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Class of Nuke 'Em High (1986)

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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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Storyline

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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It rotted their bodies. It corrupted their minds. And thats's the good news. See more »

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Comedy | Horror

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Release Date:

12 December 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Nuke 'Em High  »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The original title for the film was simply; 'Nuke 'Em High'. It was changed in hopes of people mistaking it for Class of 1984 (1982). See more »

Goofs

After MTV is insulted, Gonzo spits out his mouthpiece onto his giant nose-ring. When it cuts to the other character he's talking to, it's gone. When it cuts back to Gonzo, it reappears. This happens several times throughout their conversation. See more »

Quotes

Warren: You're not going to poison anymore kids!
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Crazy Credits

The main theme continues over a black screen for about a minute after the actual end credits have finished. See more »

Connections

Remade as Return to Nuke 'Em High Volume 1 (2013) See more »

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Whisper
Written, Performed and Produced by Michael Lattanzi
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A "masterpiece" of crap dedicated for a juvenile audience.
10 February 2007 | by (Noctropolis) – See all my reviews

I'm glad I was part (I was very young but still) of the Troma boom. Troma is a production company well known for crappy and sometimes cheesy movies. This isn't the exception! Oh no, "Class of Nuke 'Em High" has the winning formula that has given Troma a name in the business. We have cheap but likable f/x, glorious and gratuitous nudity, kick-ass action, cheap music , and campy acting. This is my kind of entertainment. Thank you USA's "Up All Night" for educating me on crap cinema. I got majors thanks for it.

This movie has plenty of good black humor and intense action a la Troma. So you get a sui generis cheap action flick with the occasional mix of blood and boobs.

No, don't expect a typical high school although in my teenager years I expected my school to look like this! A classic in Troma. If you want to get in the ideology of this noble production company, watch "Class of 'Nuke Em High". Jeez, even the title fits with everything.


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