When you purchase through Movies Anywhere, we bring your favorite movies from your connected digital retailers together into one synced collection. Join Now

Night School

Night School
Night School
Night School
  • PG-13
  • 1h 51m
  • 2018
Common Sense Media Iconage 14+
PRICING SUBJECT TO CHANGE. Confirm current pricing with applicable retailer. All transactions subject to applicable license terms and conditions.
When accidentally destroying his workplace gets successful salesman Teddy (Kevin Hart) fired, he can't find another decent job unless he finally gets his GED. But two major things stand in his way: Carrie (Tiffany Haddish), a teacher with no time for grown-up class clowns, and Stewart (Taran Killam), Teddy's high school nemesis-turned-principal who will do anything to see him fail. Now every school rule is about to be broken when they all go head-to-head in a wild battle of wits, pranks and lessons you can't learn in books. Night School is in session!
© 2018 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

Critics Consensus: Night School's funny stars and seemingly promising setup add up to a disappointingly scattershot comedy whose laughs are largely held in detention.
More on Rotten Tomatoes

Common Sense Media

Common Sense Media Iconage 14+
Common Sense Says
Crude, profanity-heavy comedy also offers real lessons.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that Night School is a racy comedy written and produced by Kevin Hart, who stars alongside Tiffany Haddish. Both are known and loved for their inappropriate humor, which is in full effect here. Viewers may well laugh at the movie's shock-value humor, but it frequently crosses into violence, sexually suggestive comments, and salty language. A married woman comes onto an educator; there are jokes about anal sex (not said explicitly, but implied), pubic hair, prison rape, and more; and characters frequently talk about sex/sex-related topics. Violent scenes (all bloodless) show an explosion, beatings/punches, someone falling from a great height, and more. Frequent strong language includes referring to women and children as "bitches" and black characters using the "N" word (there's also one use of "f--k"). Characters drink champagne, and a teen is caught with Molly. Hart's character works at the fictitious Christian Chicken, where the employee prayer circle is the butt of a joke (lots of other real-world brand names pop up constantly). All of that said, amid the crude humor and stereotypes are messages about second chances, honesty, and character. Also, struggling students should seek testing for learning disabilities, and a good teacher can change a student's life for the better.

A Lot or A Little?

The parents’ guide to what’s in this movie.
Positive Messages
Positive Role Models
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
More on Common Sense Media

Additional Info

  • Genre:Comedy
  • Release Date:September 28, 2018
  • Languages:English, Spanish
  • Captions:English, Spanish
  • Audio Format:
  • Screen Pass Eligible:Yes
If purchased in:4K
Movies Anywhere supports playback in:
Resolution, color and audio quality may vary based on your device, browser and internet connection.Learn More