Light It Up (1999)

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Drama. Since the facilities at Lincoln High School, Queens, New York, are quite inadequate, teacher Ken Knowles takes his class to a local diner. The diner is robbed by a hooded gunman, recognisable by Knowles as a former student, and Knowles manages to knock him unconscious. Knowles is placed on suspension for his pains by the high school principal, and this decision affects the other students. One in particular, Lester, becomes involved in a shoot-out with NYPD officer Jackson. The student takes Jackson hostage in the school library, and events begin to spiral out of control.

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