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Detention: The Siege at Johnson High (1997)

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A former high school student, Jason Copeland, returns to his school to take his revenge on the teachers for failing him out of school.

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Michael W. Watkins (as Michael Watkins)

Writer:

Larry Golin
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ricky Schroder ... Jason Copeland (as Rick Schroder)
Freddie Prinze Jr. ... Aaron Sullivan
Katie Wright ... Samantha Eckert
Alexis Cruz ... Frankie Rodriguez
Patrick Malone ... Travis McGill
Pat Finn ... Mr. Kroft
Troy Bryant Troy Bryant ... Matt Eckert
Renn Woods ... Mrs. McGill (as Ren Woods)
Henry Winkler ... Skip Fine
Michael Flynn ... Sheriff Randall
Kip Niven ... FBI Agent Brown
Curly Green Curly Green ... SWAT Commander Hansen
Christy Summerhays Christy Summerhays ... Margaret Fine
Marcia Dangerfield ... Mrs. Sullivan
Greg Kean ... Deputy Manners
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A former high school student, Jason Copeland, returns to his school to take his revenge on the teachers for failing him out of school.

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Detention: The Siege at Johnson High (1997)(TV) was produced in the same city where Ryan Mouritsen was born and and raised, Sandy, Utah. See more »

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Referenced in The Dirties (2013) See more »

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Very dramtic and suspensful...
27 October 2001 | by neptune_cowSee all my reviews

I thought this movie was great. It was really suspensful. I thought the actors did a great job dramatizing the situation. I can't imagine what it was like to make such a movie knowing that it really happened. Trying to portray the students emotions and actions must have been really challenging. Again, I thought the movie was really good.


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

19 May 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hostage High See more »

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1.33 : 1
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