An improvisational take on the high school experience, told from the educators' point-of-view.




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Credited cast:
Troy Schremmer ...
Mr. Lowrey
Janelle Schremmer ...
Coach Webb
Shannon Haragan ...
Mrs. Reddell
Chris Mass ...
Mr. Stroope
Jeff Guerrero ...
Mr. Guerrero
Jerry Jarmon ...
Mr. Jarmon
Kaytea Brock ...
Miss Brock (as Katie Brock)
Dan Eggleston ...
Mr. Eggleston
Glen Lewis ...
Coach Lewis
Wendy Campbell ...
Mrs. Campbell
Jacqueline Seaborn ...
Mrs. Townsend
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Carlye Bonner ...
Math Teacher
Greg Wise ...
Carlos Hernandez


Life in the trenches of that most honorable and frustrating profession...teaching. It's the start of a memorable new year at Harrison High. The self-conscious Mr. Stroope is convinced that his time has come - this year he will be furnished with the golden title of "Teacher of the Year," if only his smarter students would stop using words that he can't understand. Peek into Mr. Lowrey's History class and you'll see that he's struggling to even call himself a teacher. Woefully inept due to a complete lack of experience and social skills, he earnestly stutters his way through class. The only interaction his students offer him is when they steal his chalk. Men aren't much interested in the spunky and officious Coach Webb, but "not all P.E. teachers are gay" and she pines for some romantic company. Her once best friend, the newly appointed assistant principal, Mrs. Reddell, doesn't seem to have time for her either, as her new power post is all-consuming; battling egos, enduring teacher ... Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for some language | See all certifications »




Release Date:

11 April 2007 (USA)  »

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$10,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$8,289 (USA) (22 June 2007)


$300,633 (USA) (28 September 2007)

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1.85 : 1
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conflicting feelings
24 May 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

While this is, I think, an excellent film, the way the teachers are portrayed, and the culture within the school is hard to believe.

If this is accurate in terms of the skills the teachers have and the hostile culture within the administration, it is overwhelmingly disturbing. It makes me sad for our future.

Perhaps it is a tribute to how good a movie this is that is stirred up this strong of a response... nothing about it makes me excited or hopeful for the institution or the process. Many teachers I know do evoke these feelings in me, and I hope, in the classroom. So this creates a sort of cloud of conflicted emotions for me.

More than worth watching, just curious if anyone has the same sense.

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