Lean On Me

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  • PG-13
  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 1989
  • Running time: 108 min
Based on the true story of New Jersey high school principal Joe Clark, who wins the support and respect of his students for his controversial methods in ridding the school of violent students and drug dealers. Starring Morgan Freeman as Clark.
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Based on the true story of New Jersey high school principal Joe Clark, who wins the support and respect of his students for his controversial methods in ridding the school of violent students and drug dealers. Starring Morgan Freeman as Clark.

Original Release

03/03/1989

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Cast

Beverly Todd Ms. Levias
Karen Malina White Kaneesha Carter
Lynne Thigpen Leonna Barrett
Morgan Freeman Principal Joe Clark
Robert Guillaume Dr. Frank Napier
Ethan Phillips Mr. Rosenberg
Michael Beach The Eastside 'Songbirds'
Tony Todd Mr. William Wright
Alan North Mayor Don Bottman
Robin Bartlett Mrs. Elliott
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Directors

John G. Avildsen

Writers

Michael Schiffer

Cast

Beverly Todd Ms. Levias
Karen Malina White Kaneesha Carter
Lynne Thigpen Leonna Barrett
Morgan Freeman Principal Joe Clark
Robert Guillaume Dr. Frank Napier
Ethan Phillips Mr. Rosenberg
Michael Beach The Eastside 'Songbirds'
Tony Todd Mr. William Wright
Alan North Mayor Don Bottman
Robin Bartlett Mrs. Elliott
Sandra Reaves-Phillips Mrs. Powers
Sloane Shelton Mrs. Hamilton
Jermaine 'Huggy' Hopkins Thomas Sams
Karina Arroyave Maria
Ivonne Coll Mrs. Santos
Regina Taylor Mrs. Carter
Michael P. Moran Mr. O'Malley
John Ring Fire Chief Gaines
Mike Starr Mr. Zirella
Michael Imperioli George

Producers

Editors

John G. Avildsen, John Carter

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