MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 5,854 this week

Demolition University (1999)

Unrated  |  Video  |   |  Action, Thriller  |  23 February 1999 (USA)
3.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 3.5/10 from 356 users  
Reviews: 7 user | 2 critic

A college student and his friends try to thwart a deranged war veteran's plan to poison the city's water supply.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

ON DISC

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 167 titles
created 08 Nov 2011
 
DVD
a list of 152 titles
created 25 Aug 2012
 
a list of 826 titles
created 31 Jan 2013
 
a list of 62 titles
created 23 Sep 2013
 
a list of 6349 titles
created 10 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Demolition University (Video 1999)

Demolition University (Video 1999) on IMDb 3.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Demolition University.

Videos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Arrival II (1998)
Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

A computer hacker (Patrick Muldoon) learns of the plot of the backwards-kneed aliens to take over the Earth using their shape-shifting talents.

Director: Kevin Tenney
Stars: Patrick Muldoon, Jane Sibbett, Michael Sarrazin
Watchers (1988)
Action | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Based on a novel by Dean Koontz. A boy takes in a stray dog, later finding out that its an ultra-intelligent runaway from a genetic research lab. Unknow to him, the dog is being stalked by ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Hess
Stars: Corey Haim, Michael Ironside, Christopher Cary
Action | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Set in an unspecified time in the future, USA has declined and become a country of violence and racial prejudice. Griffin earns his living delivering pizzas while he tries to take care of ... See full summary »

Director: Rick King
Stars: Corey Haim, Patricia Arquette, Christopher Collet
Brain Dead (2007)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

The story of six people caught in the unusual (except in horror films) predicament of being stranded in a deserted fishing lodge with a host of alien-infected, mutant amoeba-controlled zombies at their doorstep.

Director: Kevin Tenney
Stars: Joshua Benton, Sarah Grant Brendecke, David Crane
Lost Boys: The Tribe (Video 2008)
Comedy | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

The orphan and former surfer Chris Emerson and his sister Nicole Emerson move to Luna Bay expecting to initiate a new life without housing expenses with their Aunt Jillian, but she charges ... See full summary »

Director: P.J. Pesce
Stars: Tad Hilgenbrink, Angus Sutherland, Autumn Reeser
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

On the last day before summer vacations Michael receives a glowing, but anonymous, love-letter. He suspects, or better: hopes, it's from Deborah, the girl he's after since a while, but who ... See full summary »

Director: David Greenwalt
Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Lori Loughlin, Kelly Preston
Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

Defense attorney Jennifer Garrick acquires a Pinocchio puppet from a condemned serial killer. Her pre-teen daughter, Zoe, mistakes the puppet as a birthday present and grows really attached... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Tenney
Stars: Candace McKenzie, Lewis Van Bergen, Ivan Gueron
Fast Getaway (Video 1991)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A lighthearted tail about a gang of bank robbers who fall out and split up. The brains of the gang is a boy who, with his father, successfully continue their crime spree. Annoyed at this, ... See full summary »

Director: Spiro Razatos
Stars: Corey Haim, Cynthia Rothrock, Leo Rossi
Witchtrap (1989)
Action | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

Parapsychologists try to make an inn haunted by an evil witch's ghost safe for guests.

Director: Kevin Tenney
Stars: James W. Quinn, Kathleen Bailey, Judy Tatum
The Cellar (1989)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

A young boy finds an ancient Comanche monster spirit in the basement of his home. His parents don't believe him, so he must kill the monster alone.

Director: Kevin Tenney
Stars: Patrick Kilpatrick, Chris Miller, Suzanne Savoy
Life 101 (Video 1995)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Director: Redge Mahaffey
Stars: Corey Haim, Ami Dolenz, Keith Coogan
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

An ex-cop resorts to drastic measures to get his wife back after she's kidnapped and held for ransom on the eve of their 5th wedding anniversary.

Director: Michael Masucci
Stars: Corey Haim, Frank Molina, Bernard Robichaud
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
...
Jenny
...
Professor Harris
...
Max
...
Bruce McGuinness
...
Gentry
...
Diane Woods
Joe Skorpen ...
Abdul
Michele Maika ...
Elia
...
Faddem
...
Momad
Joe Lala ...
Carlos Ramos
Michael Kayem ...
Mohammed
...
Kalmed
Eric Saiet ...
Power Worker #1
Edit

Storyline

A college student and his friends try to thwart a deranged war veteran's plan to poison the city's water supply.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Action | Thriller

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

23 February 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Demolition U  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Follows Demolition High (1996) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Corey blimey - this isn't very good.....
20 April 2007 | by (Edinburgh, Scotland, UK) – See all my reviews

Demolition University, a movie with very little demolition and five minutes of university. But we get plenty of Corey Haim.

The story is relatively straightforward. An American football player (Corey Haim) fails to catch a ball. Understandably, his angry team mates are enraged and decide to beat him up. However, they are prevented from doing so because they have to go and take a shower. After the lads have freshened up they chase Corey onto a yellow bus where he, the love-interest-girl and chief jock-baddie go on a field trip to a power plant. Unbeknownst to Corey and the gang, this power plant has been taken over by a renegade special forces soldier and a group of over-acting Arab terrorists. This ultimately leads to a game of cat and mouse between the terrorists, police and Corey Haim. At the centre of the chaos is a small glass jar of toxic liquid.

This is not a great film, in fact it could be argued that this is a rubbish film. If you are going to have any hope of enjoying this you will need to look out for the little details. For example, there is one terrorist in a checked shirt who I shall refer to as Shouting Man. Shouting Man appears to be unable to pull the trigger of his assault rifle without shouting very very loudly. Watch him. It's hysterical. He's an idiot.

Robert Forster turns up and sleepwalks through his performance. I guess he needed money for a new shed. Corey Haim tries his best but unfortunately he is Corey Haim. And he is clearly lost without Feldman. Although the relationship between Haim and the bad-jock reminded me of the chemistry between Tom Cruise and Val Kilmer in Top Gun. I was massively disappointed that they didn't use the line 'you can be my quarterback'.

Strictly for die-hard Haimsters.


4 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
this movie is BAD crawl27
Cross dresser? spam-59
Absolute GARBAGE woodyns
Discuss Demolition University (1999) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?