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2005 Rated R 1hr 55m

In hopes of mending his shattered life, struggling teacher Ben (D.L. Hughley) takes a job with the state prison's inmate education program. Ben's unorthodox teaching methods and freestyle rapping inspires hardened prisoners, including talented slam-poet Gabriel (Jose Pablo Cantillo). Gabriel enters a competition outside of the prison, but when a deadly riot erupts, Ben realizes he may never be able to rehabilitate his students.

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Movie Details

Restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1


English, French

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.1, French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access. director's commentary; cast and crew interview; deleted scenes.