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Class of 1984 (1982)

 -  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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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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Class of 1984. Is this the future? See more »


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20 August 1982 (USA)  »

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$4,300,000 (estimated)
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Nearly every shot of Timothy Van Patten is done from a low angle, to make him more threatening. See more »

Goofs

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 »

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[Patsy taunts Andy]
Patsy: Come and get it, teacher teacher!
[kiss kiss kiss; chuckles]
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An absorbing piece of exploitation.
21 December 2001 | by See all my reviews

"Death Wish" meets "The Blackboard Jungle" in this brutal, increasingly violent thriller. If I were to judge it from a strictly objective point of view, I'd have to be very negative - it's a totally exploitative piece of work. But there is something inherently absorbing about this movie, and you simply can't take your eyes off it. Its 93 minutes pass like a breeze, and for that alone it probably deserves two stars. Has pretty good acting, too.


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