One Eight Seven Poster

Release Date: 1997

DVD Release Date: February 15th, 2000

R|1 hr 59 min

Plot Summary
When a student writes the police code for homicide, 187, inside a textbook owned by teacher Trevor Garfield (Samuel L. Jackson), he feels threatened. The principal dismisses the incident, but, soon after, Trevor is stabbed by the same student. Fifteen months later, a physically and emotionally scarred Trevor relocates to California and takes up substitute teaching. To his dismay, his new school is as full of dangerously undisciplined students as the last one, driving Trevor over the edge.

Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, John Heard, Kelly Rowan, Clifton Collins Jr., Tony Plana, Karina Arroyave, Lobo Sebastian, Jack Kehler

Director: Kevin Reynolds

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Warner Brothers/Seven Arts

Keywords: Gritty, 1990s, Transformation, Underdog

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