Providing James Belushi with his first starring role, this lackluster tale of redemption has violence aplenty and an undercurrent of humor. 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 finds himself at the helm of an inner-city school populated by violent gangs, drug dealers, and other delinquents. The only rules seem to be those established by Victor Duncan (Michael Wright) and his vicious gang. Convinced
that he has nowhere else to go, Latimer, assisted by chief of security Jake Phillips (Lo...