Lean on Me

About

Biographical film loosely based on real life high school principal Louis Clark's efforts to increase his student's New Jersey Minimum Basic Skills Test scores in order to save the school from being taken over by New Jersey state government.  

Trivia

The title of the film is a reference to the 1972 Bill Withers song of the same name. It won 1991 NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Motion Picture – Morgan Freeman, and Outstanding Motion Picture. 

#1583
movie
Boost
Released
March 3, 1989
Genre
Drama
Rating
PG-13
#1583
movie
Boost

Cast

Lean on Me Popularity