Films Set in Delaware

Hiding Out

I saw this odd Jon Cryer comedy-drama in a theater when I was a kid. Cryer plays a stockbroker who gets mixed up with the mob and hides out by posing as a high school kid in Delaware. Believe it or not, the play involves an election and calls for a recount. (Cryer is elected class president in very complicated fashion.) I think about this movie often because of a wonderfully dumb scene where someone asks Cryer’s character his name, and he sees a tin of Maxwell House coffee, and says his name is Maxwell Hauser. He also dates a high school girl, which isn’t great, but she takes him to an ’80s roller rink, which is:

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