Successful salesman, Teddy Walker, is forced to attend night school in order to get his General Equivalency Diploma (GED), after accidentally blowing up his workplace. Suddenly stuck between a rock and a hard place, he finds himself at the mercy of not only a teacher who doesn’t trust his intelligence, but also his old high-school nemesis. Desperate to finally graduate from high school, Teddy must dig deep and find a way to get his career back on track.
1. Also starring in the lead role, this is the first commercial film that Kevin Hart has written.
2. Hart has referred to the movie as “The Breakfast Club with adults”.
3. Director Malcolm D. Lee is a cousin of Spike Lee.
4. Night School features a cameo by rapper Fat Joe.
5. Rob Riggle, who plays Mackenzie, has a habit of starring in education-system based comedies. He also played Carl “Bear” in Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life, and Mr. Walters in both 21 Jump Street and 22 Jump Street.