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The Faculty (1998)

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Students suspect that their teachers are aliens after bizarre occurrences.

Director:

Robert Rodriguez

Writers:

David Wechter (story), Bruce Kimmel (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jordana Brewster ... Delilah Profitt
Clea DuVall ... Stokely 'Stokes' Mitchell
Laura Harris ... Marybeth Louise Hutchinson
Josh Hartnett ... Zeke Tyler
Shawn Hatosy ... Stan Rosado
Salma Hayek ... Nurse Rosa Harper
Famke Janssen ... Miss Elizabeth Burke
Piper Laurie ... Mrs. Karen Olson
Christopher McDonald ... Mr. Frank Connor (as Chris McDonald)
Bebe Neuwirth ... Principal Valerie Drake
Robert Patrick ... Coach Joe Willis
Usher Raymond ... Gabe Santora
Jon Stewart ... Prof. Edward Furlong
Daniel von Bargen ... Mr. John Tate
Elijah Wood ... Casey Connor
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Storyline

A horror tale set in a High School where the students suspect the teaching staff of being aliens, who are intent on making the students their victims. Written by Jordan Chamerski

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

And you thought YOUR teachers were weird... See more »

Genres:

Horror | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence/gore, strong language, drug use and some nudity | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 December 1998 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,633,495, 27 December 1998, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$40,064,955, 9 May 1999
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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Tina Rodriguez: (at around 10 mins) the tattooed girl whom Marybeth asks where the office is, is director Robert Rodriguez' sister. See more »

Goofs

(at around 25 mins) The position of the soap on a string in the shower scene with Stan and Mrs. Brummel. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Coach Willis: You got to pick up the line. God damn it! Get off the fucking field you limp ass blow jobs!
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Crazy Credits

During the cast pictures at the end, the science teacher who was 'killed' in the film is shown very much alive with a patch over his eyes and bandages over his fingers. See more »

Alternate Versions

In the TV version most of the foul language and objectionable phrases were dubbed out (Most notably in scenes involving the fighting couple, Mr. Furlong says "Phooey" instead of the F word, etc.) but for some scenes different versions were shot including the one where Casey's dad finds the porno and instead of "No more bopping the bishop" he actually says "No more fantasy sessions." And in the locker room scene where Casey says "It must really blow to be you" it is seen from a different angle and Casey says "It must be a show to be you." See more »

Connections

References The X-Files (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Stay Young
Written by Noel Gallagher
Performed by Oasis
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd.
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good sci fi horror.
27 October 2012 | by deatman9See all my reviews

I remember first seeing this movie when I was young and I really liked it. I watched it again last night and nothing has changed. The idea is a fresh new twist on a common story and it has a great cast. Probably the best cast of any sci-fi horror that comes to mind.Its entertaining but not that scary.

This movie is about a group of students that attend high school. Everything goes along as normal until one day they start noticing their teachers acting very strange. After witnessing the teachers attack another teacher they reason the teachers have been taken over by aliens and the students are next.

This movie was actually pretty good even the monster that looked pretty cheesy didn't take anything away from this. Definitely a fun movie and entertaining watch.


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