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Class of 1984 (1982)

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A new teacher at a troubled inner-city high school soon ends up clashing with the delinquent leader of a punk posse that runs the school.

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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
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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

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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Die Klasse von 1984  »

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$4,300,000 (estimated)
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When Norris cuts the arm off the thug on the table saw, blood is clearly shown spattering into the left armpit of his white shirt. After he leaves the shop and is running in the hallway, the white shirt has no blood in that area. See more »

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Deneen: You jerks don't belong here.
Peter Stegman: Shut your hole, you little dyke!
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Let's Have a War
Performed by Fear
Written by Lee Ving and Derf Scratch
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Revenge of the 80's: I am the future! High school schlock returns!
15 October 2003 | by (Sacramento, CA) – See all my reviews

Class of 1984(1982) is trash at it's best. Punk kids running the schools, driving the teachers crazy. An idealistic teacher (Perry King) tries to change all that. But like all people who share his ideals in movies, they always run into a couple of bad eggs. This time "Teacher" has several of them,and their leader (Timothy Van Patten) who enjoys making the faculty go crazy. Everyone except "Teacher", he's from the "there's no such thing as a bad kid" school of thought. Boy, is he wrong. When those two bump heads, it's show time!! Over the top acting and mugging coupled with huge amounts of sleaze and bloody, bone crunching scrapping makes this one a winner. Check out the very young and pudgy Michael J. Fox! Roddy McDowall co-stars as a teacher who's seen way too much. One scene from this classic was shamelessly ripped off in 21 Jump Street!?

Highly recommended for cult fans.


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