Lean on Me


Lean on Me

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Morgan Freeman

Principal Joe Clark

Beverly Todd

Ms. Levias

Robert Guillaume

Dr. Frank Napier

Alan North

Mayor Don Bottman


An arrogant and unorthodox teacher returns as principal to the idyllic high school from which he had earlier been fired to find it a den of drug abuse, gang violence, and urban despair. Eventually his successful but unorthodox methods lead to a clash with city officials that threatens to undo all his efforts. Based on a true story.

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30April 2010

«Lean on Me» is a 1989 drama. When tough-talking principal Joe Clark (Morgan Freeman) takes over decaying Eastside High School, he's faced with graffiti-covered walls and students wearing gang colors. But he's determined to do anything in his power to turn the school around. He begins by expelling drug dealers and padlocking the doors to keep the riffraff out. But he also demands maximum effort from the students and staff inside in this uplifting drama based on a true story. «Lean on Me» directed by John G. Avildsen. You can download «Lean on Me» right here!





COMMENT FOR "LEAN ON ME."20 September 2016






Great Drama15 May 2012

It's a familiar storyline now of "new teacher transforms bunch of no-hope students". It was great performance from Morgan Freeman though, and it's a very enjoyable movie. Apparently based on a true story too.





This was a good movie09 March 2012

This was a good movie

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good movie in its day13 February 2012

good movie in its day





thanks for the comment01 October 2011

gives us info about the movie





Thanks for that comment good to know24 May 2011

Thanks for that comment good to know

type casting




Inspiring08 February 2011

The movies not that great but Morgan Freeman's performance is real good and believable. The rest of the cast is not so hot. They other under play or over act their roles. Denzel Washington would later on base his entire acting repertoire off of Freeman's style that he showcased in this movie. I... more

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good movie10 May 2010

Good movie in its day, not as good watching it around 10 years later with the standard of movies today.

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