The Class (2007)
Cool School (2007 film)
Cool School (Turkish: Çılgın Dersane) is a 2007 Turkish comedy film, directed by Faruk Aksoy, about a class of teenage students attempting to save their unconventional school from closure. The film, which went on nationwide general release across Turkey on 26 January 2007 (2007-01-26), was one of the highest-grossing Turkish films of 2007 and was followed by Cool School Camp (2008).
A private education institute on the edge of bankruptcy is about to be closed down. An initially reluctant student body, lured to the institute by the promise of learning in a holiday village, join the staff to stop the closure by entering an inter-school contest in the hope of winning first place and the money to save their school.
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The film was shot on location in Antalya, Turkey.
The film opened on general release in 149 screens across Turkey on 26 January 2007 (2007-01-26) at number two in the Turkish box office chart with an opening weekend gross of US$694,626.
The film was number one at the Turkish box office for two weeks running and was one of the highest grossing Turkish films of 2007 with a total gross of US$4,265,287.
|Date||Territory||Screens||Rank||Opening Weekend||Total Gross|
|26 January 2007||Turkey||149||2||US$694,626||US$4,265,287|
|15 March 2007||Germany||5||-||US$1,776||US$116,915|
|16 March 2007||Austria||2||35||US$301||US$26,840|