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Cooley High

PG| 1 hr. 47 min.

Plot Summary
Richard "Cochise" Morris (Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs), a local basketball hero, and Leroy "Preach" Jackson (Glynn Turman), who dreams of a career in writing, are likable Chicago high school students in 1960s Chicago. They're into hanging out with friends, pretty girls and the Motown sounds so popular during the era. Each wants to make it big in his own way, but not everybody they meet is looking out for them, as they learn when a seemingly harmless outing goes awry.

Cast: Glynn Turman , Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs , Garrett Morris , Cynthia Davis , Corin Rogers , Maurice Leon Havis , Joseph Carter Wilson , Sherman Smith

Director: Michael Schultz

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: American International Pictures

Cooley High (1975)

Release Date: February 4th, 1997|1 hr. 47 min.

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'Cooley High' Is the Most Influential Movie You've Never Seen

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Gary Susman on June 25, 2015

"Cooley High" ought to be remembered as a cinema milestone, and its writer and director remembered as pioneers. Released 40 years ago this week (on June 25, 1975), it ought to be celebrated for its...

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