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Class of 1984 (1982)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  20 August 1982 (USA)
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Andy is a new teacher and an inner city high school that is like nothing he has ever seen before. The students have to go through a metal detector when they go through the front door and ... See full summary »

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Merrie Lynn Ross ...
Diane Norris
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Drugstore
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Arthur (as Michael Fox)
Keith Knight ...
Barnyard
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Neil Clifford ...
Fallon
Al Waxman ...
Detective Stewiski
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Deneen (as Erin Flannery)
David Gardner ...
Principal Morganthau
Steve Pernie ...
Rejack
Robert Reece ...
Leroy
Joseph Kelly ...
Jimmy
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Storyline

Andy is a new teacher and an inner city high school that is like nothing he has ever seen before. The students have to go through a metal detector when they go through the front door and everything is basically run by a tough kid named Peter Stegman. Soon, Andy and Stegman become enemies and Stegman will stop at nothing to protect his turf and drug dealing business. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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The teachers at Lincoln High have a very dangerous problem... their students! See more »


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20 August 1982 (USA)  »

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A Classe de 1984  »

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$4,300,000 (estimated)
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According to Mark L. Lester Perry King was the first and only actor considered for the role of Andrew Norris. See more »

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(at around 21 mins) When Sally auditions for Peter Stegman, the far shots show her wearing some kind of decoration around her neck, while the close-up shots show her neck bare. See more »

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Terry Corrigan: I'll bet I know who you are. You're Mr. Goldstein's replacement. Terry Corrigan, biology.
Andrew Norris: Andy Norris, music. What's the gun for?
Terry Corrigan: Where have you been teaching lately?
Andrew Norris: Lately? Nowhere.
Terry Corrigan: It figures.
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Referenced in Shahenshah (1988) See more »

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Suburbanite
Music by Lalo Schifrin
Performed by Jeffrey Baxter
Produced by Steve Tyrell
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maybe my favorite b-grade film of all time...
25 August 2001 | by (new york, new york) – See all my reviews

wonderful and amusing punk rock version of the teen gang movie. when new teacher andy norris (perry king) arrives at lincoln high, he unwittingly pits himself against a gang of punks led by the legendary timothy van patton (who shocks the audience with a beautiful self-written piano solo). as norris continues to investigate the punks' behavior, he finds himself and his wife caught up in violent world of high school brutality. some of the best and worst moments in video history are caught within the action-packed 93 minutes. absolutely fantastic cult film, deserves many, many viewings...


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