Cooley HighIn the mid-1960's, a group of high school friends who live on the Near North Side of Chicago enjoy life to the fullest...parties, hanging out, meeting new friends. But one day, two of them want to make it big in their own way, but not everybody they meet is looking out for them, as they learn when a seemingly harmless outing goes awry.
Actors of "Cooley High"
Directors of "Cooley High"Michael SchultzBirthdate: 10 November 1938, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Creators of "Cooley High"Eric MonteBirthdate: 25 December 1943, USA
Critic Reviews of "Cooley High"Time OutFebruary 09, 2006
Something of a disappointment.Chicago ReaderJanuary 01, 2000
Uneven but generally funny.The DissolveApril 27, 2015
There's a specificity to screenwriter Eric Monte's memories of growing up on the Near North Side in the early 1960s that transcends mere imitation.LarsenOnFilmNovember 29, 2012
...emphasizes the thin line that exists between a life of promise and a life of prison (or worse, death) for kids growing up in a neighborhood like this.Ozus' World Movie ReviewsApril 01, 2008
Sometimes engaging comical and poignant black experience high school teen flick.Film Freak CentralJanuary 24, 2004
The film's resistance of pathos starts to feel not just counterintuitive, but also a little ghoulishTheWorldJournal.comMay 30, 2003
A crafty and cunning black teen comedy that exudes a slick urban giddiness...an ethnically irreverent big screen answer to television's Happy Days
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