Hiding Out
Hiding Out (1987)

When Boston stockbroker Andrew Morenski (Jon Cryer) is targeted by the mob, he poses as a student at a Delaware high school. in this comedy drama. He trades his Wall Street dreams to successfully hide out in the educational abyss of the… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: November 6, 1987
DVD Release Date: October 9, 2001
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Critic Score: 43% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Hal Boedeker
Miami Herald

For once, though, a teen movie where obnoxious nerds and general dimwittedness usually reign supreme, displays refreshing wit and recognizable emotions. That is no small feat.

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Caffeinated Clint

A fun, fast comic-thriller that serves the talents of Cryer magnificently

Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Why is it that good movie ideas are always being interrupted by goons with guns, and obligatory chase and fight scenes, just when we would actually be interested in how the characters were really feeling?

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Scott Weinberg

Hiding Out never once approaches funny. Were it not for the parade of cliches and stereotypes stolen from various high-school comedies, I'd have assumed that this movie was a straight drama.

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

this movie is fun to watch, but mostly as a way to remember the fashions and styles of 1980s high school

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Flixster Audience Score: 70% Flixster User Reviews
An enjoyable and highly amusing teen flick
Allison Babka
Man, I LOVED Jon Cryer in this movie... perhaps even moreso than in "Pretty in Pink." Sick? Maybe.
Steve B.
Great disguise, Cryer -- EXACTLY the sort of look you want when you don't want to call attention to yourself.
Anthony Valletta
Sustained by Jon Cryer's charisma, this proves to be a fun outing.
Michael Gildea
You won't hear about this movie when you watch I Love the 80s.
Leo L