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Detention: The Siege at Johnson High

Detention: The Siege at Johnson High

Air Date Rating Share Against the
Monday, May 19, 1997 8.7 13 3
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  • Season: 1996-97
  • Network: ABC
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: True Crime

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Plot Synopsis

A 20 year old loser returns to the high school from which he failed to graduate and takes a group of terrified students hostage. With time running out, a cop with minimal hostage negotiating experience, is given the harrowing task of trying to keep the gunman under control. He is able to gain the man's trust as he struggles to elicit his surrender. Helping from the inside are two courageous students who aid in ending the frightening ordeal.


Production Company:

  • Hill/Fields Entertainment

Production Type:

  • Independent
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