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Lean On Me (1989)


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Title: Lean On Me (1989)

Tagline: Eastside High was out of control...until Joe Clark took it back.

Genre: Drama

Director: John G. Avildsen

Cast: Morgan Freeman, Beverly Todd, Robert Guillaume, Ethan Phillips, Lynne Thigpen, Michael Beach, Tony Todd, Karen Malina White, Alan North, Robin Bartlett, Sandra Reaves-Phillips, Sloane Shelton, Jermaine 'Huggy' Hopkins, Karina Arroyave, Ivonne Coll, Regina Taylor, Michael P. Moran, John Ring, Mike Starr, Michael Imperioli, Jennifer McComb, Delilah Cotto, Anthony Figueroa, Jim Moody

Release: 1989-03-03

Runtime: 108

Plot: When principal Joe Clark takes over decaying Eastside High School, he's faced with students wearing gang colors and graffiti-covered walls. Determined to do anything he must to turn the school around, he expels suspected drug dealers, padlocks doors and demands effort and results from students, staff and parents. Autocratic to a fault, this real-life educator put it all on the line.
Lean On Me (1989)


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