Light It Up

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Light It Up: Wednesday November 10, 1999

Domga PosterFollowing an accidental shooting in a battered inner city high school, a disparate group of students hold a wounded police officer hostage. As media and public interest in the stand-off intensifies, the classmates unexpectedly band together to help themselves and their school.  20th Century Fox Film

 

 

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Score:

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58.88

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58.88 - Go See At Matinee

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Rating System:

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40 - 65 points  Go See At Matinee
65- 85 points Worth Seeing
85-100 points Definitely worth seeing. "A must see!"
 

Director

Craig Bolotin 

Writer

Craig Bolotin 

Genre

Drama 

Starring:

Usher Raymond as Usher Raymond
Forest Whitaker as Officer Dante
Sara Gilbert (I) as Lynn Sabatini

Running Time

1hr - 37min

Rating

Rated R for language and violent. 

Distributor

20th Century Fox Film Corporation

Trailer

Quicktime

Website

Official Site

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 The People's Review of Light It Up

 

Amanda 
score = 100 
This was the BEST movie I have ever seen! It made you want to root for the Highschoolers, even though you knew it was wrong. I live in a area where there is very good schooling and we have everything we need. It showed me how fortunate I am. It must be very hard to live like that. I say this is a MUST SEE! I hope if you see it, you enjoy it as much as I did.

 

Mary C Roberson
score = 90
I think this movies sent a great message about what happens when you neglect the children you are supposed to be teaching and making better people. It shows what happens when no one will listen to a group of kids who only want to better their school.  It has a great acting cast and plot. "A must see!!!"

 

TJ Pollack
score = 100
I think that was the best movie I ever seen in my life! How can all these people not like it?  It really made you think about life and what can happen at anytime.

 

Domonique
score = 100
I thought that this movie gave a great point of view. A veiw of how a lot of things are today.  The cast was great! I don't care about what anyone else thought, but I would pay full price for this movie and would recommend it to many people.  This is one of the best that I've seen compared to other stupid movies that have gotten a better score than this one.  "A must see!" -Most Definitely!

 

Heather
score = 100
It's a great movie! It's sad that school's are in that condition. The movie's full of great acting by everybody.