Overview

Former Marine Louanne Johnson lands a gig teaching in a pilot program for bright but underachieving teens at a notorious inner-city high school. After having a terrible first day, she decides she must throw decorum to the wind. When Johnson returns to the classroom, she does so armed with a no-nonsense attitude informed by her military training and a fearless determination to better the lives of her students -- no matter what the cost.

  1. John N. Smith

    Director

  2. LouAnne Johnson

    Novel

  3. Ronald Bass

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Michelle Pfeiffer

    Michelle Pfeiffer

    Louanne Johnson

  2. George Dzundza

    George Dzundza

    Hal Griffith

  3. Courtney B. Vance

    Courtney B. Vance

    George Grandey

  4. Robin Bartlett

    Robin Bartlett

    Carla Nichols

  5. John Neville

    John Neville

    Waiter

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Status Released

Release Information

  • August 11, 1995
    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 39m

Budget $23,000,000.00

Revenue $179,519,401.00

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