Class of 1999 (1990)
1999: Terrore in Classe
Die Klasse von 1999
Nomination Year: 2007
SYNOPSIS: In the future, schools are totally out of control, "free fire zones" run by the gangs. Desperate to regain control, the government tries using a group of re-programmed battledroids as teachers. Because what could possibly go wrong with that plan?
- Most Ludicrous Premise
Tactical Education Units
Battledroid designer Stacy Keach discusses his Artificially Created Tactical Education Units [a whole 1000 Megabytes of high school teaching power! --K]. But what we really want to know about is his Artificially Created Tactical Hair Unit [a whole 1000 Megayipes of Child Frightening Power! --K].
- Acting Appropriately Stupid
Upping the Anti-
Stacy Keach reveals that the teachers aren't just robots, they're repurposed battledroids. Then Principal Malcolm McDowell decides to terminate the program. Yeah, Malcolm, something's getting terminated all right, but it's not the program.
- Actors/Directors of Note
Actor Claim to Fame Bradley Gregg writer of Class of 1999; his kids are named Zion, McAbe, Braverijah, Galilee, and Jemima, which eliminates any sympathy I may have had for him Traci Lind Malcolm McDowell "Alex" in A Clockwork Orange; "Soran" in Star Trek: Generations; "H.G. Wells" in Time After Time; famous voice, famous face Stacey Keach Hard-boozing "Mike Hammer" Patrick Kilpatrick Pam Grier John P. Ryan
Director Claim to Fame Mark L. Lester
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