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Dangerous Minds

Dangerous Minds(1995)

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Brief Synopsis

Former Marine LouAnne Johnson leaves an officer's commission and a nine-year military career to pursue her dream of becoming an English teacher. But while earning her credentials at a Northern California high school, she is assigned to a group of students who change her life forever. And she changes theirs. Although each of her charges exhibits a seemingly inpenetrable facade, these kids are desperate to connect with someone who cares about them. As their new instructor, the feisty Ms. Johnson defies all the rules, creates her own curriculum and instructs this class of tough, inner-city teenagers from college-level texts. Frustrated that her students, whose standardized test scores range from average to excellent, have come to accept failure as a way of life, she cajoles and tricks them, even bribes them, into learning. More important, she loves them and helps them to believe in themselves, in their spirit and their potential.

Cast & Crew

John N Smith Director
Michelle Pfeiffer Louanne Johnson
George Dzundza Hal Griffith
Courtney B. Vance Mr George Grandey
Lorraine Toussaint Irene Roberts
Robin Bartlett Ms Carla Nichols
Beatrice Winde Mary Benton
Renoly Santiago Raul Sanchero
Wade Dominguez Emilio Ramirez
Bruklin Harris Callie Roberts
Marcello Thedford Cornelius Bates
Roberto Alvarez Gusmaro Rivera
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MPAA Ratings:  R Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  1995 Production Date: 
Color/B&W:  Distributions Co:  Walt Disney Studios Distribution
Sound:  Production Co:  .....Production Company, Jerry Bruckheimer Films .....Production Company, Hollywood Pictures .....Production Company, Bald Eagle Sound Inc .....Production Company, Warner Hollywood Studios .....Production Company, Central Casting, Inc. .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, Cinema Research Corporation .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, Technicolor .....Production Company, Panavision, Ltd. .....Production Company, Eastman Film .....Production Company, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International .....Theatrical Distributor, Buena Vista International Germany (Bvig) .....Theatrical Distributor, Thomas Giordano .....Cableman, Walt Disney Studios Distribution .....Domestic Theatrical Distributor, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment .....Domestic Video Distributor
Duration(mins):  Country:  United States (USA)
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