The Substitute

The Substitute

  • R
  • 1996
  • 1 hr 54 min
  • 6.0  (12,439)

As a veteran comes back to the United States after a mission doesn't go as planned, he decides to surprise his girlfriend. The man's girlfriend, Jane, welcomes him home, but there are a few surprises in store for Shale. Jane has a stressful job at times, as she is a teacher at one of the roughest schools in the city. There are gangs and violence among the students, and she seems to be at a loss for how to handle all of the commotion. Shale wants to make a difference, so he decides to see for himself just how unruly the kids are at the school. He tries to use corporal punishment but is told not to by the principal. However, he does make a connection with some of the students when he talks with them about what he experienced in Vietnam. After an attack on Jane and an investigation, Shale finds that things aren't really what they seem at the school or at home.

The Substitute
The Substitute
The Substitute

Trailer - 1 min 36 sec

Description
As a veteran comes back to the United States after a mission doesn't go as planned, he decides to surprise his girlfriend. The man's girlfriend, Jane, welcomes him home, but there are a few surprises in store for Shale. Jane has a stressful job at times, as she is a teacher at one of the roughest schools in the city. There are gangs and violence among the students, and she seems to be at a loss for how to handle all of the commotion.

Shale wants to make a difference, so he decides to see for himself just how unruly the kids are at the school. He tries to use corporal punishment but is told not to by the principal. However, he does make a connection with some of the students when he talks with them about what he experienced in Vietnam. After an attack on Jane and an investigation, Shale finds that things aren't really what they seem at the school or at home.

The Substitute is a 1996 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 54 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.0.

The Substitute is available to watch free on The Roku Channel Free, Tubi TV, Vudu Free, Pluto TV and IMDb TV. It's also available to stream, download and buy on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, Google Play, Apple TV, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent The Substitute for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    1996
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 54 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.0  (12,439)