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Toy Soldiers (1991)

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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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$10,000,000 (estimated)

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$15,073,942 (USA)
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Trivia

Jerry Orbach plays a similar character in the film, F/X playing a mobster in that film as well as this one. Mason Adams who also appeared in F/X also plays a similar character to the FBI agent he plays in that film in this one as well. See more »

Goofs

When Cali fires his pistol at the Soldiers trying to get into the headmaster's office while holding onto Billy, there are more shots heard than are actually fired. See more »

Quotes

Headmaster: Try not to laugh.
Dean Parker: I'm trying.
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21 July 2002 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

This is really good. Original ideas in the film and a great terrorist action film. Only second to die hard and die hard with a vengeance, this film has suspense and a good plot. I would recommend it to anyone with a taste in films like mine; Action, terrorism and gangster/mafia.


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