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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

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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Rated R for violence | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 May 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hostage High See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

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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i loved it
29 December 2006 | by sweetsugar_13See all my reviews

to be honest i practically loved that movie...in the time i rented it i think i watched it about 12 times. The sad thing is now that most of the movie rental stores got rid of it. i was so angry i tried to go rent it last night, i went to three stores and none of them had it. But i don't think i have ever cried so hard in a movie, ever. It is a movie that makes you think, but get scared all at the same time, it makes you wonder would someone i know ever do this? but it's doubtful. i tried to make a lot of my friends watch this movie, but most of them said no, and like me, agree that it is an amazing movie and think that the way is made and how the actors act in it is completely brilliant. i don't think there is any other movie that i've seen like it yet.


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