Lean on Me
Lean on Me ★★★ 1989 (PG-13)
The romanticized version of the career of Joe Clark, a tough New Jersey teacher who became the principal of the state's toughest, worst school and, through controversial hard-line tactics, turned it around. 109m/C VHS, DVD . Morgan Freeman, Robert Guillaume, Beverly Todd, Alan North, Lynne Thigpen, Robin Bartlett, Michael Beach, Ethan Phillips, Regina Taylor; D: John G. Avildsen; W: Michael Schiffer; C: Victor Hammer; M: Bill Conti.