The Principal

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Christopher Cain's hard-hitting tale of a school under siege, The Principal, comes to DVD with a standard full-frame transfer that fails to preserve the original theatrical aspect ratio of the film. The closed-captioned English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital Surround, while a French soundtrack has been recorded in Dolby Digital Stereo. English, French, Spanish, and Portuguese subtitles are accessible. Supplemental materials include trailers. This is a decent release from Columbia/TriStar that will be of ...
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Overview

Christopher Cain's hard-hitting tale of a school under siege, The Principal, comes to DVD with a standard full-frame transfer that fails to preserve the original theatrical aspect ratio of the film. The closed-captioned English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital Surround, while a French soundtrack has been recorded in Dolby Digital Stereo. English, French, Spanish, and Portuguese subtitles are accessible. Supplemental materials include trailers. This is a decent release from Columbia/TriStar that will be of interest to genre enthusiasts, but the average DVD consumer may not be interested.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; Digitally mastered audio and video; Remastered in high definition; Full-screen presentation; Audio: English Dolby Surround, French; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese; Theatrical trailers; Scene selections; Interactive menus
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/30/2002
  • UPC: 043396078697
  • Original Release: 1987
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  • Source: Sony Pictures
  • Region Code: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Presentation: Pan & Scan
  • Sound: Dolby Surround
  • Language: English, Français
  • Time: 1:45:00
  • Format: DVD

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jim Belushi Rick Latimer
Louis Gossett Jr. Jake Phillips
Rae Dawn Chong Hilary Orozco
Michael Wright Victor Duncan
J.J. Cohen "White Zac"
Esai Morales Raymi Rojas
Troy Winbush "Baby" Emile
Jacob Vargas Arturo Diego
Tommy Ryan Robert Darcy
Reggie Johnson Jojo
Kelly Minter Treena Lester
Mark Anger Desk Officer
Ann Armour Mrs. Ripton
Sean Allen Barnes Rolf
Ruth Beckford Mrs. Jenkins
Steve W. Birger Stevie B.
Julian Brooks Kevin
Tom Bryant Chocked Teacher
Jeffrey Jay Cohen White Zac
Frank Deese Mr. Petersen
Gus Dimas Gus
Leo Downey George Pierce
Richard Duppell Buddy
Zoltan Gray P.E. Teacher
James Edward Griffin Gang Student
Tony Haney Police Officer
Melissa Lee Holloman Student
J.J. Johnston Will
Marshall Jones Gang Memeber
Kathryn Knotts Jan Buchanan
Delores Mitchell Mrs. Coswell
Bridgette Rodriguez Girl
Daniel Royal Will
Wat Takeshita Maintenance Man
Elliott S. Valderrama Drug Dealer
Joel Valentin Kid
Nemon Wade Student
Doug White Eric
Eural Wills Student
Jessica Wilson Girl
Tom Winston Principal O'Connor
Wood Josh Charles Lester
Bill Yarbrough Randall
Luis Zuno Student
Terry Coleman Student
Peter Fitzsimmons Buddy
Joe Flood Terhune
Rick Hamilton Mr. Hanley
Danny Kovacs Substitute Teacher
Yuri Lane Lance Woodbury
Martin Pistone Security Guard
Sharon Thomas Kimberly
Joan Valderrama Secretary
John Allen Vick Frank Valdis
Danny Williams Dangerous Danny
David Williams Gang Student
Technical Credits
Christopher Cain Director
Arthur Albert Cinematographer
Steven E. Anderson Makeup
Charles Balazs Makeup
Jellybean Benitez Musical Direction/Supervision
Mark Billerman Art Director
Thomas H. Brodek Producer
Rick Brown Set Decoration/Design
Everett Creach Stunts
James T. Davis Production Designer, Production Manager
Marianna Astrom De Fina Costumes/Costume Designer
Frank Deese Screenwriter
John Fusco III Screenwriter
Andy Goldmark Songwriter
Paul Gordon Songwriter
Jay Gruska Score Composer, Songwriter
Jack Hofstra Editor
Jon Lind Songwriter
Penny Perry Casting
David Pier Special Effects
Bruce Roberts Songwriter
Brent Swift Production Designer
Andy Wiskes Sound/Sound Designer
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Start [5:58]
2. Principal Position [3:27]
3. Brandel High School [3:04]
4. Welcoming Party [3:22]
5. Resort Tour [1:33]
6. Jake Phillips [6:02]
7. Raymi Rojas [2:20]
8. Teachers' Lounge [1:04]
9. "Two Words: No More" [3:48]
10. "This Is My School" [1:52]
11. Exchange Window [1:44]
12. The Security Force [2:33]
13. Hilary Orozco's Class [4:17]
14. Staff Meeting [3:16]
15. "Don't Drop Out" [2:54]
16. Victor Sends a Message [5:32]
17. Bat Man Strikes [2:38]
18. What Jake's Afraid Of [4:10]
19. Hot for Teacher [7:03]
20. Substitue Teacher [2:04]
21. "I Can't Read Alien" [4:06]
22. Ricky & the Wuss [4:25]
23. Hanging With Emile [3:10]
24. Latimer's Soliloquy [2:33]
25. "You're a Dead Man!" [6:52]
26. Hilary Returns [8:51]
27. The Girls' Showers [5:48]
28. Victor Goes Down [5:31]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play Movie
   Audio Set Up
      English
      French (Français)
   Subtitles
      English
      French (Français)
      Portuguese (Português)
      Spanish (Español)
      Subtitles Off
   Trailers
      The Principal
      Race the Sun
      St. Elmo's Fire
   Scene Selection
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