Lean on Me

An arrogant and unorthodox teacher returns as principal to the idyllic high school from which he had earlier been fired to find it a den of drug abuse, gang violence, and urban despair. Eventually his successful but unorthodox methods lead to a clash with city officials that threatens to undo all his efforts. Based on a true story.

Release Date: 3 March 1989

Runtime: 108 min


Director: John G. Avildsen

Lean on Me

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