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High School Tournament


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#1 of 396 OFFLINE   Mike Hutman

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Posted February 28 2003 - 03:12 PM

Hello all, and welcome to my High School Tournament. All movie Must have the main character in High School, and the School itself must be in the movie.

With that being said,I would like to try and get 32 movies in here. Everyone will get 5 nomination and 5 seconds.

I will not be voting and will settle all tie breakers with a coin toss. I will also get 4 automatics.
They are
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Pump Up The Volume
American Pie
A Better Place


Well lets get this started




Master List

1)Buffy The Vampire Slayer
2)Pump Up The Volume
*3)American Pie
4)A Better Place
****5)Fast Times at Ridgemont High
**6)Heathers
7)Donnie Darko
8)The Last American Virgin
*9)Can't Buy Me Love
*10)Sixteen Candles
11)ELECTION
****12)Dazed and Confused
13)Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
14)Footloose
15)Better Off Dead
16)Carrie
17)Cry-Baby
18)The Karate Kid
*19)The Breakfast Club
*20)Weird Science
***21)Ferris Bueller's Day Off
***22)Grease
23)Rock n' Roll High School
**24)Three O'Clock High
25)Porky's
**26)Summer School
27)Rushmore
*28)The Chocolate War
*29)Hoop Dreams
*30)Pretty in Pink
31)River's Edge
**32)American Graffiti

#2 of 396 OFFLINE   ChuckDeLa

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Posted February 28 2003 - 03:18 PM

Another great idea, Mike!!


I nominate:
Heathers
Donnie Darko
Rock n' Roll High School

I'll think of a couple more later.

#3 of 396 OFFLINE   ChuckDeLa

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Posted February 28 2003 - 03:20 PM

That was quick... here's my other two:

River's Edge
Fast Times at Ridgemont High

#4 of 396 OFFLINE   Jan H

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Posted February 28 2003 - 03:21 PM

Nominate:

Fast Times at Ridgemont High

#5 of 396 OFFLINE   ErikG

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Posted February 28 2003 - 03:23 PM

Excellent idea!

I'll nominate:

Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Valley Girl
Last American Virgin
Can't Buy Me Love
Sixteen Candles

Second:

Donnie Darko
Heathers
No shirt
No shoes
NOO dice!

#6 of 396 OFFLINE   Mike Hutman

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Posted February 28 2003 - 03:24 PM

Jan, Fast Times at Ridgemont High has already been Nominated. If you like I can make that one of your seconds.

#7 of 396 OFFLINE   Mike Hutman

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Posted February 28 2003 - 03:31 PM

Ok. Fast Times at Ridgemont High is in. Erik and Jan you can have that nomination back

#8 of 396 OFFLINE   george kaplan

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Posted February 28 2003 - 03:36 PM

I'll nominate Grease
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#9 of 396 OFFLINE   ChuckDeLa

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Posted February 28 2003 - 03:53 PM

Second:
The Last American Virgin
Can't Buy Me Love
Sixteen Candles

#10 of 396 OFFLINE   ErikG

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Posted February 28 2003 - 03:59 PM

Nominate:

The Karate Kid

Second:

Grease
Rock n' Roll High School
No shirt
No shoes
NOO dice!

#11 of 396 OFFLINE   Gabe D

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Posted February 28 2003 - 04:24 PM

I'll nominate Cry-Baby.

Does the whole movie have to take place during high school? If not, I'll nominate Female Trouble.

#12 of 396 OFFLINE   Angelo.M

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Posted February 28 2003 - 04:56 PM


ferris bueller's day off


#13 of 396 OFFLINE   Cary T

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Posted February 28 2003 - 05:05 PM

Nominate:
The Breakfast Club
Better Off Dead
Weird Science
Footloose

Second:
Ferris Bueller's Day Off

#14 of 396 OFFLINE   Ric Bagoly

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Posted February 28 2003 - 05:12 PM

Nominate-

Three O'Clock High

Second-

The Breakfast Club

Weird Science
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#15 of 396 OFFLINE   SteveGon

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Posted February 28 2003 - 05:42 PM

Wow! Over a dozen posts into this thing and no one has nominated Dazed and Confused? Posted Image

I thus nominate:

Dazed and Confused
Carrie
Blackboard Jungle
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
Some Kind of Wonderful
- Ah, Mary Stuart Masterson. Posted Image

#16 of 396 OFFLINE   SteveGon

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Posted February 28 2003 - 05:49 PM

I'll second:

Cry-Baby
The Karate Kid
- Ah, Elisabeth Shue. Posted Image


Chuck, good call on seconding Can't Buy Me Love - Amanda Peterson sure was a hottie, wasn't she? Posted Image

Man, I damn near had the hots for everybody back then. Posted Image

Three seconds left.

#17 of 396 OFFLINE   JenB

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Posted February 28 2003 - 06:16 PM

Second:

Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
Footloose
Better Off Dead
Carrie

#18 of 396 OFFLINE   ChuckDeLa

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Posted February 28 2003 - 06:47 PM

Second:
Dazed and Confused

#19 of 396 OFFLINE   ChuckDeLa

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Posted February 28 2003 - 06:48 PM

Quote:
Does the whole movie have to take place during high school? If not, I'll nominate Female Trouble.


On a John Waters kick, Gabe?

I would say Female Trouble is a biiiiig stretch.

#20 of 396 OFFLINE   Brook K

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Posted February 28 2003 - 06:57 PM

Nominate

Welcome To The Dollhouse
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Hoop Dreams
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