A Matter of Degrees

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A Matter of Degrees
A Matter of Degrees poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byW.T. Morgan
Produced byRoy Kissin
Randall Poster
Screenplay byRandall Poster
Jack Mason
W.T. Morgan
StarringZa Za Dupre
Arye Gross
Tom Sizemore
Wendell Pierce
Judith Hoag
Sarah Bork
CinematographyPaul Ryan
Edited byCurtiss Clayton
Backbeat Productions
Fox Lorber Features
Distributed by20th Century Fox
Release date
Running time
88 minutes
CountryUnited States

A Matter of Degrees is a 1990 American comedy film directed by W.T. Morgan and written by Randall Poster, Jack Mason and W.T. Morgan. The film stars Za Za Dupre, Arye Gross, Tom Sizemore, Wendell Pierce, Judith Hoag and Sarah Bork. The film was released on September 13, 1991, by 20th Century Fox.[1][2]



  • Za Za Dupre as Baby Max
  • Arye Gross as Maxwell Glass
  • Tom Sizemore as Zeno Stefanos
  • Wendell Pierce as Wells Dennard
  • Judith Hoag as Kate Blum
  • Sarah Bork as Cynthia
  • Margaret Stassa as Lisa
  • Tom Gilroy as The Scuzz
  • Jim Dunbar as Frank Dell
  • Benny Benowitz as Smart Student
  • John Doe as Peter Downs
  • Harry Cooper as Babe
  • Christina Haag as Isabelle Allen
  • Michael Imperioli as Zeno's Assistant
  • Michael Balcanoff as Professor Eliot Eastman
  • Fred Schneider as Moonboy
  • Kate Pierson as Bambi
  • Gilbert McCauley as Roger
  • Kate Mailer as Nan
  • Wayne Chou as Stu
  • John F. Kennedy Jr. as Guitar Playing Romeo
  • Hope Nicholls as Band Leader
  • Fetchin' Bones as The Band
  • Jon Campbell as Swede
  • Brian Smiar as Dean Simon
  • Duncan B. Putney as Yuppie Student
  • George Gund IV as Student Server
  • Annette Miller as Mrs. Glass
  • Sanford Odets as Mr. Glass
  • Patricia Pellows as Aunt Bernice
  • Joseph R. Paolino as Graduation Speaker


  1. ^ Maslin, Janet (1991-09-13). "Movie Review - A Matter of Degrees - Review/Film; Hippiedom to Lawyerdom". NYTimes.com. Retrieved 2015-11-21.
  2. ^ "Matter of Degrees, A (1990) - Overview". TCM.com. Retrieved 2015-11-21.

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