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
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Director Mark L. Lester calls this his best film. See more »
The opening title scene when Mr Norris first arrives at the school, he gets out of his car and walks past Biology Teacher Mr Corrigan, standing at his car, and notices a gun inside his opened briefcase, the barrel is pointing down to the opening of the briefcase. In the next shot, the gun's barrel is pointing to the right side of the briefcase, before Mr Corrigan shuts the briefcase. See more »
Andrew Norris (Perry King) is a new teacher from Nebreska who has a run-in with the local toughs when he refuses to just look the other way like fellow teacher, Terry (Roddy McDowell) warns him to do. When the gang target his students (including a young Micheal J. Fox) as well as his pregnant wife, he has to take matters into his own hands. This b-movie from the '80's is amazingly great from the highly catchy Alice Cooper sung 'I Am the Future' to the many memorable quotes to the over the top ending. This is just a great piece of cinema and an '80's classic. Timothy Van Patton is a great foil as the leader of the gang. I VERY eagerly await the special edition DVD that's coming at the end of the summer.
My Grade: A
Eye Candy: Helena Quinton shows EVERYthing
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