The Faculty

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9.4/10. Well made movie here.The faculty of a high school becoming possessed by aliens of another planet's actually well done.I actually got invested in it as I might not have as a lot of late 90's horror didn't care about quality.Here though they really do care.Elijah Wood, Robert Patrick, Famke Janssen, Jordanna Brewster, Josh Harnett, and Clea Duvall did great.The T-1000 facing off against Frodo is amusing as is the nephew of Michael Myers against Jean Grey, Three scenes that stuck out for me were:1.Famke Janssen being sexy, putting Josh Harnett in his place,2.Famke Janssen's head crawling along during her possession and 3. The alien queen revealing herself to the future Frodo.This is a gem of the 90's that deserves the recognition it gets.It should've come out during the golden age of modern horror from 1974-1991.


The Faculty is a science fiction horror film that's fun as a game of "spot the actor" as many of the players become famous soon after this film. It's also a pretty effective mash up of various earlier films but not a parody-here, it's wary students vs teachers who are acting weirdly, and if you stay for detention or are left alone with them, you're likely never to return. Fun for some, especially those who like films such as Invasion of the Body Snatchers and The Thing.

Erik M.

Continuity mistake: When Casey is walking up to the school after his father drove him there, we see that Casey's bag strap is backwards. Then they cut to the car, and when they cut back to Casey and all of a sudden, his bagstrap is turned the right way. The next cut is when coach Willis and Casey's father look at Casey and then Casey starts to walk up to the school again and his bag strap is turned backwards again.

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Stan: Come on guys, this is nuts.
Delilah: Then leave, Stan. Why are you hanging around? Go win a Pulitzer.
Stan: Blow me, Delilah, 'cause I'm sick of you're shit.
Delilah: Well, then get the fuck out of here and take your little freak dyke with you.
Stokely: Fuck you, tit bags.
Casey: Will everybody calm down, please?

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Trivia: "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" co-star Charisma Carpenter was approached for the role of head cheerleader Delilah. Carpenter turned down the role, feeling it was too similar to her "mean-girl" "Buffy" character Cordelia.


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Question: In the scene where the main characters are talking about their peculiar behaviours i.e.- "Stokely, since when did you start liking boys" and "What, Delilah, you haven't gone without hairspray and contacts since birth". Can anyone please tell me what Delilah means when she says to Casey- "And Casey, since when did you become Sigourney Weaver?" I have never understood what it means but I think it might have some reference to the movie "Alien".

Answer: That's exactly right. Weaver fought aliens in all the "Alien" movies.


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