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Killing Mr. Griffin (1997)

TV Movie  |  PG-13  |   |  Thriller, Drama  |  7 April 1997 (USA)
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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... See full summary »

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Mark Kinney
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Dave Ruggles
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Jeff
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Maya
Jennifer Hammon ...
Bree Gunderson
Mindy Spence ...
Tori
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Cordelia Richards ...
Kathy Griffin
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Mr. Griffin
Joan McMurtrey ...
Janet McConnell
Scott Jaeck ...
Vince McConnell
James McDonnell ...
Willy Kinney
Rhonda Dotson ...
Dolly Luna
Joey Zimmerman ...
Nicholas McConnell
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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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Prise d'otage sanglante  »

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Right after the kidnapping, when Susan goes into the candy store; the Boom Mike and its operator can be seen right over Maya's left shoulder in the reflection on the right side of the stores window. See more »

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References The Bohemian Girl (1936) See more »

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Students play a prank on a teacher that goes wrong
23 December 1998 | by (Leidschendam, Holland) – See all my reviews

Although I'm way past the high-school age, I still liked this movie. I do believe that people in high-school would give it a higher grade though.

The actors are alright, the story is alright, but the believable manipulation and "wanting to be part of the crowd" made this movie better than average.

I give it a 7.


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