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Class of 1984 (1982)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  20 August 1982 (USA)
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Andrew Norris is a new teacher in an inner city high school that is like nothing he has ever seen before. This school is so dangerous that the students have to go through a metal detector ... 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
Erin Noble ...
Deneen (as Erin Flannery)
David Gardner ...
Principal Morganthau
Steve Pernie ...
Rejack
Robert Reece ...
Leroy
Joseph Kelly ...
Jimmy
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Storyline

Andrew Norris is a new teacher in an inner city high school that is like nothing he has ever seen before. This school is so dangerous that the students have to go through a metal detector at the front door and almost everything is run by a punk posse lead by a delinquent named Peter Stegman. Soon, Norris and Stegman clash 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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Trivia

Some theaters showed the film on double bill with 'The Road Warrior (1981)'. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Stegman and his gang go to the punk band club, the punk band Teenage Head are playing. The song that the band is playing is called "Got No Sense". Before Stegman gets on stage to stage dive, he gives a two fingered gesture to the crowd. The singer of the band onstage is next to Stegman singing the song, but his lips are not matching to the words of the song being played by the band. See more »

Quotes

[Patsy taunts Andy]
Patsy: Come and get it, teacher teacher!
[kiss kiss kiss; chuckles]
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Features Bobbie Jo and the Outlaw (1976) See more »

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Ain't Got No Sense
Written and Performed by Teenage Head
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Brutally honest, king of the 80's high school punk scene
20 January 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

King of the 80's high school punk scene. Where is Timothy Van Patten? According to the the site (imdb)he's done some directing but I thought he kicked ass as the gangs leader Stegman, a chilling and mesmerizes performance in my book. While Perry King gave me a good look at a teacher just trying to get through to these disturbed teens while fighting for his life at the same time. Not like Sam Jackson in "187" but still a good teacher. My personal favorite is when Roddy McDowell holds up his biology class at gunpoint after the gang kills his beloved pets. Personally I think this is an important movie.

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Ryan


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