The Substitute 04: Failure is not an Option (2001)

Introduction The Substitute: Failure Is Not An Option (also known as The Substitute 4) is a 2001 action thriller film directed by Robert Radler and starring Treat Williams as Karl Thomasson, a former mercenary who must infiltrate a military school’s faculty to stop the actions of a white supremacist cult. The film is the fourth… Read More

The Substitute 03: Winner Takes All (1999)

Introduction The Substitute 3: Winner Takes All is a 1999 action thriller film directed by Robert Radler and starring Treat Williams as a mercenary who goes undercover as a teacher in order to expose a college football team’s steroid-abuse scandal. It is the second sequel to The Substitute (1996). Outline Students at a local college… Read More

The Substitute 02: School's Out (1998)

Introduction The Substitute 2: School’s Out is a 1998 straight-to-DVD action-crime-thriller film directed by Steven Pearl and starring Treat Williams as Carl Thomasson (later spelled Karl in the sequels), a mercenary who masquerades as a teacher in order to enter a tough urban school and wreak his revenge upon his brother’s killer. The film has… Read More