"Bad Education" is a 2019 American crime comedy film directed by Cory Finley.
The starring cast includes Hugh Jackman as Frank Tassone, Allison Janney as Pam Gluckin, Geraldine Viswanathan as Rachel Bhargava, Alex Wolff as Nick Fleishman, Rafael Casal as Kyle Contreras, Annaleigh Ashford as Jenny Aquila, Ray Romano as Big Bob Spicer, Stephen Spinella as Thomas 'Tom' Tuggiero, Stephanie Kurtzuba as Carol Schweitzer, Hari Dhillon as David Bhargava and others.

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Is there a trailer for Bad Education movie?

HBO on Tuesday, May 05, 2020 released the trailer for "Bad Education" you can watch here:
Bad Education: Perception of Perfection | HBO.

Plot summary

What is Bad Education movie plot?

Here is a short review of "Bad Education" movie plot summary.

In 2002, Dr. Frank Tassone (Hugh Jackman) is superintendent of the Roslyn Union Free School District on Long Island. Frank and assistant superintendent Pam Gluckin (Allison Janney) have overseen major improvements in the district, with Roslyn High School becoming the fourth-ranked public school in the country. The school's performance stimulates the local economy, reaping rewards for school board president and real estate broker Bob Spicer (Ray Romano). Beloved by students and parents, Frank claims to have lost his wife several years ago, and rejects advances from some of the local mothers. Attending a conference in Las Vegas, he begins an affair with his former student Kyle Contreras (Rafael Casal).
Student reporter Rachel Bhargava (Geraldine Viswanathan) is writing an article for the Roslyn school paper about a skywalk the school plans to construct, and Frank blithely encourages her to treat her article as any top journalist would. Rachel investigates the project, to Pam's irritation, and notices irregularities in the district's finances. It is revealed that Pam has a fraudulent district expense card, which she encourages her niece Jenny, a district clerk, to use. When Pam's son uses the card to shop for thousands of dollars' worth of construction materials for her home renovation, Bob is alerted by a relative working at the store.
Bob and the school board confront Pam, realizing she has embezzled at least $250,000 in taxpayer funds. Frank persuades them to handle the matter quietly, detailing the consequences a public scandal would have on the school and community. They agree to conceal the embezzlement, forcing Pam to pay restitution and resign; the board announces her abrupt "retirement." Convincing district auditor Phil Metzger (Jeremy Shamos) to falsify the financial records, Frank appoints him as Pam's temporary replacement. Frank transfers Jenny to a less visible "special utilities" role, threatening to expose her own misuse of funds when she attempts to implicate him.


Who plays who in the Bad Education movie cast?

Here is the full cast and characters of "Bad Education" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

Hugh Jackman  as Frank Tassone
Allison Janney  as Pam Gluckin
Geraldine Viswanathan  as Rachel Bhargava
Alex Wolff  as Nick Fleishman
Rafael Casal  as Kyle Contreras
Annaleigh Ashford  as Jenny Aquila
Ray Romano  as Big Bob Spicer
Stephen Spinella  as Thomas 'Tom' Tuggiero
Stephanie Kurtzuba  as Carol Schweitzer
Hari Dhillon  as David Bhargava
Kathrine Narducci  as Sharon Katz
Jeremy Shamos  as Phil Metzger
Catherine Curtin  as Judy Shapiro
Ray Abruzzo  as Howard Gluckin
Kayli Carter  as Amber McCarden
Jimmy Tatro  as Jim Boy McCarden
Larry Romano  as Cousin Larry
Pat Healy  as District Attorney
Welker White  as Mary Ann
Calvin Coakley  as Chad Schweitzer
Sung Yun Cho  as Joyce - First Agent
Justin Swain  as Shawn - Second Agent
Laura Patinkin  as Irene - Third Agent
Brent Langdon  as Todhunter - First Teacher
Tia DeShazor  as Maya - Second Teacher (as Tia De Shazor)
Victor Verhaeghe  as Doug Bressler
John Scurti  as Joseph Scalvo
Brian Sgambati  as Conference Speaker
Peter Appel  as Eddie - Custodian
Darlene Violette  as Fran - First Friend
Natasha Goss  as Kathy
Jorge Chapa  as Ace Hardware Clerk
Jane Brockman  as Lorraine Spicer
Madeleine Grace Pace  as Heather - Student (as Madeleine Pace)
Robert 'Toshi' Kar Yuen Chan  as Stan - Third Boardie (as Robert 'Toshi' Chan)
Finnerty Steeves  as Beth - Fourth Boardie
Dina Pearlman  as Wendy - Fifth Boardie
Michael Jay Henry  as Joel - Sixth Boardie
Steve Routman  as Teacher - Rachel's Class
Rene Ojeda  as Doorman - Frank's Building
Miriam Silverman  as Lisa - Fifth Parent
Gino Cafarelli  as Greg - Eighth Parent
Will Meyers  as Editor Scott
Jane Ackermann  as Editor Steph
Adriana Callori  as Big Bob's Daughter

Release date

When is Bad Education movie release date?

"Bad Education" movie release date was scheduled to be on September 8, 2019 (TIFF) and on April 25, 2020 (United States) distributing by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, HBO Films, Home Box Office (HBO), HBO Max, Applause Entertainment, Film & TV House, GEM Entertainment, HBO EspaΓ±a and HBO Latin America.


What are Bad Education filming details?

The duration of the film is 108 minutes.

Principal photography began in October 2018.


What are critics and audiences saying about Bad Education movie?

"Bad Education" movie got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 7.1/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 94/100.

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