Hostage High

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Hostage High ★★ Detention: The Siege at Johnson High 1997 (R)

Jason Cope-land (Schroeder) returns to his former high school with a gun in order to take revenge on the teachers who failed him. The students, including Aaron (Prinze Jr.), he holds hostage inside the building have entirely different tactics for negotiation from the adults who are outside. Based on a true story. 93m/C VHS, DVD . Rick Schroder, Henry Winkler, Freddie Prinze Jr., Ren Woods, Katie Wright, Alexis Cruz, Patrick Malone; D: Michael W. Watkins; W: Larry Golin; C: Bill Roe; M: Brian Adler. TV