The murderous fisherman with a hook is back to once again stalk the two surviving teens, Julie and Ray, who had left him for dead, as well as cause even more murder and mayhem, this time at a posh island resort.
Jennifer Love Hewitt,
Freddie Prinze Jr.,
Several scenes involving an additional character named Venus, played by Kidada Jones, were shown in TV previews for the film, as well as Tommy Hilfiger commercials, but cut from the film. She is also visible in a scene in the theatrical version, standing next to Gabe (Usher Raymond) in Mr. Furlong's (Jon Stewart) science class when they are looking at the "new species" in the aquarium. See more »
(at around 17 mins) When Stokely, Delilah, and Mary Beth are outside, Delilah is talking to Mary Beth about Stokely being a lesbian. Stokely then starts putting things into her backpack. From a wide shot we seeing Stokely zipping up her backpack and nothing else is left on the table. The next shot shows Stokely grabbing her cigarettes from off the table. See more »
You got to pick up the line. God damn it! Get off the fucking field you limp ass blow jobs!
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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 »
Trailers include several scenes not present in the final theatrical release:
Piper Laurie's character breaks the glass of a door;
Casey tosses a chair at Mr. Furlong when he attacks the students in class;
after Mr. Furlong's death, Casey looks out the window and Stokely asks the question "Isn't this usually the point where someone says 'let's get the hell out of here'?". Casey responds instead of Stan.
Gabe says "This is some weird shit."
Coach Willis pops up behind Delilah in a stall in the girls' bathroom.
One of the teacher's finger turns into a tentacle while holding a coffee cup.
Coach Willis yelling: "There's no way to run!"
Coach Willis locking a door or a gate and then saying:"Now We're gonna have some fun!"
Mr. Tate holding up Venus and sticking her to the wall & then saying: "Where are your friends?"
It's a Robert Rodriguez film. It's a Kevin Williamson screenplay. You already know that it's in the same vein as'Bodysnatchers,' etc. Anybody who *doesn't* know this but saw and enjoyed the Scream flicks or the "I Know ..." movies is likely to enjoy this.
No, it doesn't really have the same underlying Red Scare theme of the original Bodysnatchers (or Arthur Miller's Crucible), although it *is* about what every modern high school movie seems to be about: how much their presumed roles imposed on teens makes their lives painful, and how great it is to unleash those strictures. Sure, it's not Bergman, but who really expects haute couture from a sci-fi horror flick? Oh, and any 'homophobia' attributed to the movie (as opposed to some of its high school student characters, just as occurs in real life) is questionable at best.
"The Faculty" is no more and no less than another entry in 'new geek cinema,' slightly more intelligent and self-referential than your standard SCI-FI Network fare. Appreciated on its own terms, or anything close to them, it's a lot of fun!
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