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One Eight Seven (1997)

High school teacher Trevor Garfield is stabbed by bad-boy student. Fifteen months later, he moves to Los-Angeles to the unruly, predominantly Latino school. He has to tame wolf-like ... See full summary »

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Dave Childress
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Ellen Henry
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Cesar Sanchez (as Clifton Gonzalez Gonzalez)
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Principal Garcia
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Rita Martinez
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Benny Chacon
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Larry Hyland
Jonah Rooney ...
Stevie Littleton
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Paco
Ebony Monique Solomon ...
Lakesia
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Barsek (as Yannis Bogris)
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Victor
Martha Velez ...
Mrs. Chacon
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High school teacher Trevor Garfield is stabbed by bad-boy student. Fifteen months later, he moves to Los-Angeles to the unruly, predominantly Latino school. He has to tame wolf-like students. Written by Anonymous

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When schools become war zones and both sides start taking casualties, what then?

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Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for violence, strong language, drug use and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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30 July 1997 (USA)  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,912,400 (USA) (1 August 1997)

Gross:

$5,716,080 (USA) (5 September 1997)
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Trivia

Samuel L. Jackson and Antwon Tanner reunited in Coach Carter (2005). See more »

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In the beginning of the film, Mr. Garfield does a demonstration with a bicycle wheel in order to teach 'centripetal' force. The demonstration is actually used to demonstrate 'conservation of angular momentum'. See more »

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[first lines]
school official: Alright, let's go people, let's go. One minute until tardy lock-down... take your hat off, thank you... let's go, let's go. Everybody move inside, move inside... morning Trevor, good morning. Let's go, get inside... let her go! No smoking - I don't smoke, you don't smoke. Let's go people, today's a *good* day to learn.
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A teacher wrote this movie. See more »

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References The Deer Hunter (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

It's Coming
Written by Dan Grigson
Performed by Grantby
Courtesy of Mo'Wax Recordings/A&M Records Limited, London
By Arrangement with PolyGram Film & TV Licensing
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Kept me riveted
24 November 1998 | by (Metairie, LA) – See all my reviews

I actually stumbled across this movie on premium cable. At first I was only mildly interested in watching it. But before I knew it, I couldn't take my eyes off the screen. It is unusual for me not to figure out the "punchline" to a movie very early on, but this movie didn't allow my mind to even go there. I was very pleasantly surprised by this movie and would recommend it to anyone.


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