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The Faculty (1998)

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Students suspect that their teachers are aliens after bizarre occurrences.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Delilah Profitt
... Stokely 'Stokes' Mitchell
... Marybeth Louise Hutchinson
... Zeke Tyler
... Stan Rosado
... Nurse Rosa Harper
... Miss Elizabeth Burke
... Mrs. Karen Olson
... Mr. Frank Connor (as Chris McDonald)
... Principal Valerie Drake
... Coach Joe Willis
... Gabe Santora
... Prof. Edward Furlong
... Mr. John Tate
... Casey Connor
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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

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The students at Herrington High always suspected their teachers were from another planet... they were right! See more »

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Horror | Sci-Fi

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

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$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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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 »

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(at around 1h 3 mins) Zeke places a paper towel over Oscar vertically, but when seen from another angle, he is placing the towel horizontal. See more »

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[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

The female teacher who was decapitated only to have her alien-controlled head rejoin her body, is seen (also very much alive) wearing a scarf around her neck, presumably to hide the scar. See more »

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Referenced in The Cabin in the Woods (2012) See more »

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Guys and Dolls
Written by Frank Loesser
Courtesy of Frank Music Corp.
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it was nice seeing Jordana Brewster in a earlier role
12 July 2012 | by See all my reviews

The Faculty is an amazing film. Well-directed by Robert Rodriguez, this film will keep the viewer riveted to the screen. With a good, edgy story line laced with humor and with solid performances given by the stellar cast, the film will hit its mark with those who enjoy well made sci-fi films. Starring Clea DuVall, Josh Hartnett, Jordana Brewster and Elijah Wood those actors make this movie both thrilling and hilarious. This movie brings together six kids from different high school cliques: Casey the geek, Stockly the goth, Delilah the cheerleader, Marybeth the new girl, Zeek the juvenile, and Stan the jock. The plot of the movie is Some aliens take over all the faculty from a school and then try to start taking over the students as well. The queen alien was very scary looking. This film may not be Oscar worthy but it's definitely entertaining, This movie could of used a sequel.


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