Knowledge Identifier: $Dangerous_Minds
Category: Movies & TV (402)
Launched in 1989.
Country: United States (100%)
Linked to: American Broadcasting Company, Time Out, Recording Industry Association of America, Flixster
It is based on the autobiography "My Posse Don't Do Homework" by former U.S. Marine LouAnne Johnson, who took up a teaching position at Carlmont High School in Belmont, California, in 1989, where most of her students were African-American and Latino teenagers from East Palo Alto, a ghetto town at the opposite end of the school district
Starring Michelle Pfeiffer as Johnson, the film was released to a mixed to mostly negative critical reception, but became a surprise box office success in the summer of 1995, leading to the creation of a short-lived television series
Renoly Santiago - From his participation in "CityKids", Santiago graduated to film, acting as "Raúl Sanchero" in 1995's "Dangerous Minds"
Coolio - In 1995, he made a song for the movie Dangerous Minds, and this song became "Gangsta's Paradise".
Don Simpson - Their following films, "Dangerous Minds", "Crimson Tide", and "Bad Boys", all released in 1995, brought the pair back to success