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Killing Mr. Griffin (1997)

PG-13 | | Thriller, Drama | TV Movie 7 April 1997
The high school students didn't mean to kill Mr. Griffin. They wanted to make him suffer. But when their mean English teacher turns up dead, they have to find out who killed them before the... See full summary »

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The high school students didn't mean to kill Mr. Griffin. They wanted to make him suffer. But when their mean English teacher turns up dead, they have to find out who killed them before the police arrests them all. Written by Adam Hakari <spotlite@disocver-net.net>

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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, violence and some sensuality | See all certifications »

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The outside scenes of the high school and the quad/lunch area were filmed at Calabasas High School in Calabasas, California ... real juniors and seniors from the school were used as extras (volunteer) on a Saturday and Sunday during the filming ... See more »

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When Susan and Dave are talking after rock climbing, Dave's cup changes from his right hand to his left, and back again, between shots. See more »

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References The Net (1995) See more »

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Too good to be true.
19 July 2000 | by (Erin, Ontario) – See all my reviews

I must say that this was one of the finest made for TV movies I have ever seen. It was a part of the post Scream teen movie boom, but this one was actually good (unlike I've Been Waiting For You" and "Teaching Mrs. Tingle") The acting was surprisingly good by the cast of up and comers (it was great to see Michelle Williams pre Dawson's Creek) the script was intense and the direction made us feel we were part of the scheme. If you liked "I Know What You Did Last Summer" (both movies were based on the books by Lois Duncan) you'll get a kick out of this one too. It's not a slasher story, but a story about covering up secrets and how they can ruin your life. Amy Jo Johnson is terrific in the lead, and Scott Bairstow is creepy and sinister. This was a good movie. Too good to be a TV movie. It should have at least got a limited theatrical release!


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