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Killing Mr. Griffin (1997)

TV Movie  -   -  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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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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The book was better!
12 September 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was still an ok movie but the book was a lot better.I'm one of those who hate to read a book but in this case I suggest read the book. The movie was still good but when they say based on they mean just the main idea.They left out some pretty good scenes from the book out!They added people and left out others. The acting in this movie was great but the movie could have been better.


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