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Lean on MeThe movie follows an arrogant and unorthodox teacher named Joe Clark as he returns as principal to inner city Eastside High School to reform it, a hotbed of delinquent kids and drug dealers.Genre: DramaCountry: United StatesDuration: 108 minQuality: SDRelease: 1989IMDb: 7.4
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Directors of "Lean on Me"John G. AvildsenBirthdate: 21 December 1935, Oak Park, Illinois, USA
Creators of "Lean on Me"Michael Schiffer
Critic Reviews of "Lean on Me"VarietyJuly 09, 2014
Avildsen's enthusiastic direction gives Lean on Me a heartwarming, feel-good tone that is accessible beyond the environs of its subject.Common Sense MediaJanuary 02, 2011
Inspirational movie about a controversial teacher.New TimesApril 07, 2004
Is a baseball bat the best way to organize a school? In the movie, sure. In real life, maybe not.Nick's Flick PicksAugust 17, 2003
Freeman, as usual, infuses a standard-issue plot with extraordinary emotional conviction.Reel Film ReviewsAugust 01, 2003
Freeman goes for the gusto and pulls it off...Film BlatherAugust 01, 2002
Watchable but formulaic tough-love-teacher movie, made perhaps before Morgan Freeman could get himself better roles.Kalamazoo GazetteJuly 29, 2002
calculated to get you cheering -- and it does
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