Buena Vista Pictures | Release Date: August 11, 1995
Summary: Based on an incredible true-life story – Michelle Pfeiffer stars as former U.S. Marine LouAnne Johnson, a first-time high school teacher assigned to a class of tough but smart inner city students. When conventional methods fail to reach them, the feisty Ms. Johnson tries the unconventional -- defying the rules and creating her own curriculum. In the process, she instills a new self-confidence in her students -- motivating them toward their greatest potential. (BV Entertainment)
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Runtime: 99 min
Rating: Rated R for language.
Production: Hollywood Pictures
Genres: Drama, Thriller, Crime
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Jul 13, 1999
Director Credit
John N. Smith Director
Writer Credit
LouAnne Johnson Book "My Posse Don't Do Homework"
Ronald Bass Screenplay
Principal Cast Credit
George Dzundza Hal Griffith
Michelle Pfeiffer Louanne Johnson
Cast Credit
Beatrice Winde Mary Benton
Bruklin Harris Callie Roberts
Courtney B. Vance George Grandey
John Neville Waiter
Lorraine Toussaint Irene Roberts
Marcello Thedford Cornelius Bates
Marisela Gonzales Angela
Renoly Santiago Raul Sanchero
Richard Grant Durrell Benton
Roberto Alvarez Gusmaro Rivera
Robin Bartlett Carla Nichols
Toni Nichelle Buzhardt Nikki
Wade Dominguez Emilio Ramirez
Producer Credit
Don Simpson Producer
Jerry Bruckheimer Producer
Kate Guinzburg Executive Producer
Lucas Foster Executive Producer
Sandra Rabins Executive Producer