Detention: Siege at Johnson High


2h 1997

Brief Synopsis

Unable to deal with the hand life has dealt him, a 20-year-old high school dropout with revenge on his mind returns to his high school and takes a group of terrified students hostage. It is up to an inexperienced hostage negotiator, a police officer and two students to gain the trust of their captor

Film Details

Also Known As
Hostage High
Release Date
1997
Production Company
ABC Entertainment Group; CFI Hollywood; Hollywood Rental Company Inc; Panavision, Ltd.; Post Group, The
Distribution Company
Artisan Home Entertainment
Location
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

Unable to deal with the hand life has dealt him, a 20-year-old high school dropout with revenge on his mind returns to his high school and takes a group of terrified students hostage. It is up to an inexperienced hostage negotiator, a police officer and two students to gain the trust of their captor and elicit his surrender. Inspired by actual events.

Crew

Eric Adams

Production Associate

Brian Adler

Music

Sheralyn Austin-gagne

Assistant

Ruth Bird

Music Editor

Ed Borasch

Property Master

Luri Bradbard

Associate Producer

Melissa Burton

Publicity

David Butkovich

Key Grip

Bernadette Caulfield

Supervising Producer

Bernadette Caulfield

Unit Production Manager

Jennifer Cobb

Production Associate

Martha Elcan

Assistant Director

John Ellingwood

Assistant Camera Operator

Peter B. Ellis

Editor

Linda Ferrero

Associate Producer

Joel Fields

Executive Producer

Ardythe Goergens

Supervising Producer

Larry Golin

Screenwriter

George Groves

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Geno Hart

Transportation Coordinator

Leonard Hill

Executive Producer

Jeremy Hoenack

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Kathy Jarvis

Stunts

Corey Kaplan

Production Designer

Gloria Kirkwood

Production Associate

Jono Kouzouyan

Gaffer

Michael F Lambert

Special Effects Coordinator

Steven Lang

Assistant Editor

Bob Lewis

Assistant Director

Molly Lopata

Casting

Matthew Loze

Producer

Rean C Luttrell

Assistant Director

Mark Merrall

Location Coordinator

Ann Montesanto

Hair Stylist

Cheri Montesanto-medcalf

Makeup Artist

Christine Moore

Script Supervisor

Steve Natt

Producer

Lori A Noyes

Set Decorator

Ken Plumlee

Transportation Captain

Fenton Quinn

Stunts

Fenton Quinn

Stunt Coordinator

Glade Quinn

Stunts

Bill Roe

Director Of Photography

Bill Sell

Production Coordinator

Rosalind Soulam

Location Casting

Ted Ross Stock

Assistant

Aaron Weiss

Production Associate

Ed White

Sound Mixer

Kathleen A Wildman

Costume Designer

Timothy Winteringham

Production Associate

Film Details

Also Known As
Hostage High
Release Date
1997
Production Company
ABC Entertainment Group; CFI Hollywood; Hollywood Rental Company Inc; Panavision, Ltd.; Post Group, The
Distribution Company
Artisan Home Entertainment
Location
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States May 19, 1997

Released in United States on Video October 16, 2001