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Class of Nuke 'Em High (1986)

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.

Directors:

Richard W. Haines, Lloyd Kaufman (as Samuel Weil)

Writers:

Richard W. Haines (screenplay), Mark Rudnitsky (screenplay) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Janelle Brady ... Chrissy
Gil Brenton ... Warren (as Gilbert Brenton)
Robert Prichard Robert Prichard ... Spike
Pat Ryan ... Mr. Finley (as R.L. Ryan)
James Nugent Vernon James Nugent Vernon ... Eddie
Brad Dunker Brad Dunker ... Gonzo
Gary Schneider Gary Schneider ... Pete
Théo Cohan Théo Cohan ... Muffey
Gary Rosenblatt Gary Rosenblatt ... Greg
Mary Taylor Mary Taylor ... Judy
Rick Howard Rick Howard ... Spud
Lauren Heather McMahon Lauren Heather McMahon ... Taru (as Heather McMahan)
Chris McNamee Chris McNamee ... Joe
Anthony Ventola ... George
Arthur Lorenz Arthur Lorenz ... Dewy
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Storyline

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 <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Taglines:

Readin'...writin'... and radiation! See more »


Certificate:

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Official Sites:

Troma

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 December 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Nuke 'Em High See more »

Filming Locations:

New Jersey, USA See more »

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Budget:

$400,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Nuclear power...
26 October 2006 | by fmarkland32See all my reviews

In Tromaville, New Jersey (Where all Troma movies take place) a power plant is across the street from the local high school. Being a kid in high school is bad enough, Living in New Jersey is bad enough but living in Tromaville is extremely tough especially since the cretins rule the high schools and in Tromaville (As witnessed in Toxic Avenger 1-3) toxic waste is the only thing that can give you the necessary edge to defend your girlfriend, your school and indeed yourself from the cretins who rule the Tromaville high school. Ah yes, is there anything more signature in terms of feel and exploitation outside of the classic 80's Troma film? Well I don't think so. It's hard to explain exactly why this movie is so enjoyable. I mean quality wise it's no better than ROTOR but for some reason the movie's tone conveys an enjoyable feel that kept me mildly amused. Of course I saw this for the first time on TV a long time ago (I only remembered the nerd who puked green slime) but on re-watch this is a fairly fun movie. I give it three stars even though it doesn't make sense on any level, it's poorly made and it's just a mess but because it's a watchable mess and it has that nostalgic Troma feel that I find somewhat endearing. Plus the girl in the movie is very easy on the eyes. So check it out and chances are you won't ever see a movie quite like it. Plus it's called Class Of Nukem High and it pretty much delivers what you would expect. (Even a little more)

*** out of 4-(Good)


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