Summer is coming to an end… 10 BACK TO SCHOOL MOVIES
The last issue of Beaches|life featured summer beach movies, therefore it’s only natural that this issue highlights back to school movies. We know you will enjoy these ten movies. It’s a great way to kick off your new school year.
Blackboard Jungle (1955) drama–Dir. Richard Brooks; Glenn Ford, Anne Francis
Bye Bye Birdie (1963) musical–Dir. George Sidney; Janet Leigh, Dick Van Dyke, Ann-Margret
To Sir, With Love (1967) drama–Dir. James Clavell; Sidney Poitier
Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982) comedy–Dir. Amy Heckerling; Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh
Back to School (1986) comedy–Dir. Alan Metter; Rodney Dangerfield, Robert Downey Jr.
Dead Poet's Society (1989) drama–Dir. Peter Weir; Robin Williams, Ethan Hawke
Lean on Me (1989) true story drama–Dir. John G. Avildsen; Morgan Freeman, Beverly Todd, Robert Guillaume
School Ties (1992) drama–Dir. Robert Mandel; Brendan Fraser, Matt Damon, Chris O'Donnell
Legally Blonde (2001) comedy–Dir. Robert Luketic; Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson, Victor Garber
American Teen (2008) documentary–Dir. Nanette Burstein; school jock, popular girl, artsy girl & geek.