Up the Academy (1980)


Directed by Robert Downey Sr.  USA. Also Known As: Brave Young Men of Weinberg, The (1980), Mad Magazine Presents Up the Academy (1980), Mad Magazine's Up the Academy (1980).

Up the Academy is a 1980 American teen comedy film with a plot about the outrageous antics of a group of misfits at a military school. At the Sheldon R. Wienberg Academy, four young teens are sent to school and learn the discipline that the school teaches. Almost immediately, they don't like what is going on. Along the way, they plan their own actions from looking for girls to holding a party without the faculty's knowledge.


Wendell Brown .... Ike 
Tommy Citera .... Hash 
Hutch Parker .... Oliver (as J. Hutchison) 
Ralph Macchio .... Chooch 
Harry Teinowitz .... Rodney Ververgaert 
Tom Poston .... Sisson 
Ian Wolfe .... Commandant Causeway 
Antonio Fargas .... Coach 
Stacy Nelkin .... Candy 
Barbara Bach .... Bliss 
Leonard Frey .... Keck

Country: USA
Language: English
Filming Locations: The movie was filmed entirely in Salina, Kansas, mostly on the campus of St. John's Military School

Original Title: Up the Academy (1980). Barbara Bach as Bliss 
... aka Mad Magazine Presents Up the Academy 
... aka Mad Magazine's Up the Academy 
... aka The Brave Young Men of Weinberg 

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