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The Principal (1987)

R
109 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A teacher is assigned to be the principal of a violent and crime-ridden high school.
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$4,297,710
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$19,734,940
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$19,734,940
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Sep 18, 1987 (United States)

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60 cast members
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Jim Belushi
Rick Latimer (as James Belushi) Rick Latimer (as James Belushi)   See fewer
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Louis Gossett Jr.
Jake Phillips Jake Phillips   See fewer
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Rae Dawn Chong
Hilary Orozco Hilary Orozco   See fewer
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Michael Wright
Victor Duncan Victor Duncan   See fewer
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J.J. Cohen
White Zac White Zac   See fewer
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Esai Morales
Raymi Rojas Raymi Rojas   See fewer
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Troy Winbush
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Jacob Vargas
Arturo Diego Arturo Diego   See fewer
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Thomas Ryan
Robert Darcy Robert Darcy   See fewer
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Kelly Jo Minter
Treena Lester (as Kelly Minter) Treena Lester (as Kelly Minter)   See fewer
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Ruth Beckford
Mrs. Jenkins Mrs. Jenkins   See fewer
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Joan Valderrama
Secretary Secretary   See fewer
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Rick Hamilton
Mr. Harkley Mr. Harkley   See fewer
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Marty Pistone
Security Guard (as Martin Pistone) Security Guard (as Martin Pistone)   See fewer
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Richard Dupell
Buddy (as Richard Duppell) Buddy (as Richard Duppell)   See fewer
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Joe Flood
Terhune Terhune   See fewer
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Annabel Armour
Mrs. Ripton (as Ann Armour) Mrs. Ripton (as Ann Armour)   See fewer
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Tony Haney
Police Officer Police Officer   See fewer
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Sharon Thomas Cain
Kimberly (as Sharon Thomas) Kimberly (as Sharon Thomas)   See fewer
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Delores Mitchell
Mrs. Coswell Mrs. Coswell   See fewer
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Zoltan Gray
P.E. Teacher P.E. Teacher   See fewer
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John Vick
Frank Valdis (as John Allen Vick) Frank Valdis (as John Allen Vick)   See fewer
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Sean Michael Allen
Rolf (as Sean Allen Barnes) Rolf (as Sean Allen Barnes)   See fewer
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Yuri Lane
Lance Woodbury Lance Woodbury   See fewer
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Steve Birger
Stevie B. (as Steve W. Birger) Stevie B. (as Steve W. Birger)   See fewer
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Leo Downey
George Pierce George Pierce   See fewer
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Tom Winston
Principal O'Connor Principal O'Connor   See fewer
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Kathryn Knotts
Jan Buchanan Jan Buchanan   See fewer
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Marshall Jones
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Josh Wood
Charles Lester Charles Lester   See fewer
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Mark Anger
Desk Officer Desk Officer   See fewer
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Frank Deese
Mr. Petersen Mr. Petersen   See fewer
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J.J. Johnston
Will (as J.J. Johnson) Will (as J.J. Johnson)   See fewer
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Wat Takeshita
Maintenance Man Maintenance Man   See fewer
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Elliott S. Valderrama
Drug Dealer Drug Dealer   See fewer
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Jessica Looney
Girl (as Jessica Wilson) Girl (as Jessica Wilson)   See fewer
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Tom Bryant
Shocked Teacher Shocked Teacher   See fewer
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Danny Kovacs
Substitute Teacher Substitute Teacher   See fewer
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Charmaine Anderson
Hilary's Student Hilary's Student   See fewer
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Terry Coleman
Student Student   See fewer
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Luis Zuno
Student Student   See fewer
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Nemon Wade
Student Student   See fewer
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Eural Wills
Student Student   See fewer
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James Edward Griffin
Gang Student Gang Student   See fewer
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Gang Student Gang Student   See fewer
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Melanie G. Muters
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Danny Williams
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Randall Randall   See fewer
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Student (uncredited) Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.3 / 10 | 8,188 votes