Movie that USA Network used to show during the day in the late 80’s/early 90’s

Have you Seen this movie/Do you know what this movie is?

When I was little USA Network used to show a lot of B films that I’ve never seen or heard of since. I don’t remember a whole heck of a lot about this film but here is what I think the plot is.

A young kid in elementary school takes a picture of an older/tougher kid in the locker room during gym one day. He takes the picture and submits it to a science magazine and the science magazine uses it. The older/tougher kids finds out about it, and the younger kid spends the entire movie avoiding the older/tougher kid as best he can, in fear of the revenge the older/tougher kid will take on him.

There is a scene in the movie where the kid makes fun of an older taller girl with pig tails while out on the playground and she hits him extremely hard in the stomach causing him to throw up.

At the end of the movie the older/tougher kid finally catches up with him and you’re expecting the young kid to get pummeled. The older kid simply hits the younger kid twice, giving him a bloody lip and a bloody nose. An on looker encourages more punishment but the older/tougher kid says, “He’s had enough, we’re even” and walks away.

Anyone have any idea what I’m talking about?

5 thoughts on “Movie that USA Network used to show during the day in the late 80’s/early 90’s

  1. It sounds a lot like the book “The 18th Emergency” by Besty Byars, which was made into an afterschool special called “Psst! Hammerman’s After You!” I don’t know if there is a full-length film version, but what you described sounds EXACTLY like the book. I read the book around 1978, but it is still in print.

  2. Dude! Thank you so much! That’s it! I’m almost positive that is it. I read a synopsis of the film and it brought back a lot of memories! I am going to buy it and find out for sure, but I’m pretty sure that is it!

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