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Detention (2003)

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A heroic high school teacher leads a band of students trapped in school by violent drug-runners.

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Chester Lamb
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Gloria Waylon
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Mick Ashton
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Willy Lopez
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Hogie Hogarth (as Chris Collins)
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Hamilton High is no place for a teacher who cares. Teacher Sam Decker doesn't care anymore. He's quitting. Sam marks his last day in the battleground of public education by getting saddled with the detention class after hours, playing warden to a pack of rebellious students, the worst troublemakers in school. But Hamilton High is about to become an all too real battleground when a well-organized group of killers armed with automatic weapons and explosives invade the supposedly deserted school after hours to use it as an operating base for meticulously planned armored car robbery. Led by the brilliant and sadistic Chester Lamb, the invaders are surprised to discover Sam and the kids from the detention room are still inside the school. The hunt is on as the killers ruthlessly stalk the teacher and students through the school's halls and classrooms, while Lamb tracks them on the surveillance cameras, turning the school's security system against his prey. Sam and the kids band together ... Written by Anonymous

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Soldier...teacher...hero! See more »

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Action | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for strong violence and language, and for some drug content | See all certifications »
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5 September 2003 (South Korea)  »

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Detention - Die Lektion heißt Überleben!  »

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CAD 5,000,000 (estimated)
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The screenplay had originally been written in 1993, with Paul Lynch intending to direct. See more »

Quotes

Chester Lamb: Shoot them, Viktor! Shoot them in the bum!
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Referenced in Detention: An Afta' Skool Special (2004) See more »

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Habanera
from "Carmen" written by Georges Biset
By special arrangement of Koka-Media
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It is certainly a cool fun movie.
18 February 2004 | by (Pakistan) – See all my reviews

I just viewed Detention last night and i liked what i saw. It was a cool fun movie.Dolph looked superbly cool on the Bike.He also looked good in this movie as compared to his other recent movies.He is now in a pretty good shape.The story was ok and the other actors were also passable.I wouldn't call this movie his best but its still a good movie.

But it also had its share of Problems. The first one was the way bullets were flying everywhere and even when they were being fired at point blank range they missed the target.They should've had shown the ppl escaping the bullets in a better way. Another problem which i had was the way the students were swearing. I dont know in which school the students can swear in front of their teacher and even in the classroom. The third problem was that the bad guys were very few in numbers. There should've been more bad guys. Last problem was definately the fact that the set looked cheesy , but that was due to the small budget. Overall the movie was a good Movie.I enjoyed it.I would recommend others to watch it. P.S. Now u r a DEAD beat cop. (Some One-liners were also cool)


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