• Dangerous Minds (1995) Rating & Reviews

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  • Dangerous Minds doesn't drop the sentimental conventions of the good-teacher Hollywood drama but reconstitutes them with strong performances, sensitive direction by Canadian film maker John N. Smith ("The Boys of St. Vincent") and a firm belief that teachers can and will make a difference in a person's life. show more

  • It's all quite inspiring, but despite the fact that this is based on someone's actual experiences, the whole thing has an unfortunate Hollywood ring to it. show more

  • And Pfeiffer gives a funny, scrappy performance that makes you feel a committed teacher's fire to make a difference. show more

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