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Rated
PG-13
Runtime 108 min
Ratings
69% critics Rotten Tomatoes
85% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Age 15+ Common Sense Media
Genre Drama
Release 03/03/89
Actors Morgan Freeman, Beverly Todd, Robert Guillaume, Alan North
Directors John G. Avildsen
An arrogant and unorthodox teacher returns as principal to the idyllic high school from which he had earlier been fired to find it a den of drug abuse, gang violence, and urban despair. Eventually his successful but unorthodox methods lead to a clash with city officials that threatens to undo all his efforts. Based on a true story.
Genre Drama
Release 03/03/89
Actors Morgan Freeman, Beverly Todd, Robert Guillaume, Alan North
Directors John G. Avildsen
An arrogant and unorthodox teacher returns as principal to the idyllic high school from which he had earlier been fired to find it a den of drug abuse, gang violence, and urban despair. Eventually his successful but unorthodox methods lead to a clash with city officials that threatens to undo all his efforts. Based on a true story.