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Overall C

Twenty-three-year-old police officer Tracy Stokes (Nick Cannon) gets a career opportunity to investigate a murder by going undercover as a student at a private high school. But the LAPD (and the movie) may need more than Stokes' caustic wit and schmoozing skills to capture viewers.

Violence C-
Sexual Content B
Profanity C-
Substance Use C+

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for violence, sexual references, drug material and some teen drinking.


The most recent home video release of this movie is January 16, 2006. Here are some details…

Not to be underclassed, despite a dismal showing at the box office, Miramax Home Entertainment has outfitted this DVD release with a feature commentary by director Marcos Siega and co-writers David T. Wagner and Brent Goldberg. Other bonus materials include deleted scenes, a making-of documentary, and the cast auditions. Audio tracks are available in English (Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound), with English and Spanish subtitles.

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A far better Nick Cannon film—both artistically and from a family perspective—is Drumline. Stand and Deliver (based on the true story) is a film that takes a serious look at the importance of an education, and what it takes to succeed at school.