Cheats (film)

Cheats (film)

Cheats is a 2002 dark comedy about four friends that have been cheating their way through high school, and have to face new challenges to avoid getting caught before going to college.Stars Trevor Fehrman, Matthew Lawrence, and Mary Tyler Moore.

Plot Summary

While other kids at the elite North Point Academy spent countless hours studying, Handsome Davis sees it as nothing more than a system of control over your mind. That's why Handsome and his three best friends Sammy, Victor and the cribsheet genius Applebee have banded together and found ways to cheat on their tests all through their school years. Everything had been going along smoothly until the gang entered their final year of high school and the stakes were upped by the school's principal, Mrs. Stark. If they get caught cheating again Stark will make a note in their permanent records and possibly kill their chances of getting into college. But can Handsome convince his pals to pull off one last, great cheat with him and outsmarting Stark and the system, even if it means possibly destroying their friendships?

Main Cast

Trivia

  • The real Applebee refused to take part in the documentary based on the actual Cheats, and as such his name had to be censored whenever used.
  • Many of the events in the story actually happened. Even the scene in which Handsome starts bashing the lockers and ripping off his shirt when Harkin accuses him and his friends of cheating on the test.
  • The original name of the movie was Cheaters but was thought to be confused with the movie Cheaters starring Jeff Daniels

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