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Cast

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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
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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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Shot in 45 days. See more »

Goofs

There is a visible pad under Mr Norris's shirt, as he is beaten up. See more »

Quotes

Deneen: You jerks don't belong here.
Peter Stegman: Shut your hole, you little dyke!
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Connections

Followed by Class of 1999 (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

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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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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