Overall Rank: 8082
Average Rating: 2.4/4
# of Ratings: 88
Theatrical Release Date: 08/11/1995
Genre: Biography, Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: John N. Smith
Actors: Michelle Pfeiffer, George Dzundza, Courtney B. Vance, Robin Bartlett, Beatrice Winde, Lorraine Toussaint
Plot: An ex-marine becomes a first-time teacher to a tough, intelligent class at a Northern California inner-city school. When conventional methods fail to reach them, she decides a new self-taught curriculum will work better. -- Chris Kavan
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Yojimbo - wrote on 12/09/2012
A teacher in "the ghetto" wins the trust and respect of her class of "homies". Absolutely laughable exploitative drivel.
Freddie - wrote on 11/24/2008
Even though I saw this a long time ago, from what I remember this was a really good movie.
Allison - wrote on 12/22/2007
Nice and inspiring. I think this is the movie where a girl is holding a copy of Rita Hayworth's biography. I had just read it several months before. Michelle Pfeiffer is tough and sweet and this is a surprisingly good movie that works better than expected.
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