Making The Grade






Director - Chuck Vincent and Dorian Walker

Art Director and Production Designer - Joseph T Garrity

Composer - Basil Poledouris

Songwriter - Jerry Lee

Cinematographer - Jacques Haitkin and Larry Revene

Producer - Yoram Globus and Menahem Golan and Gene Quintano

Set Design - Leslie Morales

Screenwriter and Original Story - Gene Quintano



Judd Nelson

Gordon Jump

Walter Olkewicz

Ronald Lacey

Dana Olsen

Carey Scott

Scott McGinnis

Andrew Dice Clay

John Dye

John Stevens

Lucille Ewing

Moses Peace

Ray Hill

Mattie Grayson

Chris Williams

Steve Wilkerson

Emilio Estevez

Jo Anna Lee

Robert Meltzer

Dan Schneider

Jack Ray



Palmer (Dana Olden) does not want to stop on at school but needs to graduate to receive his trust fund. Eddie (Judd Nelson) is a New Jersey local and used to the streets and handling trouble except when the trouble comes from his bookie. The two meet and decide to swap identities. Eddie will become Palmer and get good grades for the sum of $10,000 and Palmer will go on vacation. Eddie soon learns the ways of the rich and famous but also initiates his new schoolmates into the ways of his old life which gains him popularity along the way. What follows is a series of misadventures including Eddie's bookie showing up and Eddie falling in love and Palmer returning.