Overview

After surviving a stabbing by a student, teacher Trevor Garfield moves from New York to Los Angeles. There, he resumes teaching as a substitute teacher. The education system, where violent bullies control the classrooms and the administration is afraid of lawsuits, slowly drives Garfield mad.

  1. Kevin Reynolds

    Director

  2. Scott Yagemann

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Samuel L. Jackson

    Samuel L. Jackson

    Trevor Garfield

  2. John Heard

    John Heard

    Dave Childress

  3. Kelly Rowan

    Kelly Rowan

    Ellen Henry

  4. Clifton Collins Jr.

    Clifton Collins Jr.

    Cesar Sanchez

  5. Tony Plana

    Tony Plana

    Principal Garcia

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Status Released

Release Information

  • July 29, 1997
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 59m

Budget $20,000,000.00

Revenue $5,716,080.00

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