Cooley High Poster

Release Date: February 4th, 1997

DVD Release Date: January 18th, 2000

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

Production Co: American International Pictures (AIP)

Distributors: American International Pictures

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