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The pupils at a high school next to a nuclear power plant start acting and looking strange after buying contaminated drugs from a plant worker.

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Janelle Brady ...
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Warren (as Gilbert Brenton)
Robert Prichard ...
Spike
Pat Ryan ...
Mr. Finley (as R.L. Ryan)
James Nugent Vernon ...
Eddie
Brad Dunker ...
Gonzo
Gary Schneider ...
Pete
Théo Cohan ...
Muffey
Gary Rosenblatt ...
Greg
Mary Taylor ...
Judy
Rick Howard ...
Spud
Lauren Heather McMahon ...
Taru (as Heather McMahan)
Chris McNamee ...
Joe
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George
Arthur Lorenz ...
Dewy
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When Warren and Chrissy notice some strange things happening around their high school, they begin to suspect that something is going on at the nuclear plant next door. Though the plant officials deny that there are any problems, Crissy gives birth to a bloodthirsty mutant who immediately begins eating everyone in the school. Will Warren and Chrissy be able to stop their killer kid? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Readin'...writin'... and radiation! See more »

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12 December 1986 (USA)  »

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Nuke 'Em High  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Lauren Heather McMahon's role as Taru was originally a lot bigger, but due to her having a car accident, her character was replaced by others in the script. Her scene in the film is also the only one solely directed by Richard W. Haines. See more »

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The ambulance that picks Chrissy up from the high school, though bringing her to local Tromaville Medical Center, clearly says MEDICAL CENTER Jersey City on the back doors. See more »

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Warren: But what about the Fellini festival?
Chrissy: Warren - fuck the Fellini festival!
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The main theme continues over a black screen for about a minute after the actual end credits have finished. See more »

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Referenced in Class of Nuke 'Em High Part II: Subhumanoid Meltdown (1991) See more »

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You're the One
Written, Performed and Produced by Michael Lattanzi
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Not What I Expected... And That's a Good Thing
21 February 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I've only seen 3 Troma films thus far(The Toxic Avenger, Bloodsucking Freaks, and this one) but this is my favorite so far. It's a fun piece of 80's trash that most horror/exploitation fans should enjoy. Aside from obvious similarities to The Toxic Avenger's storyline, I think this is a good movie that should be checked out.

The acting is awful but hilarious. I think the one thing Troma usually does well is gore, I thought the gore in this film was great and pretty disturbing. I also liked the look of the creature. This one has cheesy but great effects and an okay storyline. Check it out if you liked The Toxic Avenger!


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