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Fist Fight (2017)

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When one school teacher unwittingly causes another teacher's dismissal, he is challenged to an after-school fight.

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Richie Keen

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Van Robichaux (screenplay by), Evan Susser (screenplay by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Charlie Day ... Andy Campbell
Ice Cube ... Strickland
Tracy Morgan ... Coach Crawford
Jillian Bell ... Holly
Dean Norris ... Principal Tyler
Christina Hendricks ... Ms. Monet
Kumail Nanjiani ... Mehar
Dennis Haysbert ... Superintendent Johnson
JoAnna Garcia Swisher ... Maggie
Alexa Nisenson ... Ally
Stephnie Weir ... Suzie
Kym Whitley ... 911 Operator (as Kym E. Whitley)
Austin Zajur ... Neil
Gordon Danniels ... Irv
Bill Kottkamp ... William
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Storyline

On the last day of school, right on Senior Prank Day in Roosevelt High, things don't look good for meek English teacher Andy Campbell, who feels exceptionally expendable facing a bleak future in front of severe job cuts, just before the year's new school season. But soon, things will go from bad to worse when feeble Campbell will infuriate the scary hot-headed history teacher Ron Strickland, who in turn, he will challenge him in an old-school, no-holds-barred, mano-a-mano throwdown in front of everybody, in the parking lot after school. Inevitably, now that the fight is on, no excuses, no regrets, and certainly no talking sense into Strickland, is going to save Campbell who needs to face the consequences of his actions and pay the heavy price. After all, snitches get stitches. Written by Nick Riganas

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

After school. Parking lot. It's on.

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language throughout, sexual content/nudity and drug material | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 February 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fist Fight See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,201,873, 19 February 2017

Gross USA:

$32,187,017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$41,087,017
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Movie was made in Georgia See more »

Goofs

After revealing the "drawing" on the left side of the chalkboard, the board then shows writing in purple, then back to the drawing later in the day. If it was cleared to write notes, Campbell wouldn't have put the "drawing" back up later. See more »

Quotes

Campbell: Teachers don't fight!
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Crazy Credits

After the end credits there is a scene with coach Crawford and the 911 operator. See more »

Connections

Featured in Conan: The Cast of 'Fist Fight'/Katherine Ryan (2017) See more »

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Shine A Light
Written and performed by Rocky Dawuni
Courtesy of Cumbancha
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Fist Fight - Is As Painful As It Gets
13 August 2018 | by krocheavSee all my reviews

Here is a movie that irresponsibly glamorises all the tragic ills that are currently costing societies around the globe billions of dollars in mental and physical health support for: deadly substance abuse, sexual diseases, inane violence etc. This movie works only as a denouement of every aspect of mainstream movie making - the writers, producers, directors, actors and distributors - everyone has something to be totally ashamed of. The reviews posted from those genuine audiences who handed over their money to see this - clearly state they came away wishing they had known better (that they had been cheated) - that's a terrible result for the entire industry and in the long run will eventually work against it. You cannot continually disappoint audiences and expect that they will support or respect you. This trash fest should never have progressed beyond the bad idea's dept. Made, distributed and presented by immoral movie handlers of below average intelligence - for a likewise audience.

Australian Foxtel please note: This is R material, not MA with a simple I rating. Time to get it right and supply your subscribers with an intelligent and HONEST assessment of the material you're presenting. If you want our respect, you won't win it with wildly inaccurate ratings for shoddy, irresponsible material like this and others that you're filling the airwaves with of late. There was once a time (fortunately some still do) when companies had the courage to make an internal decision to forgo profiting from pollution but sadly, Foxtel seems not to be amongst them.


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