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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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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:

You will not be disrespectful this school year! 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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 December 1998 (USA) See more »

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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

(at around 1h 30 mins) Among the motivational banners in the school's locker room is a sign that says "The will to win comes from within" which is particularly appropriate considering the body snatcher nature of the alien invaders taking over the staff and student body. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 30 mins) The controls for folding bleachers could be located in the gym if they are operated by a key; Casey does in fact turn a key before pushing the button. 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 »

Connections

References The X Files (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

School's Out
Written by Alice Cooper, Glen Buxton (uncredited), Michael Bruce, Dennis Dunaway (uncredited) and Neal Smith (uncredited)
Performed by Soul Asylum
Courtesy of Columbia Records
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it was nice seeing Jordana Brewster in a earlier role
12 July 2012 | by Marcus GeebsSee 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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