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Cutting Class (1989)

A murderer is loose in a high school in this 'whodunit' movie.

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Colleen (as Brenda Lynn Klemme)
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Mrs. Knocht
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High school student Paula Carson's affections are being sought after by two of her classmates: Dwight, the "bad boy", and Brian, a disturbed young man who has just been released from a mental hospital where he was committed following the suspicious death of his father. Soon after being released, more murders start happening. Is Brian back to his old tricks, or is Dwight just trying to eliminate the competition? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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No one said surviving high school would be easy. See more »


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7 February 1992 (Portugal)  »

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Assassinato no Colégio  »

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Jill Schoelen and Brad Pitt met on this film and eventually became engaged, though they never got married. See more »

Goofs

When Dwight chops the #2 door with the axe, he only chops away the bottom pane of glass and the bottom of the wooden frame. The top two panes, as well as almost all of the complete wooden frame are intact. A few seconds later when he runs away with Paula, all of the wooden frame is gone. See more »

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Paula Carson: No more fucking around with my emotions!
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Referenced in Grindhouse (2007) See more »

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FIGHT SONG
Performed by the John Glenn High School Eagle Band
Courtesy of John Glenn High School
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predictable! but entertaining
11 June 2002 | by See all my reviews

This teen slasher flick doesn't try to be different from others in the genre, but it has everything to succeed : it has a hot female lead character, sex related scenes, and gore.

And for the girls : it features a young Brad Pitt.

The 3 main characters of the movie are well developed, and the ending may be predictable but it works. I don't recommend "Cutting Class" but it's a slasher flick, and that makes it watchable.


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