Cooley High

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Cooley High (1975, USA) is a Black-Teen film directed by Michael Schultz.

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Main Details

  • Released in 1975
  • Color
  • Runtime: 107 min
  • Production Co: American International Pictures (AIP)
  • Distribution Co: American International Pictures (AIP) (1975) (USA) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Michael Schultz
  • Written by Eric Monte
  • Starring Glynn Turman, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Garrett Morris, Cynthia Davis, Corin Rogers, Maurice Leon Havis, Joseph Carter Wilson, Sherman Smith, Norman Gibson, Maurice Marshall, Steven Williams, Jackie Taylor, Christine Jones, Lynn Caridine, Mary Larkins
  • Produced by Samuel Z. Arkoff, Steve Krantz
  • Original Music by Freddie Perren
  • Cinematography by Paul Vombrack
  • Film Editing by Christopher Holmes


  • Where the Student Body Was a Chick Named Veronica... The Senior Prom was a "belly rub" and the Class of '64 ran a Permanent crap game in the Men's Room!


Cooley High is a 1975 American film based upon the real high school located on the near north side of Chicago, produced and released by American International Pictures and written by Eric Monte (co-creator of Good Times). The film, set in 1964 Chicago, Illinois, stars Glynn Turman and Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, and features a soundtrack made up primarily of 1960s Motown hits. (Wikipedia)

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