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Detention: The Siege at Johnson High (1997)

A former high school student, Jason Copeland, returns to his school to take his revenge on the teachers for failing him out of school.

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Jason Copeland (as Rick Schroder)
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Aaron Sullivan
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Samantha Eckert
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Frankie Rodriguez
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Travis McGill
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Mr. Kroft
Troy Bryant ...
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Mrs. McGill (as Ren Woods)
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Skip Fine
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Sheriff Randall
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FBI Agent Brown
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SWAT Commander Hansen
Christy Summerhays ...
Margaret Fine
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Mrs. Sullivan
Greg Kean ...
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A former high school student, Jason Copeland, returns to his school to take his revenge on the teachers for failing him out of school.

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Rated R for violence | See all certifications »
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Hostage High  »

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The movie is based on the real-life story of Eric Houston, who went on a rampage at his former high school in Olivehurst, California, in 1992. See more »

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Referenced in The Dirties (2013) See more »

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Every time I finally stopped crying, something happened to make me cry again
11 October 2003 | by (Tennessee, USA) – See all my reviews

I just saw this movie on court tv, and I flicked in on it about twenty minutes into the movie. Every two minutes it seemed I was crying and i think I will be depressed for the rest of my life. But it was a good movie. It was really really good... and sooooo sad.


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