MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 942 this week

The Substitute 2: School's Out (1998)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Action, Thriller  |  3 April 1998 (USA)
5.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.0/10 from 1,916 users  
Reviews: 32 user | 7 critic

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 »

Director:

Writers:

(characters), (characters), 3 more credits »
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

Free at IMDb

WATCH NOW
ON DISC

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 671 titles
created 03 Jun 2012
 
a list of 204 titles
created 27 Jun 2012
 
a list of 1175 titles
created 15 Nov 2012
 
a list of 5996 titles
created 08 Jun 2013
 
a list of 37 titles
created 05 Sep 2013
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Substitute 2: School's Out (TV Movie 1998)

The Substitute 2: School's Out (TV Movie 1998) on IMDb 5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Substitute 2: School's Out.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Substitute (TV Movie 1993)
Thriller | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A high school substitute English teacher resorts to murder to protect her murderous dark past while seducing a student whom begins to suspect her true identity.

Director: Martin Donovan
Stars: Amanda Donohoe, Dalton James, Natasha Gregson Wagner
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

After a botched mission in Cuba, professional mercenary Shale and his crew Joey Six, Hollan, Rem, and Wellman head home to Miami, Florida, where Shale is reunited with his fiance Jane ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Mandel
Stars: Tom Berenger, Raymond Cruz, William Forsythe
Comedy | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

6th Grade gets a new substitute teacher. She wants to train the class for an international competition in Paris. But something isn't right. How is she able read kids' minds? Why is she so ... See full summary »

Director: Ole Bornedal
Stars: Paprika Steen, Ulrich Thomsen, Jonas Wandschneider
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

At a college visit to a war buddy's professor daughter, mercenary Treat Williams finds her brutally beaten. He then poses as a teacher to teach a lesson to the football jocks responsible.

Director: Robert Radler
Stars: Treat Williams, David Jensen, Barbara Jane Reams
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

An undercover policeman must infiltrate a military school's faculty to cease the actions of white supremacists.

Director: Robert Radler
Stars: Treat Williams, Angie Everhart, Patrick Kilpatrick
The Principal (1987)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A teacher is assigned to be the principal of a violence and crime ridden high school.

Director: Christopher Cain
Stars: James Belushi, Louis Gossett Jr., Rae Dawn Chong
The Johnsons (1992)
Adventure | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

According to an ancient Indian tale a giant monster embryo residing in a crystal vase is predetermined to fertilize a blue-eyed woman. She will give birth to something evil to unleash ... See full summary »

Director: Rudolf van den Berg
Stars: Monique van de Ven, Esmée de la Bretonière, Kenneth Herdigein
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A father (Williams) suspects his son (Jackson) to be a murderer...or is he just paranoid and trying to cover up his own past which involves his wife being killed in a fire?

Director: Wayne Powers
Stars: Treat Williams, Linda Hamilton, Jonathan Jackson
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

When Steve Mitchell is clandestinely sent to the US embassy in Bucharest, Romania to disarm a nuclear bomb that has secretly remained in the building since the end of the Cold War, little ... See full summary »

Director: Gustavo Graef Marino
Stars: Peter Weller, Daryl Hannah, Tom Berenger
Dead Heat (1988)
Action | Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Two cops are brought back to life to chase down supernatural criminals.

Director: Mark Goldblatt
Stars: Treat Williams, Joe Piscopo, Lindsay Frost
Texan (TV Short 1994)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A retired pilot finds out his young wife is lying to him, hiding a meeting with a military man, withdrawing money from the bank...

Director: Treat Williams
Stars: Dabney Coleman, Dana Delany, Brian Doyle-Murray
Fast Lane to Vegas (Video 2000)
Adventure | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Zack and Brian are on their way to Las Vegas. On the way they are confronted with a bevy of sex hungry females: a stripper, aliens, Mexican senoritas, etc. Despite all these distractions ... See full summary »

Director: John Quinn
Stars: Renee Rea, Tracy Ryan, Stephen Harvard
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Danny Bramson
...
Randall Thomasson
...
Willy
...
Anya Thomasson
...
Kara Lavelle
Owen Stadele ...
Joel
...
Dontae (as Larry Gilliard Jr.)
...
Keyshawn
...
Mase
Angel David ...
Joey 6
...
Warren Drummond
...
Johnny Bartee
...
Sodaboy (as Antonio Lyons)
Paul Lazar ...
Mack Weathers
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Action | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and language | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

3 April 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Substitute II  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

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 »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Karl Thomasson: [holds up a yo-yo] what do you think this is?
Dontae: It's just a simple toy man
[starts drinking from a large bottle]
Karl Thomasson: To you it is. But back in 1500 in the Philippines it was a weapon
[lashes out with the yo-yo and smashes the bottle Dontae is drinking from]
See more »

Connections

Follows The Substitute (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

School's Out
Written by Alice Cooper, Glen Buxton, Michael Bruce, Dennis Dunaway and Neal Smith
Performed by Alice Cooper
Courtesy of Columbia Records
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
the movie was OK but IMDb's plot summary...
15 March 2005 | by (Joshua Tree, CA, USA) – See all my reviews

First of all, Treat Williams character is named 'Karl Thomasson' NOT 'John Shale' as alluded to in the 'plot summary'. John Shale was Tom Berenger's character's name in the original 'substitute'. Get with it IMDb. As for the movie... it is OK if you like bad guys getting theirs. if you like Treat Williams it is very good. overall I would rate the movie a 6-7. ( I like Treat, Hair is an outstanding movie and I hate musicals.) If you have not seen 'Hair', do so. Its a really great movie about the lengths friends will go for each other. see 'Substitute' only if there's nothing else on or you're a Treat Williams fan. All 4 'Substitute' movies are basically the same plot. Mercenary takes offense at the treatment of others at the hands of thugs and takes matters into his own hands to make the bad guys pay.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
The song during the drive by link_128
WHAT SONG IS THIS? AUDIO_BOY
What happened to the killer?!?!?!?!? EddieLarge
Some obvious straight to video flaws in this film... nesluver2
Marvel reference AJSZodiac
The best movie of the franchise anthony-maurizio
Discuss The Substitute 2: School's Out (1998) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?