The Faculty

December 25, 1998 0 By Fans
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Students suspect that their teachers are aliens after bizarre occurances.

Release Year: 1998

Rating: 6.3/10 (49,978 voted)

Critic's Score: 61/100

Robert Rodriguez

Stars: Jordana Brewster, Clea DuVall, Laura Harris

A horror tale set in a High School where the students suspect the teaching staff of being aliens, who are intent on making the students their victims.

Writers: David Wechter, Bruce Kimmel


Jordana Brewster

Delilah Profitt

Clea DuVall

Stokely 'Stokes' Mitchell

Laura Harris

Marybeth Louise Hutchinson

Josh Hartnett

Zeke Tyler

Shawn Hatosy

Stan Rosado

Salma Hayek

Nurse Rosa Harper

Famke Janssen

Miss Elizabeth Burke

Piper Laurie

Mrs. Karen Olson

Christopher McDonald

Mr. Frank Connor

Bebe Neuwirth

Principal Valerie Drake

Robert Patrick

Coach Joe Willis

Usher Raymond

Gabe Santora

Jon Stewart

Prof. Edward Furlong

Daniel von Bargen

Mr. John Tate

Elijah Wood

Casey Connor

The new science fiction thriller – From the director of Desperado & From Dusk till Dawn – From the writer of Scream & Scream 2

Release Date: 25 December 1998

Filming Locations: Austin, Texas, USA

Box Office Details

Budget: $15,000,000


Opening Weekend: $11,633,495
(27 December 1998)
(2365 Screens)

Gross: $40,064,955
(9 May 1999)

Technical Specs


Did You Know?


[Tina Rodriguez]
the tattooed girl whom Marybeth asks where the office is, is director Robert Rodriguez' sister.


Zeke's first two cigarettes disappear and reappear between shots.


[first lines]

Coach Willis:
You got to pick up the line. God damn it! Get off the fucking field you limp ass blow jobs!

User Review

An excellent treatment of a familiar story

Rating: 8/10

Of course the story told by this film (aliens land in small Mid-West
town and start taking over the humans) is very familiar but it is still
a great story and this film tells it as well as any of the others (and
better than most). There is a lot of humour, many very good action
scenes, and some really nail-biting suspense. But what really makes
this film special are the main characters: a delightful group of funny
and interesting students, who have to cope with the trials of
high-school life as well as the demands of defending the Earth against
an insidious alien invasion.

If you know the other films of Robert Rodriguez (Desperado, From Dusk
Till Dawn) you will find another film which displays the same wit and
assured lightness of touch that makes this director's work such a

Great Stuff!