Lean on Me
- Original title
Lean on Me
- Running time
- 104 min.
- United States
John G. Avildsen
Karen Malina White,
Warner Bros. Pictures
Drama | Based On A True Story. Schools & University
- Synopsis / Plot
- Lean On Me is based on a true story of a principal in a New Jersey high school, Eastside High. The Principal, Joe Clark, is hired in 1983 to run one of the worst schools in this state. His mission is to turn this crime, drug, and graffiti infested school around completely in one year’s time. Clark must bring order and peace to this school and must also bring up the learning level of the students so they can pass the state’s minimum basic skills test.
: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Nominated for Best Actor (Morgan Freeman)
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