Class of Nuke 'Em High (1986)

R  |   |  Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi  |  12 December 1986 (USA)
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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 overview, first billed only:
Janelle Brady ...
Warren (as Gilbert Brenton)
Robert Prichard ...
Pat Ryan ...
Mr. Finley (as R.L. Ryan)
James Nugent Vernon ...
Brad Dunker ...
Gary Schneider ...
Théo Cohan ...
Gary Rosenblatt ...
Mary Taylor ...
Rick Howard ...
Lauren Heather McMahon ...
Taru (as Heather McMahan)
Chris McNamee ...
Arthur Lorenz ...


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 <>

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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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Did You Know?


Lauren Heather McMahon's role as Taru was originally a lot bigger. But McMahon was in a car accident and the 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 »


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 »


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 »


Referenced in Dreamcatcher (2003) See more »


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100% troma
16 June 2000 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Troma usually gives us demented violent comedies and they are really cool if very politically incorrect. I love them. This film is also cool. It has no real plot, but it's fun to laugh at the weird stuff going on. It is funny, but not as dark as the average troma film. If you were just trying to get into troma movies, this would be a good place to start. Not as gory as Toxic Avenger, Not as funny as Kabukiman, but still a cool movie.

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