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Dangerously Close (1986)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Thriller  |  9 May 1986 (USA)
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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 ... 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
Debra Berger ...
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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$2,390,525 (USA)
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Krooger Raines: Deploy! Deploy!
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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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Yes! Cannon Films produced very good movies. This is one.
27 October 1999 | by (Brosville, France) – See all my reviews

Probably the best movie Albert Pyun directed. First rate cinematography and photography (shades of blue and red during the night scenes especially). So-so actors but with a special mention to Mr Stockwell and J. Eddie Peck (whatever happened to him anyway after that movie?).The screenplay is the best on this subject.Most of the time in college/high school movies, the fact of being different is an issue and you end "normal" at the end (She's all that and others very bad stuff). Here, being different is enough to get you killed. This is the most interesting part of the plot : it got an unusual political and sociological issue that is scarier than any Scream movie. Be sure to see the movie til the very last image and you'll know why. Great suspense that makes you think!


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