uses cookies to recognize visitors and provide a better experience. Learn more about how we use cookies in our privacy policy. By continuing to use the site, or by pressing agree, you are giving your consent to our use of cookies.
login | register
0 film ratings

Up the Academy ()

Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Your Score
(0 - 100)

Before he waxed on (and off) as the Karate Kid, a young Ralph Macchio appeared in this uproarious adolescent comedy about a group of mischievous military school misfits forced to suffer under a sadistic headmaster (Ron Leibman). Directed by the independent-minded Robert Downey Sr., the film features Barbara Bach as a gun-toting armaments specialist and Tom Poston as an instructor who loves bed checks. (

Genre: Comedy

AKA: Mad Magazine's Up The Academy

Country: USA

Directed By: Robert Downey Sr.

Written By: Tom Patchett, Jay Tarses

Starring: Ron Leibman, Robert Downey Jr., Ralph Macchio, Barbara Bach, Tom Poston, Wendell Brown, Tommy Citera, Hutch Parker, Harry Teinowitz