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Kid N' Play (Christopher Reid and Christopher Martin) star in this role-reversal comedy that plays like a badly done sitcom without the laughs. The switcheroo occurs when two inner-city high school students -- one a straight-A whiz-kid and the other an angry criminal type -- have to switch identities and are forced to live each other's lives. Christopher Reid is Duncan Pinderhughes, a student with perfect grades but who can't graduate high school unless he passes gym. Christopher Martin plays Blade Brown, whose probation officer gives him an ultimatum -- graduate high school or go to jail. Due to a mix-up in their high school records, Pinderhughes and Brown are forced to take over each other's lives. Brown ends up in a class for gifted students, and Pinderhughes finds himself skulking behind the school building to a shotgun shack that houses all the high school's troublemakers. ~ Paul Brenner, Rovi

  • Release date:June 5, 1992


Christopher "Kid" Reid
as Duncan Pinderhughes
Christopher "Play" Martin
as Blade
Karyn Parsons
as Ellen
Alysia M. Rogers
as Damita
Meshach Taylor
as John Pinderhughes
Rick Ducommun
as Parole Officer Reichert
Pauly Shore
as Julian Thomas
Raye Birk
as Principal Kratz
Lamont Johnson
as Wedge
Mariann Aalda
as Duncan's Mom
Loretta Devine
as Blade's Mom
Andre Rosey Brown
as Jail Guard
Rhea Perlman
as Miss Joanne Simpson
Graham Galloway
as Latin Student
Jody Savin
as 1st St Peter's Student
Doug E. Doug
as Popsickle
Jack Gibson
as Janitor
Greg Collins
as Cop
Randy Jandt
as Dorky Kid
Sam McMurray
as Skip Wankman
Thomas Mikal Ford
as Mink
Jaki Brown-Karman
Ivory Ocean
as Wrestling Coach
Philip Perlman
as Teacher
Lamont Jackson
Lance Crouther
as 1st Bad Dude
John Hostetter
as Football Coach
Baldwin C. Sykes
as 2nd Bad Dude
Guy Margo
as 1st Damita's Neighbor
Tony Simotes
as Dr. Oppenheimer
Reginald Ballard
as Fruity


Randall Miller
Maynell Thomas
Jean Higgins
Joe Wizan
Todd Black
Wayne Rice
Screen Story
Michael Swerdlick
Screen Story
Richard Brenne
Screen Story
Franklyn Ajaye
Francis Kenny
Vassal Benford
Composer (Music Score)
Will Yarbrough
Musical Direction/Supervision
Sarah Knowles
Art Director
Robin Peyton
Set Designer