Dangerous Minds
August 1995

She broke the rules... and changed their lives.

66% audience score from 453 votes

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Former Marine Louanne Johnson lands a gig teaching in a pilot program for bright but underachieving teens at a notorious inner-city high school. After having a terrible first day, she decides she must throw decorum to the wind. When Johnson returns to the classroom, she does so armed with a no-nonsense attitude informed by her military training and a fearless determination to better the lives of her students -- no matter what the cost.
This film cost $23 million and has so far returned $180 million.
Runtime is 99 mins.
  • Drama
  • Crime
Cast & Crew
  • California
  • Rap music
  • Karate
  • High school
  • Naval officer
  • Teacher
  • Based on memoir or autobiography
  • Amusement park
  • Schoolteacher
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