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Blackboard Jungle (1955)

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101 min | Crime, Drama

A new English teacher at a violent, unruly inner-city school is determined to do his job, despite resistance from both students and faculty.
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Writers
Richard Brooks (screenplay) | Evan Hunter (novel "The Blackboard Jungle")
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$1,168,000
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Release date
Mar 25, 1955 (United States)

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66 cast members
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Glenn Ford
Richard Dadier Richard Dadier   See fewer
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Anne Francis
Anne Dadier Anne Dadier   See fewer
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Louis Calhern
Jim Murdock Jim Murdock   See fewer
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Margaret Hayes
Lois Judby Hammond Lois Judby Hammond   See fewer
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John Hoyt
Mr. Warneke Mr. Warneke   See fewer
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Richard Kiley
Joshua Y. Edwards Joshua Y. Edwards   See fewer
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Emile Meyer
Mr. Halloran Mr. Halloran   See fewer
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Warner Anderson
Dr. Bradley Dr. Bradley   See fewer
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Basil Ruysdael
Prof. A.R. Kraal Prof. A.R. Kraal   See fewer
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Sidney Poitier
Gregory W. Miller Gregory W. Miller   See fewer
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Vic Morrow
Artie West Artie West   See fewer
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Dan Terranova
Belazi Belazi   See fewer
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Rafael Campos
Pete V. Morales Pete V. Morales   See fewer
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Paul Mazursky
Emmanuel Stoker Emmanuel Stoker   See fewer
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Horace McMahon
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Jamie Farr
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Danny Dennis
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Lou Savoldi (uncredited) Lou Savoldi (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jimmy Ames
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Student (uncredited) Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ben Avila
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Miss Brady (uncredited) Miss Brady (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wilson (uncredited) Wilson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Latino Student (uncredited) Latino Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Deacon
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Teddy Infuhr
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Mickey Little
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Manners (uncredited) Manners (uncredited)   See fewer
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Krauss (uncredited) Krauss (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jimmy Murphy
Frank Adams (uncredited) Frank Adams (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dorothy Neumann
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Manuel París
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Virginia Pherrin
Teacher in Lounge (uncredited) Teacher in Lounge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gerald Phillips
Carter (uncredited) Carter (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.4 / 10 | 7,537 votes