"We are your symphony Mr. Holland. We are the melodies and the notes of your opus. We are the music of your life."

~ Mr. Holland's Opus (1995)

Getting Straight

Harry Bailey has returned from Vietnam and returns to college to earn his masters degree so he can teach English. He is considered a hero among the radical student body, but still sees the absurdity on both sides of the fence. He contends with the reactionary administration and the impetuous, often futile objectives of the restless students. He acts as a mediator between the two feuding bodies. On top of everything else, his girlfriend Jan wants to marry him and live a life in the suburbs. He is

  • Rated: R
  • Genre(s): Comedy, Drama, Romance
  • Release Date: 05/13/1970
  • Run Time: 124 minutes
  • Director(s): Richard Rush
  • Writers: Robert Kaufman, Ken Kolb
  • Stars: Elliott Gould, Candice Bergen, Robert F. Lyons
  • Cast: Elliott Gould, Candice Bergen, Robert F. Lyons, Jeff Corey, Max Julien, Cecil Kellaway, Jon Lormer, Leonard Stone, William Bramley, Jeannie Berlin, John Rubinstein, Richard Anders, Brenda Sykes, Jenny Sullivan, Gregory Sierra
  • Studios: Columbia Pictures Corporation, The Organization

Getting Straight



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