Robot teachers have been secretly placed in the schools where the students have run riot. The teachers do a good job of controlling the unruly youngsters, until they go too far and some ...
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Robot teachers have been secretly placed in the schools where the students have run riot. The teachers do a good job of controlling the unruly youngsters, until they go too far and some students get suspicious.Written by
The battle on the pier set up by the android teachers to pit the Blackhearts against the Razorheadz took about three to four days to film according to Director Mark L. Lester. He stated that they had to contend with downpours, mud and constant reloading of the weapons needed for the scene. See more »
You can briefly see the wire lifting Miles Langford (Malcolm McDowell) up when he is being choked by the robot. See more »
The mind is a terrible thing to waste - don't make me waste yours.
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German 18-rated Rental-Video was cut to reduce violence. The TV-Version also misses many violent moments. See more »
Implausible, laughable performances, but damn good fun.
You don't get any more hammy than this. Amongst all the trash of straight to video releases, you ocassionaly find a concept like this. A guy walks out of prison, and heads back to school to find that cyborg teachers are taking the code of the classroom a little to far. Schools in many American districts are regarded as "Free-fire zones" and the police won't even intervene in the deadly gang warfare that ensues whenever school is not on. No one ever asks "Why do these kids even bother going to school", but at this point, who cares? This is a gritty view of the future, with the kind of ironic humour that has made Verhoeven millions, if he had directed this it would have been the next Robocop. The cast shine with the likes of Malcolm MacDowell, Pam Grier and Stacey Keach and in the leading role is charasmatic Corey Feldman-clone, Bradley Gregg. Everyone is having fun with this movie and it is this attitude that makes it so watchable. A pumping rock soundtrack including Nine Inch Nails debut single pads this out even further. Great lines ooze from the script; I'll leave you with one of my favourites: "I'm going to go waste some teachers. Who's with me!"
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