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Class of 1984 (1982)

R  |   |  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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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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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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20 August 1982 (USA)  »

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A Classe de 1984  »

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$4,300,000 (estimated)
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Roddy McDowall actually drove the car in the scene where Corrigan goes crazy and attempts to run down Stegman's gang. The camera was mounted on the hood as McDowall drove the vehicle crazily down the street. See more »

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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 »

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Peter Stegman: When it comes to killin', teacher teacher's just got too much to lose... otherwise, you coulda done me right. Like this!
[busts his head open against a mirror]
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Referenced in Hip Hip Hurray (1984) See more »

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You Better Not Step Out of Line
Music by Lalo Schifrin & Jeffrey Baxter
Lyrics by Gary Osborne
Performed by Randall Bramlett
Produced by Steve Tyrell
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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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