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The Substitute 2: School's Out (1998)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Thriller  -  3 April 1998 (USA)
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Professional mercenary Karl Thomasson arrives in Brooklyn to attend the funeral of his brother Randall, who was murdered while trying to stop a carjacking that has been blamed on the "... See full summary »

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Danny Bramson
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Randall Thomasson
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Willy
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Dontae (as Larry Gilliard Jr.)
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Keyshawn
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Warren Drummond
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Johnny Bartee
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Sodaboy (as Antonio Lyons)
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Mack Weathers
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Professional mercenary Karl Thomasson arrives in Brooklyn to attend the funeral of his brother Randall, who was murdered while trying to stop a carjacking that has been blamed on the "Brotherhood", a vicious street gang led by "Little B." Karl, who believes there is something more to it, goes undercover as Randall's replacement at Lenthrop High School in Brooklyn, where Randall was a history teacher, so Karl can investigate the Brotherhood. Karl becomes the protector of Randall's daughter Anya when their lives are threatened by whoever is behind the recent string of carjackings, and the plot behind the carjackings runs a lot deeper than the Brotherhood, and the threat is a lot closer to Karl and Anya than they dare to think. Written by Todd Baldridge <sandib@mis.net>

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Rated R for strong violence and language | See all certifications »
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What ties this movie to the previous one is the presence of Joey 6, and Thomasson's mentioning Shale when he meets Joey 6. See more »

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When Drummond shoots Kara he uses a silenced, semi-automatic pistol. He fires three times. There is no recoil and the slide never cycles. If the slide remains stationary the spent casing can't eject, a new round can't be chambered, and the pistol can't fire more than once. See more »

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Joey 6: [Watching Randall's daughter enter a car] Smart money says the real action's in the car with the boyfriend.
Karl Thomasson: [Deadpan] I think the smart money should shut up.
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Follows The Substitute (1996) See more »

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I LIKED IT!
15 December 2004 | by (WILMINGTON, NC) – See all my reviews

This sequel is acceptable in my book. It's not like the typical sequel you would find in others. It's a whole new story, and a whole new ground here. Tom Berenger is not in this one, but the equally interesting Treat Williams fills in the void. He is not boring, nor is he dull. He's just as entertain as if Berenger was.

In this movie, he learned he wasn't the only soldier in the school. He met his match with a tunnelrat janitor, who was a vet himself, and has watch out for non-students.

Thought there was a shady teacher there he had to be dealt with indefinitely. After he killed that beautiful teacher, he really got himself screwed.

Susan May Pratt was my favorite, who played Anya really kicked butt when she found out who killed her father.

This movie was a bit of a sleeper of a hit, but it was a nice follow up to "The Substitute", and it held up well on TV. Rating 2.5 out of 5 stars. 7.5 out of 10.


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