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Detention: The Siege at Johnson High -- 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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Director:
Writer (WGA):
Larry Golin (written by)
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Release Date:
19 May 1997 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
A former high school student, Jason Copeland, returns to his school to take his revenge on the teachers for failing him out of school. | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Every time I finally stopped crying, something happened to make me cry again See more (17 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Ricky Schroder ... Jason Copeland (as Rick Schroder)

Freddie Prinze Jr. ... Aaron Sullivan

Katie Wright ... Samantha Eckert

Alexis Cruz ... Frankie Rodriguez

Patrick Malone ... Travis McGill

Pat Finn ... Mr. Kroft
Troy Bryant ... Matt Eckert

Renn Woods ... Mrs. McGill (as Ren Woods)

Henry Winkler ... Skip Fine

Michael Flynn ... Sheriff Randall
Kip Niven ... FBI Agent Brown
Curly Green ... SWAT Commander Hansen
Christy Summerhays ... Margaret Fine

Marcia Dangerfield ... Mrs. Sullivan
Greg Kean ... Deputy Manners
Steve Anderson ... Principal Dresser
Lynne Van Dam ... Miss Richards
Joey Miyashima ... Mr. Braddock
Stephanie Allen ... Miss Davis

Charles Metten ... Mr. Milo

Matt Barker ... Willie
Jacque Gray ... Kathy
Andrew Noyes ... Jimmy
Wendy Gardner ... Diana
Rosie Hayes ... Jennifer
Bryan Stewart ... Lanky Kid
Shawn Nottingham ... Deputy Thomas
Sandra Shotwell ... Mimi Copeland
Peter Morse ... SWAT Agent
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nicola Bullock ... Student
Courtney Bridgers ... (uncredited)

Darby ... Student Hostage (uncredited)
Dajon Young ... Student Hostage (uncredited)

Directed by
Michael W. Watkins  (as Michael Watkins)
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Larry Golin (written by)

Produced by
Lori Bradbard .... associate producer
Bernadette Caulfield .... co-producer
Linda Ferrero .... associate producer
Joel Fields .... executive producer
Ardythe Goergens .... co-producer
Leonard Hill .... executive producer
Matthew Loze .... producer (as Matt Loze)
Steve Natt .... producer
 
Original Music by
Brian Adler 
 
Cinematography by
Bill Roe 
 
Film Editing by
Peter B. Ellis 
 
Casting by
Molly Lopata 
 
Production Design by
Corey Kaplan  (as Corey H. Kaplan)
 
Art Direction by
Scott Arneman 
 
Set Decoration by
Lori A. Noyes 
 
Costume Design by
Kathleen A. Wildman 
 
Makeup Department
Ann Montesanto .... key hair stylist
Cheri Montesanto-Medcalf .... key makeup artist
 
Production Management
Bernadette Caulfield .... unit production manager (as Bernie Caulfield)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Martha M. Elcan .... first assistant director (as Martha Elcan)
Bob Lewis .... second assistant director
Rean C. Luttrell .... second second assistant director
 
Art Department
Edward J. Borasch Jr. .... property master (as Ed Borasch Jr.)
John Pollard .... on-set dresser
Phil Tubach .... lead man
 
Sound Department
George R. Groves Jr. .... sound re-recording mixer (as George Groves)
Jeremy Hoenack .... sound re-recording mixer
Rick Hromadka .... sound editor
Rorie D. van Klaveren .... utility sound technician
Ed White .... sound mixer
 
Special Effects by
Michael Lambert .... special effects coordinator
 
Stunts
Kathy Jarvis .... stunts
Fenton Quinn .... stunt coordinator
Fenton Quinn .... stunts
Glade Quinn .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
David J. Butkovich .... key grip
John J. Ellingwood .... first assistant camera (as John Ellingwood)
Sean P. Fickert .... grip
Seth Kotok .... film loader
Jono Kouzouyan .... gaffer
Dennis J. Laine .... camera operator
Brian Louks .... electrician
 
Casting Department
Rosalind Soulam .... location casting
 
Editorial Department
Steven Lang .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Ruth Bird .... music editor
 
Transportation Department
Hedy Phil Balani .... driver generator operator
Geno Hart .... transportation coordinator
Glenn Knowlton .... transportation captain
Ken Plumlee .... transportation captain
Christian G. Ervin .... driver (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Eric Adams .... production associate
Erik Adams .... production assistant
Martin T Askamp .... security officer
Sheralyn Austin-Gagne .... assistant: Mr. Hill
Jennifer Cobb .... production associate
Carey Jones .... assistant production coordinator
Gloria Kirkwood .... production associate
Cynthia Matzger .... production assistant
Mark Merrall .... location coordinator
Christine Moore .... script supervisor
William Sell .... production coordinator (as Bill Sell)
Mike Staheli .... set medic
Ted Ross Stock .... assistant: Mr. Fields
Tom Williams .... location manager
Timothy Winteringham .... production associate
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Hostage High" - USA (DVD title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for violence
Runtime:
93 min | Germany:89 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Trivia:
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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9 out of 19 people found the following review useful.
Every time I finally stopped crying, something happened to make me cry again, 11 October 2003
Author: (vdpanimallover@hotmail.com) from Tennessee, USA

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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