critic Reviews
68
67% Positive
6 Reviews
33% Mixed
3 Reviews
0% Negative
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Universal Acclaim Based on 20 User Ratings
8.5
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19 Ratings
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Universal Acclaim Based on 20 User Ratings
8.5
95% Positive
19 Ratings
0% Mixed
0 Ratings
5% Negative
1 Rating

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Production Company Orion Pictures, Paper Clip Productions
Release Date Jun 13, 1986
Duration 1 h 36 m
Rating PG-13
Tagline Registration starts Friday, June 13, at theaters everywhere.
BMI Film & TV Awards
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination
American Comedy Awards, USA
1 Nomination
MTV Video Music Awards (VMA)
1 Nomination