The Faculty

The Faculty is a 1998 science fiction teen horror film written by Kevin Williamson, directed by Robert Rodriguez, and stars, Elijah Wood, Josh Hartnett, Shawn Hatosy, Jordana Brewster, Clea DuVall, Laura Harris, Robert Patrick, Bebe Neuwirth, Piper Laurie, Famke Janssen, Usher Raymond, Salma Hayek, and Jon Stewart.

One evening at Herrington High School in Ohio, several teachers and the principal leave after discussions about the schools budget. Having left her keys behind, Principal Valerie Drake Bebe Neuwirth returns to retrieve them. In her office, she is barred from leaving by Coach Willis Robert Patrick, who becomes increasingly erratic. As she attempts to leave, Willis impulsively stabs a pencil through her hand. Valerie flees to the entrance only to find the door chained up and drama teacher Mrs. Olsen Piper Laurie outside. She retrieves her keys and grabs a pair of scissors, and is able to escape. Outside, Mrs. Olsen emotionlessly grabs the scissors, and stabs Valerie to death.The following morning, the films protagonist students are introduced. Casey Connor Elijah Wood, the dedicated but perpetually harassed photographer for the school newspaper, is the unappreciated assistant to spiteful Delilah Profitt Jordana Brewster, the papers editorinchief and head cheerleader. Delilahs mistreated boyfriend Stan Rosado Shawn Hatosy is contemplating quitting the schools football team to pursue academics. Zeke Tyler Josh Hartnett, an intelligent yet rebellious student repeating his senior year who sells, among other illegal items, a powdery ecstasylike drug he manufactures and distributes, is confronted by Miss Elizabeth Burke Famke Janssen, who expresses concern for him over his illegal activities. Naive transfer student from Atlanta, Georgia, Marybeth Louise Hutchinson Laura Harris, attempts to befriend selfstyled outcast, Stokely Mitchell Clea DuVall, despite the fact that Delilah has deliberately spread rumors that Stokes is a lesbian even though she has a crush on Stan. Marybeth, on the other hand, develops a crush on Zeke. ........

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