|Directed by||John N. Smith|
|Produced by||Don Simpson
|Screenplay by||Ronald Bass|
|Music by||Wendy & Lisa|
|Distributed by||Hollywood Pictures|
|Release date(s)|| August 11, 1995
November 24, 1995
January 16, 1996
|Running time||99 min.|
|Money made||$179,519,401 |
Dangerous Minds was released August 11, 1995. It had mixed critical reception though was a strong box office hit. In 1996 a television series of the same name premiered, though it was short lived.
The soundtrack and its lead single 'Gangsta's Paradise' enjoyed major success. It received nominations for the Grammy Award for Record of the Year and the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Soundtrack Album. Coolio won the Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance for his vocals.