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Killing Mr. Griffin (1997)

PG-13 | | Thriller, Drama | TV Movie 7 April 1997
The high school students didn't mean to kill Mr. Griffin. They wanted to make him suffer. But when their mean English teacher turns up dead, they have to find out who killed them before the... See full summary »

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Jack Bender

Writers:

Lois Duncan (novel), Michael Angeli (teleplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Scott Bairstow ... Mark Kinney
Amy Jo Johnson ... Susan McConnell
Mario Lopez ... Dave Ruggles
Chris Young ... Jeff
Michelle Williams ... Maya
Jennifer Hammon Jennifer Hammon ... Bree Gunderson
Mindy Spence Mindy Spence ... Tori
Maitland Ward ... Candice Lee
Cordelia Richards Cordelia Richards ... Kathy Griffin
Jay Thomas ... Mr. Griffin
Joan McMurtrey ... Janet McConnell
Scott Jaeck ... Vince McConnell
James McDonnell James McDonnell ... Willy Kinney
Rhonda Dotson Rhonda Dotson ... Dolly Luna
Joey Zimmerman ... Nicholas McConnell
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Storyline

The high school students didn't mean to kill Mr. Griffin. They wanted to make him suffer. But when their mean English teacher turns up dead, they have to find out who killed them before the police arrests them all. Written by Adam Hakari <spotlite@disocver-net.net>

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Thriller | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, violence and some sensuality | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 April 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Prise d'otage sanglante See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The outside scenes of the high school and the quad/lunch area were filmed at Calabasas High School in Calabasas, California ... real juniors and seniors from the school were used as extras (volunteer) on a Saturday and Sunday during the filming ... See more »

Goofs

Right after the kidnapping, when Susan goes into the candy store; the Boom Mike and its operator can be seen right over Maya's left shoulder in the reflection on the right side of the stores window. See more »

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References Animal House (1978) See more »

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dont even waste your time
9 July 2003 | by LorrSJSee all my reviews

As bad as a movie can get.

the acting was truly terrible, and it didnt help that i saw this on dvd, and nearly every 15 minutes the screen faded in and out like the cheesy tv movie it was.

no suspense, no action, no real drama. i wasted over an hour of my life, for a movie that was classified as horror!

actually horror is a good word to describe this waste of time.


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