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Summary The dedicated but tyrannical Joe Clark is appointed the principal of a decaying inner-city school and he is determined to improve by any and all means.

Lean on Me
Metascore Mixed or Average Based on 13 Critic Reviews
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Summary The dedicated but tyrannical Joe Clark is appointed the principal of a decaying inner-city school and he is determined to improve by any and all means.

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Mixed or Average Based on 13 Critic Reviews
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0% Negative
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Mixed or Average Based on 13 Critic Reviews
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Production Company Norman Twain Productions, Warner Bros.
Release Date Mar 3, 1989
Duration 1 h 48 m
Rating PG-13
Genres
Tagline Eastside High was out of control...until Joe Clark took it back.
Image Awards (NAACP)
• 2 Wins & 4 Nominations
Young Artist Awards
• 1 Win & 4 Nominations
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards
1 Nomination