The movie Class of 1999 (1990) is set in a crime-ridden Seattle high school where the principal introduces combat-trained android teachers to control violence.
In the future year of 1999, Kennedy High School is marked by gang violence. Principal Miles Langford introduces three new “tactical education units” – advanced human-looking androids posing as teachers.
The movie Class of 1999 (1990) follows a feud between gang-leader Cody and new student Ryan. When Cody’s gang crosses paths with the android teachers, the robots reveal their true capabilities, deploying brutal punishments.
The androids’ violent measures to stop misbehavior intensify, resulting in student deaths. In the end, Cody and Ryan team up to destroy the militaristic androids before the robots fully take over.
- Bradley Gregg as Cody
- Traci Lind as Stacy
- Malcolm McDowell as Dr. Bob Forrest
- Stacy Keach as Principal Miles Langford
- Pam Grier as Ms. Connors
It is a thematic sequel to the 1982 film Class of 1984.
The movie’s tagline was “The future is now.”
Director Mark L. Lester also made the movies Commando and Firestarter.