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Writers (WGA):
Lois Duncan (novel)
Michael Angeli (teleplay) ...
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Release Date:
7 April 1997 (USA) See more »
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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... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Scott Bairstow ... Mark Kinney

Amy Jo Johnson ... Susan McConnell

Mario Lopez ... Dave Ruggles

Chris Young ... Jeff

Michelle Williams ... Maya
Jennifer Hammon ... Bree Gunderson
Mindy Spence ... Tori

Maitland Ward ... Candice Lee
Cordelia Richards ... Kathy Griffin

Jay Thomas ... Mr. Griffin
Joan McMurtrey ... Janet McConnell
Scott Jaeck ... Vince McConnell
James McDonnell ... Willy Kinney
Rhonda Dotson ... Dolly Luna
Joey Zimmerman ... Nicholas McConnell
Laura Owens ... Amy Kinney

Dennis Redfield ... Substitute

Denise Dowse ... Det. Pruitt
Richard Marion ... Mr. Bontley

Paul Linke ... Coach
Lucy Lin ... Newscaster
Katie Johnston ... Pajama Queen
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Roy Samuelson ... High School Student (uncredited)

Directed by
Jack Bender 
Writing credits
Lois Duncan (novel)

Michael Angeli (teleplay) and
Kathleen Rowell (teleplay)

Produced by
Suzy Beugen .... produced by
Willard Carroll .... executive producer
Bonnie Raskin .... executive producer
Thomas L. Wilhite .... executive producer (as Tom Wilhite)
Chris Young .... co-producer
Original Music by
Christophe Beck 
Cinematography by
David Geddes (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Mark Melnick 
Casting by
Robin Lippin 
Production Design by
Richard Sawyer 
Set Decoration by
Linda Allen 
Costume Design by
Judy Truchan 
Makeup Department
Emily Katz .... key make up artist (as Emily E. Katz)
Susan Kelber .... key hair stylist
Roseanne McIlvane .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Lisa Rocco .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Production Management
Rick Blumenthal .... unit production manager
Joseph Dervin Jr. .... executive in charge of post production
James R. McGee .... executive in charge of production
Richard Winnie .... post production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
C.C. Barnes .... second second assistant director
Matthew J. Clark .... first assistant director (as Matthew Clark)
W. Thomas Snyder .... second assistant director (as Tom Snyder)
Art Department
Barbara Benz .... property master
Christopher Kennedy .... leadman
Roger Kelton .... construction coordinator (uncredited)
Mari Phillips .... on-set dresser (uncredited)
Sound Department
Walter Anderson .... production sound mixer
Don Digirolamo .... re-recording mixer
David E. Fluhr .... re-recording mixer (as David Fluhr)
Adam Jenkins .... re-recording mixer
Joe Melody .... supervising sound editor
Oliver Barth .... dialogue editor (uncredited)
Bob Costanza .... sound editor (uncredited)
Tommy Goodwin .... foley mixer (uncredited)
Wally Crowder .... stunt coordinator
Shawn Crowder .... stunt double (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Rick Davidson .... camera operator
Rick Davidson .... steadicam
Chris Morley .... gaffer
Paul Threlkeld .... key grip
William E. Fitch .... best boy grip (uncredited)
Brian Kinzey .... electrician (uncredited)
Ronald A. Miller .... grip (uncredited)
Casting Department
Kris Loughlin .... casting associate
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Karen Hudson .... wardrobe supervisor
Editorial Department
J. Randolph Harrison .... assistant editor (as Randy Harrison)
Music Department
Nino Centurion .... music editor
Robert J. Kral .... additional music by
Jonathan Palmer .... music supervisor
Mary Oatman .... music supervisor (uncredited)
Alicen Catron Schneider .... music supervisor (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Ed Tucker .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Laura Boland .... assistant: Ms. Raskin
SueEllen Clair .... assistant production coordinator
Robert C. Decker .... location manager (as Robert Decker)
Penny Franks .... production coordinator
Hilary Momberger .... script supervisor
Susan Pearce .... production accountant
Louis Farah .... supervising medic (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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Additional Details

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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, violence and some sensuality
89 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Continuity: 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 Animal House (1978)See more »


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6 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Too good to be true., 19 July 2000
Author: Skippy-60 from Erin, Ontario

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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