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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Lois Duncan (novel)
Michael Angeli (teleplay) ...
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Release Date:
7 April 1997 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
There's only one way to make the grade...
Plot:
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 »
User Reviews:
HOW DECISIONS IN OUR LIFE CAN CHANGE EVERYTHING See more (17 total) »

Cast

  (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
(WGA)
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)
 
Stunts
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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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, violence and some sensuality
Runtime:
89 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Goofs:
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 »
Movie Connections:
References Animal House (1978)See more »

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4 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
HOW DECISIONS IN OUR LIFE CAN CHANGE EVERYTHING, 8 February 2004
Author: pik923 from Las Vegas, Nevada

Looking at this film, I am reminded of my life in school, and teenage years when everything seems possible, and nothing could possibly harm us. Invincible, we would dare to do some ridiculous things, take risks that were on the edge of becoming potentially dangerous, maybe even lethal.

This television film tells of this thin line of what is right and wrong, doing on a dare, taking a risk, something goes horribly wrong and these youngsters will have to live with those decisions forever. Youth following the voice of the leader, the basketball star, the budding bigshot.

The young people in the film did a great job in their characters, it is a solid film, and seen through the eyes of one young woman, who is sucked into a world where she thinks it would be cool; oh how one decision can change our life forever.

I think it's more a film for those who survived adolescents, who survived high school and college and can look back and think - oh the mistakes I could have made, wow, some guardian angel must have been sitting on my shoulder.

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