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Writer (WGA):
Barry Morrow (written by)
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Release Date:
22 March 1996 (USA) See more »
A dream can make all the difference under the sun.
A bunch of high school misfits in Hawaii, introduced by their new teacher, attend a science fair in... See more » | Add synopsis »
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A Great Movie!!! See more (26 total) »


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Directed by
Charles T. Kanganis 
Writing credits
Barry Morrow (written by)

Produced by
Richard Heus .... producer
Barry Morrow .... producer
David Nichols .... executive producer
Herb Squires .... co-producer
Beau St. Clair .... associate producer
Original Music by
Graeme Revell 
Cinematography by
David Burr (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Wendy Greene Bricmont 
Casting by
Sharon Bialy 
Anne Johns 
Production Design by
Owen Paterson 
Art Direction by
Richard Hobbs 
Michelle McGahey 
Set Decoration by
Lea Worth 
Costume Design by
Margot Wilson 
Makeup Department
Mary Burton .... makeup artist
Production Management
Laura J. Medina .... production manager: Hawaii
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Richard Heus .... second unit director
Matthew B. Locey .... second assistant director: Hawaii
Andrew Power .... third assistant director
Art Department
Simon Clayton .... set finisher
Nicki Gardiner .... set dresser
Matt Leary .... painter
Sarah Light .... set designer
Catherine Mansill .... assistant art director
Andy Robinson .... painter
Eric Todd .... scenic artist
Philip Worth .... construction coordinator
Chela Fiorini .... art department production assistant (uncredited)
Sound Department
David Franklin Bergad .... sound editor
Mark Levinson .... adr supervisor
Kyrsten Mate .... sound designer (as Kyrsten Mate Comoglio)
John Nutt .... supervising sound editor
David Parker .... sound re-recording mixer
Richard Quinn .... dialogue editor
Dan Wallin .... sound re-recording mixer
Brian Williams .... sound designer
Special Effects by
Leo Henry .... special effects technician
Norman McGeoch .... special effects technician
Peter 'Babylon' Owens .... vehicle builder/propmaker
Visual Effects by
Enid Dalkoff .... digital artist
Marc Scott .... digital compositor
Nash Edgerton .... stunts
Colin C.L. Fong .... stunt coordinator
Tony Lynch .... stunt performer
Dale Radomski .... stunts
Gavin Wild .... stunt driver
Camera and Electrical Department
Ben Alcott .... video playback
Jasin Boland .... still photographer
John Breslin .... first assistant camera
Phil Cross .... director of photography: second unit (as Philip M. Cross)
Ross Emery .... camera operator
Matt Inglis .... electrician
Mike Kelly .... camera operator: "b" camera
Mike Kelly .... first assistant camera
Danny Lockett .... grip
Rob Marsh .... clapper loader
Damian Wyvill .... camera operator: second unit
Casting Department
Jane Dawkins .... extras casting assistant
Editorial Department
Andrew Blustain .... assistant editor
Carolyn Calvert .... assistant editor (as Carolyn Horton)
Claudio Sepulveda .... colorist: Video 8 Broadcast
Music Department
Alex Gibson .... music editor
Mark Green .... music editor
Gary Jones .... executive music producer
Norman Ludwin .... musician (bass)
Dan Wallin .... score mixer
Brian Williams .... music designer
Joshua Winget .... music editor
Transportation Department
Darren Loveday .... picture car coordinator
Tapio Piitulainen .... picture car coordinator
Paul Sullivan .... driver: Halle Berry
Other crew
Ronald Arthur Baker .... caterer
Jason Bath .... production secretary
Kerry Fetzer .... caterer
Steven R. Kutcher .... entomologist
Terry Lee .... helicopter pilot
Reza Mokhtar .... catering assistant
Arwen Munro .... production secretary
Kevin Plummer .... production accountant
Amanda Scarano .... production coordinator: Los Angeles
Sheilah Sullivan .... accountant: second unit
Pamela Willis .... script supervisor
Scott Allen Logan .... location scout (uncredited)

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
Rated PG for mild language and a brief incident of teen drinking
100 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
SDDS (8 channels)

Did You Know?

At the science fair, Marco calls the students from the competing team mahu(s) which is the Hawaiian word for homosexuals.See more »
Continuity: When introducing herself to the students, Ms. Beecher prints her name on the blackboard. It repeatedly changes between printed and cursive throughout the scene.See more »
Send Me On My WaySee more »


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A Great Movie!!!, 6 August 2005
Author: tristen12_34 from United States

I saw this movie some time ago and it has stuck with me. Even though it was fictional, it was a heartwarming story. It just goes to show you what can happen when people pull together, even though you are from different heritages and backgrounds. I would recommend this to everyone, young or old. We could all learn from these kids. It is one that I will definitely purchase for my home collection. I loved the beautiful scenery too. Halle Berry, James Belushi and the rest of the cast are just terrific. If you ever wanted to see a movie that left you rooting for the underdog, this is the one to watch. I don't think you would be disappointed at all.

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