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One Eight Seven

One Eight Seven

Samuel L. Jackson
Director: Kevin Reynolds Cast: Samuel L. Jackson
Samuel L. Jackson
, John Heard
John Heard
, Kelly Rowan
Kelly Rowan
Kevin Reynolds


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A dedicated educator loses his passion for teaching as he struggles to survive in this tense urban drama. Trevor Garfield (Samuel L. Jackson) is a science teacher trying to make a difference in a tough Brooklyn high school, but he faces an uphill battle against students more interested in gang battles than education and an administration that won't back him up. When Garfield is nearly killed by one of his students, he takes a 15-month sabbatical from education and moves to California, where he takes a position as a substitute teacher. Garfield is startled to discover that things are even worse on the West Coast; while fellow educators Ellen (Kelly Rowan) and Dave (John Heard) offer whatever help and advice they can, Garfield's superiors are more concerned about fielding lawsuits than the safety of their teaching staff. Soon, Garfield finds his life is in danger when he tries to stand up to two of his pupils, Benny (Lobo Sebastian) and Cesar (Clifton Gonzalez Gonzalez). One Eight Seven (the title comes from the police code for homicide) was written by Scott Yagemann, who spent seven years as a substitute teacher in California.

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Product Details

Release Date: 08/10/2010
UPC: 0883929155491
Original Release: 1997
Rating: R
Source: Warner Home Video
Region Code: 1
Time: 1:59:00

Special Features

Commentary by co-stars Samuel L. Jackson and Clifton Gonzalez Gonzalez, director Kevin Reynolds and writer Scott Yagemann

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Samuel L. Jackson Trevor Garfield
John Heard Dave Childress
Kelly Rowan Ellen Henry
Clifton Gonzalez Gonzalez Cesar
Tony Plana Garcia
Karina Arroyave Rita
Jack Kehler Hyland
Demetrius Navarro Paco
Johan Rooney Stevie
Lobo Sebastian Benny

Technical Credits
Kevin Reynolds Director
Mark Zuelzke Art Director
Ericson Core Cinematographer
Darryle Johnson Costumes/Costume Designer
Stephen Storer Production Designer
Scott Yagemann Screenwriter
Marcia Calosio Set Decoration/Design
Gary Sawaya Set Decoration/Design
Robert Huberman Asst. Director
Marion Dougherty Casting
Steve Semel Editor
Chris Douridas Musical Direction/Supervision
Bruce Davey Producer
Stephen McEveety Producer
Geoffrey Patterson Sound/Sound Designer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- 187
1. 1-2 [3:23]
3. 3-4 [2:57]
5. 5-6 [3:08]
7. 7-8 [3:18]
9. 9-10 [3:01]
11. 11-12 [6:04]
13. 13-14 [4:51]
15. 15-16 [5:06]
17. 17-18 [3:06]
19. 19-20 [3:15]
21. 21-22 [2:38]
23. 23-24 [2:42]
25. 25-26 [5:33]
27. 27-28 [3:34]
29. 29-30 [3:44]
31. 31-32 [4:06]
32. End Credits [4:35]

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