The Substitute


1h 54m 1996

Brief Synopsis

After his schoolteacher girlfriend is assaulted by a student gangbanger, mercenary Shale goes undercover, entering her classroom as "The Substitute" with the intention to weed out and teach a lesson to her attacker. Thrust into Miami's drug-infested and gang-ruled urban school system, Shale gets in

Film Details

Also Known As
Substitute
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1996
Distribution Company
Orion Pictures
Location
Miami, Florida, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 54m

Synopsis

After his schoolteacher girlfriend is assaulted by a student gangbanger, mercenary Shale goes undercover, entering her classroom as "The Substitute" with the intention to weed out and teach a lesson to her attacker. Thrust into Miami's drug-infested and gang-ruled urban school system, Shale gets in deeper than he planned, uncovering a city-wide web of corruption, armed thugs and professional drug trafficking. Along with his mercenary team, he is pitted against the powers poisoning the school, and an entire high school full of kids is caught in the middle. The stakes for Shale have never been higher.

Film Details

Also Known As
Substitute
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1996
Distribution Company
Orion Pictures
Location
Miami, Florida, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 54m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1996

Released in United States on Video August 20, 1996

Released in United States Spring April 19, 1996

Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Los Angeles February 29 - March 8, 1996.

Began shooting August 7, 1995.

Completed shooting October 12, 1995.

Released in United States 1996 (Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Los Angeles February 29 - March 8, 1996.)

Released in United States Spring April 19, 1996

Released in United States on Video August 20, 1996