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Killing Mr. Griffin (1997)

PG-13 | | Thriller, Drama | TV Movie 7 April 1997
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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
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Bree Gunderson
Mindy Spence ...
Tori
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Mr. Griffin
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Janet McConnell
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Vince McConnell
James McDonnell ...
Willy Kinney
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Dolly Luna
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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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7 April 1997 (USA)  »

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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 Net (1995) See more »

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Great TV Movie
17 March 2002 | by (texas) – See all my reviews

This movie was a great TV movie staring a young cast of then unknowns. I loved this cast because they made the movie even more of a thrill ride. Michelle Williams, what is there to say about her except her role as Maya was superb. Mario Lopez stepped into the role of Dave and made it wonderful. And Amy Jo Johnson of Felicity and Power Rangers fame made the role of Susan stunning. Scott Bairstow, Maitland Ward, Jay Thomas, and Chris Young also star.

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