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Class of 1999

Theatrical release poster
Directed by Mark L. Lester
Written by C. Courtney Joyner
Starring Bradley Gregg
Traci Lind
Malcolm McDowell
Stacey Keach
Patrick Kilpatrick
Pam Grier
John P. Ryan
Darren E. Burrows
Joshua John Miller
Distributed by Lightning Pictures
Release date(s) May 11, 1990
Running time 99 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Gross revenue $2,459,895 (domestic) [1]
Preceded by Class of 1984
Followed by Class of 1999 II: The Substitute

Class of 1999 is a 1990 science fiction film directed by Mark L. Lester.

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Synopsis

The time is the future and youth gang violence is so high that the areas around some schools have become "free fire zones," into which not even the police will venture. When Miles Langford (Malcolm McDowell), the principal of Kennedy High School, decides to take his school back from the gangs, robotics specialist Dr. Robert Forrest (Stacy Keach) provides "tactical education units." These human-like androids have been programmed to teach and are supplied with weapons to discipline problems. These kids will get a lesson... in staying alive.

Cast

Video and DVD releases

Class of 1999 was initially released on VHS via Vestron Video in 1991 and was later withdrawn. The film was released on DVD in other territories such as Korea and Australia. Lionsgate released the film on DVD for the first time in the USA on September 16, 2008.

Awards

Class of 1999 was nominated for Young Artist Award (Joshua John Miller).

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