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Dangerously Close (1986)

Rebel without a cause or a clue at an elite but uptight High School discovers some of his classmates have formed an even more elite clique more or less hell-bent on ridding the school, and ... See full summary »

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Randy McDevitt
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Danny Lennox
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Julie
Bradford Bancroft ...
Krooger Raines
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Ripper
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Brian Rigletti
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Lang Bridges (as Jerry DiNome)
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Corrigan
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Smith Raddock
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Molly
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Leon Biggs
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Nikki
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Betsy (as Karen Witter)
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Morelli
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Ms. Hoffman
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Rebel without a cause or a clue at an elite but uptight High School discovers some of his classmates have formed an even more elite clique more or less hell-bent on ridding the school, and quite possibly American society, of what they deem to be its undesirables because of ethnicity, politics, etc. Our hero recruits a teacher and some other "less desirable" classmates to undermine the elitists, and, naturally, things get quite violent. Written by meebly

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At Vista High there's a thin line between being cool and getting caught.

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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9 May 1986 (USA)  »

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Campus '86  »

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$2,390,525 (USA)
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Trivia

Film debut of J. Eddie Peck. See more »

Quotes

Krooger Raines: Deploy! Deploy!
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Connections

Featured in Under Cover (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

A Question Of Lust
Written by Martin Gore
Performed by Depeche Mode
Courtesy of Mute Records / Sire Records
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
From the album "Black Celebration" (1986)
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dangerously dull...
6 August 2002 | by (anaheim, ca) – See all my reviews

Not a good movie. Not a bad movie. Kind of a non-movie. Had to give it a shot being from the 80s. First up we get some nearly inaudible exchange between a father and son at a kitchen table, then some hot rod punker blazes his way to school in a loud car, then some panty waist talks about the dangers of something or other, then there's a shooting at a party, then I stopped the tape. Plotless, cheaply photographed, surprised even a head honcho at Canon read this script and said "Yeah, this is up to our standards". C'mon, guys, you made much better "junk" like "American Ninja" and "Invasion USA". Film also features the oldest looking high school students in film history. Not even the fast forward button can save you here.


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