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Toy Soldiers (1991)

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A group of troublemaking boys decide to take a stand when terrorists seize control of their boarding school.

Director:

Daniel Petrie Jr.

Writers:

William P. Kennedy (novel), Daniel Petrie Jr. (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sean Astin ... Billy Tepper
Wil Wheaton ... Joey Trotta
Keith Coogan ... Snuffy Bradberry
Andrew Divoff ... Luis Cali
R. Lee Ermey ... General Kramer
Mason Adams ... Deputy Director Brown
Denholm Elliott ... Headmaster
Louis Gossett Jr. ... Dean Parker
George Perez ... Ricardo Montoya
T.E. Russell ... Hank Giles
Shawn Phelan Shawn Phelan ... Derek
Michael Champion ... Jack Thorpe
Tracy Brooks Swope ... Jennifer (voice)
Max Manwell Max Manwell ... HRT Commander
Joe Inscoe Joe Inscoe ... Agent Grimes
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Storyline

Billy Tepper is the leader of a group of rebellious boys at The Regis School. He has already been expelled from three prominent private schools. His best friend, Joey Trotta, is the son of the Head of the New York Mafia; Billy, all their friends and many other kids at the school have equally influential and prominent, if more law-abiding, parents. When Luis Cali's father is put in jail, he heads for the Regis School to put the son of the judge in charge of the case under hostage, only to find he has been removed. However, once he realises who the parents of the rest are, he decides the entire student body of the Regis School would be an even better bargaining chip. Written by Liz Jordan <c9310494@alinga.newcastle.edu.au>

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The students of Regis Academy have been kicked out of the best prep schools in America. Now, terrorists have taken the campus...and years of bad behavior are about to pay off. See more »

Genres:

Action | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish | Italian

Release Date:

26 April 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A terror iskolája See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,182,300, 28 April 1991

Gross USA:

$15,073,942

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$15,073,942
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

When the Sheriff tells the Deputies to get their shotguns and get in the back of his car, the car is in the driveway in plain sight of the men in the tower. So when he says he's alone and unarmed, clearly he's not. See more »

Goofs

The bathroom door appears to open both ways even though the jamb has a stop; in fact, it's a double door. See more »

Quotes

Headmaster: Try not to laugh.
Dean Parker: I'm trying.
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Alternate Versions

German Video-Version was cut in 2 places, probably in order to get a 16-Rating. The final headshot and a bloody back view of the terroists in the tower being killled by the Apache. TV-Version features the same cuts. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Motormouth: Episode #4.6 (1991) See more »

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Another good underratd movie
4 April 2002 | by ADOZER200See all my reviews

This is one of those movies that are very underrated. Again i am voting for an underrated movie. This movie has a good story line, maybe a bit farfetched but it could happen. Sean Astin(one of my favorite actors) again shows us a good performance. The guy does a great job in acting but never gets recognized for his roles. He has done well since the goonies. Not only him but Louis Gosset JR. does a swell job. I thought maybe this movie would have made more money in theaters but who cares about money anyways. All around this is a good movie that will have you at the edge of your seat at times and the plot will keep the movie moving itself. I enjoyed this movie and hopefully the rest of you will as well.


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