The Substitute (1996)

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An out-of-work mercenary steps in as a substitute for his teacher girl-friend after she gets knee-capped for attempting to take on one of the high school gangs, suspected of drugs dealing. With back-up from his rather reluctant team of fellow mercenaries, he sets about cleaning up the school.

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