The Principal

The Principal
The Principal
  • R
  • 1h 50m
  • 1987
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Rick Latimer (Belushi), a screw-up teacher at a white bread high school, is presented with an ultimatum by the school board: find a new employer or become the principal of the district's most troublesome high school. He becomes the no-nonsense principal at a school populated by violent gangs, drug dealers, and other delinquents and rules with an iron fist.
© 1987 TriStar Pictures, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

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Reviews
Nolan's Pop Culture Review
Michael A. Smith
Fresh

I'd like to see Morgan Freeman take over THIS school.

June 21, 2017
DVDLaser
Douglas Pratt
Fresh

James Belushi is great in The Principal, whether he is giving a speech, throwing out a one-liner,...

June 21, 2017
F5 (Wichita, KS)
Jake Euker
Rotten

June 21, 2017
Fantastica Daily
Chuck O'Leary
Fresh

An arresting drama starring likable Jim Belushi as an antihero principal trying to clean up a viol...

June 21, 2017
Reeling Reviews
Robin Clifford
Rotten

June 21, 2017
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Drama, Action
  • Release Date:September 18, 1987
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English
  • Audio Format:
    Stereo
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