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Toy Soldiers (1991)

R  |   |  Action, Drama, Thriller  |  26 April 1991 (USA)
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When terrorists seize control of a boarding school, a group of troublemaking boys decide to resist them.

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Billy Tepper is the leader of a group of rebellious boys at The Regis School. He has already been expelled from three prominent private schools. His best friend, Joey Trotta, is the son of the Head of the New York Mafia; Billy, all their friends and many other kids at the school have equally influential and prominent, if more law-abiding, parents. When Luis Cali's father is put in jail, he heads for the Regis School to put the son of the judge in charge of the case under hostage, only to find he has been removed. However, once he realises who the parents of the rest are, he decides the entire student body of the Regis School would be an even better bargaining chip. Written by Liz Jordan <c9310494@alinga.newcastle.edu.au>

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Misfits. Underachievers. Rebels. The boys of The Regis School have been kicked out of the best prep schools in America. Terrorists just took over the campus. Now years of bad behavior are about to pay off. See more »

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Action | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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26 April 1991 (USA)  »

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$15,073,942 (USA)
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The "bathroom" off the dining hall isn't actually a bathroom, it's a closet. See more »

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When the terrorists first arrive at the school, and the American terrorist enters the cafeteria and shoots at the ceiling, you can see the dust drop from the ceiling before he actually fires the gun. See more »

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Jonathan "Snuffy" Bradberry: Man, this stuff is great. It's opening up my lungs, it's making me breathe easier.
Ricardo Montoya: Evidently it's making you fart easier, too.
Jonathan "Snuffy" Bradberry: I didn't fart.
Ricardo Montoya: It's the first rule of prep school etiquette. When you're in a basement with no windows, don't fart.
Jonathan "Snuffy" Bradberry: No, the first rule of prep school etiquette is to pretend you're asleep when your roommate's beating off.
Henry "Hank" Giles, III: No, the first rule of prep school etiquette is to wait until your roommate falls asleep before beating off.
Jonathan "Snuffy" Bradberry: Was that a personal remark directed at me,...
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5 May 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I think that Toy Soldiers is an excellent movie. It's one of the only movies that, aside from some well known actors, has an unknown cast that can actually act. In my opinion, the plot is captivating. It keeps your attention without having an outrageous story that couldn't possibly happen in real life. I think that everyone would enjoy this movie. Sean Astin always seems to pick the perfect movies to be in that showcase his talent. He's very underrated and doesn't get the recognition that he deserves. Other movies that he has been in other actors have been in the spotlight but this movie and Rudy really showcase him because he is the main character in both. I hope that he someday gets the accolades he deserves for his acting. If you want to see a great movie you need to check this one out and if you are a Sean Astin fan you will definitely like this movie.


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