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R| 2 hr. 12 min.

Plot Summary
A deranged teen kills several fellow students, leaving "it girl" Deanna Cartwright (Erika Christensen) alive but badly wounded. Police Detective Martin Van Zandt (Victor Garber) suspects that student Alicia Browning (Busy Philipps), a misunderstood outsider who wasn't hurt, had a role in the murders. The police start monitoring her activities, and, at the behest of police and school officials, Alicia visits Deanna at the hospital. But the meeting yields an unexpected result.

Cast: Busy Philipps , Erika Christensen , Victor Garber , Holland Taylor , Ken Jenkins , James Pickens Jr. ,

Director: Paul F. Ryan

Genres: Drama

Distributor: DEJ Productions, Innovation Film Group

Home Room (2002)

Release Date: September 5th, 2003|2 hr. 12 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 2 )
  • 50
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    Too often crosses the line between good melodrama and rank cliché. show more

  • 60
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    In the midst of this didactic, self-conscious movie about a high school shooting comes an extraordinary and intense performance by a young actress named Busy Philipps, which elevates the whole picture. show more

  • 50
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Ryan's heart is definitely in the right place and his film has good performances and flashes of talent. But, overall, it plays like the world's longest — over two hours -- after-school special. show more

  • July 22, 2008 darkhawkoo
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    It was a great movie and VERY hard hitting. Both actress show have been given awards in my opinion.

  • June 12, 2008 cdalefan8
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    what a great movie

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