• The Faculty (1998)

The Faculty

Release Date: December 25th, 1998

DVD Release Date: June 15th, 1999

R |1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary

To the students at Harrington High, the principal and her posse of teachers have always been a little odd, but lately they've been behaving positively alien. Controlled by otherworldly parasites, the faculty try to infect students one by one. Cheerleader Delilah (Jordana Brewster), football player Stan (Shawn Hatosy), drug dealer Zeke (Josh Hartnett) and new girl Marybeth (Laura Harris) team up with some of their other classmates to fight back against the invaders.

Cast: Jordana Brewster, Clea Duvall, Laura Harris, Josh Hartnett, Shawn Hatosy, Salma Hayek, Famke Janssen, Piper Laurie

Director: Robert Rodriguez

Genres: Horror , Science fiction

Production Co: Dimension Films

Keywords: 1990s , Temptation , Friendship , Emotional , Growing up , Escape , Tense

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Chicago Tribune

    All the young actors, especially Joshua Hartnett as the misunderstood drug dealer, deliver fine performances in their diverse group, which forms a kind of horror film equivalent of "The Breakfast Club." [25 Dec 1998]

  • 75
    New York Daily News

    This alien high school sci-fi tale has clever wit, clever FX.

  • 75
    Bob GrahamSan Francisco Chronicle

    Sly and very savvy. show more

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