#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – After a botched mission in Cuba, professional mercenary Shale and his crew Joey Six, Hollan, Rem, and Wellman head home to Miami, Florida, where Shale is reunited with his fiance Jane Hetzko, who is a history teacher at Columbus High School in Miami. Some of Jane’s students happen to be members of a street gang known as the “Kings of Destruction” (KOD), led by Juan Lacas, who has been terrorizing Jane. After Jane’s kneecap is broken by a big seminole named Bull, she tells Shale that she believes Lacas ordered the attack, so Shale goes undercover as Jane’s substitute, and initially, Jane has no idea that Shale is doing this. At the school, Shale meets principal Claude Rolle, librarian Hannah Dillon, and english and drama teacher Darrell Sherman. It turns out that Lacas is one of Jane’s students. As Shale investigates the attack on Jane, he discovers that drugs are being circulated into the school. Shale even investigates local drug kingpin Johnny Glades, who may or may not have someone inside the school distributing the drugs for him. Lives are threatened as Shale investigates and sets out to clean up the crime infested school.
Plot: After he did some jobs for CIA, ex-marine John Shale is visiting his high school love Jane. She’s now a teacher in Columbus High School in Miami. Soon after his arriving Jane has her knee cap broken while jogging. After that, John decides to go undercover as her substitute in high school. Very soon he finds out that gang named Kings of Destruction are terrorizing the school.
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Great fun. Just don’t take it seriously!
No matter how many times this movie is shown on cable, I still have to pause for at least a few minutes and watch portions of it. This is one of those action films that will entertain you as long as you don’t try to apply logic to it or take it seriously.
The story has a professional mercenary (Berenger) and his army pals looking for work after they are cut loose from active duty following a botched mission in Cuba. Berenger doesn’t want the group to get involved in running drugs for anyone, but that seems to be the only work that mercs can get these days in Florida. After Berenger’s girlfriend is attacked by a ruthless street gang (led by Latin heart-throb Marc Anthony, no less) he and his pals end up trying to weed them out of the high school where she teaches. Berenger poses as her substitute teacher, and once he gets an inside look at the problems at the school, he realizes there may be more than just a gang of punks causing the trouble. It’s up to Berenger and his merc pals to try and rid the school of its criminal element, and make things safer for the kids.
You cannot deny the good intentions of the plot, even if it is a bit preposterous. The acting is a little wooden in places, and the soundtrak (particularly the rap song in during the final credits) is laughable. The script has some questionable dialogue, and sometimes it can be downright amatuerish. There are plenty of shoot-outs and explosions to get the viewer’s blood pumping, and it’s nice to see someone make a stand in a tough environment like an inner-city high school.
This movie has spawned a few sequels which I won’t comment on since I have only seen one of them, and they have no connection to the original.
Overall, this film is definitely worth watching if you are into action and revenge type themes. If you are looking for anything deep and insightful about the problems of the inner-cities, you may want to look elsewhere.
So sayeth the Hound.
Although a b-movie, I thoroughly enjoyed this. You know when you’re just about to roll over and go to sleep, and a late movie catches your eye.. and 90 minutes later you know you’re gonna be tired tomorrow, but that’s okay because you got to see a cool movie?
It’s a pretty ‘A-Team’ sort of plot – a MERC becomes a substitute teacher to crack a drug-distribution ring (and there was some sort of personal vendetta too, involving an attack on his teacher girlfriend – but I missed the beginning). You can imagine Patrick Swayze, even Steven Segal in this sort of “quiet, big-hearted, kicker-of-ass” role – but they wouldn’t be as good. You can’t help but grin in anticipation when he calls in his MERC buddies for help (including a nicely deranged turn from William Forsyth, who is the detective in Deuce Bigalow).
Very enjoyable, with a slightly harder edge than you’d expect from a movie of this type.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 54 min (114 min)
Genre Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Director Robert Mandel
Writer Roy Frumkes, Rocco Simonelli, Alan Ormsby
Actors Tom Berenger, Raymond Cruz, William Forsythe, Luis Guzmán
Production Company Live Entertainment, Mediaworks
Sound Mix Dolby Digital
Aspect Ratio 1.85 : 1
Camera Moviecam Cameras
Laboratory FotoKem Laboratory, Burbank (CA), USA (color), Continental Film Laboratories, Miami (FL), USA (dailies)
Film Length 3,188 m
Negative Format 35 mm
Cinematographic Process Spherical
Printed Film Format 35 mm