Some students at Runcie prep school form an elite club. The group is implicated in a cheating scandal and one of the club members dies mysteriously. Another member decides to try and discover the dangerous truth about Runcie.

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Mr. Spencer Runcie
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Alex Desineau
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Jetson Harlow (as Gian-Paolo Venuta)
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Demian Carthy
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Baker Salsbury
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John Frazier
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Marcus Faulkner
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Tess
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Smitty Jacobson
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Tom Wilkinson
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Mr. Turner
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Detective Razatos
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Detective Sabrina
Ken James ...
Chief Lloyd Huxley
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Bully #1 (as Daniel Petronijevic)
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Five friends unite to constitute a circle of sneaks and cheaters at a private boys boarding school. A file cabinet containing test papers is found tampered with and the group is implicated as a result of getting top grades for the paper. All A students are brought before the honours council for questioning. One member of the council, Smitty, vows intently to find the cheaters. Someone narcs on one of the Circle, Frazier, who soon expelled. The rest of the Circle agree to give the narc no mercy. They beleive it was Faulkner, also an A student but not a member of the Circle. Faulkner is Alex's roommate; Alex is a member and believes he is innocent. Jetson Harlow, another member, sends Faulkner a fake rejection letter from MIT for revenge. Faulkner ends up dead, his death labelled a suicide. Written by wedgwood

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CAD 5,400,000 (estimated)

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$17,419 (USA) (20 April 2001)

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$661,445 (USA) (25 January 2002)
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The worst teen thriller movie I have ever seen!
17 December 2002 | by See all my reviews

This movie plays like a d-grade TV lunch time movie, that only sick children watch when they stay home from school! It is corny, cliched, predictable and full of errors! They claim the murder victim is black, when he is clearly white! It never goes on to explain what exacly it was that treat williams was doing, it is pointless and stupid throughout! It plays worse than any other teen movie I have ever seen and it should be avoided!


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