Rodney Dangerfield plays self-made millionaire Thornton Mellon, owner of a chain of tall and fat clothing stores, who, after divorcing his philandering wife, enrolls in college to keep his son from dropping out. Rodney's invasion quickly turns the campus into a non-stop party zone, and he even helps the diving team win their big meet.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
139 Ratings

139 Ratings

86% TOMATOMETER

Critics Consensus: Back to School gives Rodney Dangerfield plenty of room to riff -- and supports the freewheeling funnyman with enough of a story to keep things interesting between punchlines.

14+ COMMON SENSE

Classic '80s comedy has lots of profanity, innuendo.

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Information

Studio
MGM
Genre
Comedy
Released
Copyright

Languages

Primary
English (Subtitles, Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional

Arabic (Subtitles), Dutch (Subtitles), French (Subtitles, Stereo), German (Subtitles), Italian (Subtitles), Norwegian (Subtitles), Portuguese (Subtitles), Spanish (Subtitles, Stereo), Spanish (Spain) (Subtitles), Thai (Subtitles), Traditional Chinese (Subtitles)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions (CC) refer to subtitles in the available language with the addition of relevant non-dialogue information.

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