Detention (2003)

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Movie Info

Baltimore native Darryl LeMont Wharton scripted and made his directorial debut with this drama focusing on the problems confronting a group of black high school students held in detention one afternoon. Mrs. Deakins (Charisse Brown) is the instructor who gets the group to discuss their situations -- ranging from drugs and abusive parents, to pregnancy and homosexuality. Writer-director Wharton appears in the role of Langston. Shown at the 1998 Dances With Films Festival of the Unknowns (Santa Monica) and the 1998 Urbanworld Film Festival (New York).
Rating:
R
Genre:
Action & Adventure , Drama , Mystery & Suspense
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Studio:
Filmsnoir Motion Pictures

Cast

Darryl Wharton
as Langston
Acirfa
as Kiatenai
John Hall
as Tenspeed
Poochie Norton
as Kersha Harvia
Keisha Harvin
as Poochie
Kiatenai
as Acirfa
Charisse Brown
as Mrs. Deakins
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Critic Reviews for Detention

Audience Reviews for Detention

½

It offers a few interesting concepts but its concentration is lacking. Its cast also tries to show some charm but its script and minimal action provide little to work with. For my full review of Detention (2003), check it out on this IMDB link: http://imdb.com/title/tt0321997/reviews-34

Nick Salvemini
Nick Salvemini
½

A great action flick. It's Die Hard meets The Substitute. A cool, riveting and wickedly entertaining action-thriller. Dolph Lundgren is at his best.

Al S
Al S

Super Reviewer

The plot line is not only ridiculous and retarded, but the villians are the worst group of criminals ever written. There are some parts that are very unrealistic. The only decent actors are the kids and the teacher.

Steven Vincent Gee
Steven Vincent Gee

Super Reviewer

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