Class of 1984 (1981)
Average Rating: 5.9/10
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A music teacher (Perry King) at a tough Los Angeles high school reaches out to his students with the gift of music -- only to find a gang of sadistic punk rockers is actively dissuading new members from joining the orchestra. Not only are the punkers sadistic; they are also led by the nefarious Timothy Van Patten (sporting Willie Aames-style blow-dried hair). The plot development: Van Patten is a musical prodigy, as he proves by banging out some angry classical tunes on the school Baldwin in
Jan 1, 1982 Wide
Jan 17, 2006
United Film Distribution
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Timothy Van Patten
Merrie Lynn Ross
Michael J. Fox
Elva Mai Hoover
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It's sad, really, that a movie deemed horrific enough to be banned in several countries 25 years ago seems almost na´ve by today's standards.
Whether for its eighties nostalgia, or its absurdly reactionary violence, this is one guilty pleasure that still makes the grade.
Alice Cooper sang the title song, which never hurts, but this movie is beyond saving.
Cheesy, campy, corny, and violent. In other words, a rather fun little B-movie.
Audience Reviews for Class of 1984
- Peter Stegman: Stegman doesn't play in anybody's asshole band, anyway.
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