Triskaidekafiles is a love letter to cheesy cinema from the 80s and 90s, with the occasional dip into other eras.  if you're a fan of MST3K, Elvira, Joe Bob Briggs, or just bad horror movies in general, Trisk is the place for you.

Filtering by Tag: high school

Monster High (1989)


WRITER: Ron Langsdon and John Platt

DIRECTOR: Rudiger Poe

STARRING: Dean Iandoli as Norm Median

Diana Frank as Candice Caine

David Marriott as Mr. Armageddon

Robert M. Lind as Dume

Sean Haines as Glume

D.J. Kerzner as O.D.

Bob Cady as Jon Doe

Susan Smeltzer as Miss Anne Thrope

David Fuhrer as Mel

QUICK CUT: It’s the end of the world as we know it, and this movie is not fine.

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Graduation Day (1981)


WRITERS: Written by Anne Marisse and Herb Freed
    Story by David Baughn

DIRECTOR: Herb Freed

STARRING: Christopher George as Coach Michaels
    Patch Mackenzie as Anne Ramstead
    E.J. Peaker as Blondie
    E. Danny Murphy as Kevin
    Michael Pataki as Guglione
    Richard Balin as Roberts
    Carmine Argenziano as Halliday
    Virgil Frye as MacGregor
    Beverly Dixon as Elaine Ramstead
    Hal Bokar as Ronald Corliss
    Linnea Quigley as Dolores
    Denise Cheshire as Sally
    Billy Hufsey as Tony
    Tom Hintaus as Pete
    Carl Rey as Ralph
    Karen Abbott as Joanne
    Vanna White as Doris

QUICK CUT: A Navy ensign returns to her childhood home to celebrate her sister's graduation, and the impending wedding with her high school sweetheart.

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Slaughter High (1986)


WRITERS: George Dugdale, Mark Ezra, Peter Litten

DIRECTORS: George Dugdale, Mark Ezra, Peter Litten

STARRING: Caroline Munro as Carol
    Simon Scuddamore as Marty
    Kelly Baker as Nancy
    Sally Cross as Susan
    Billy Hartman as Frank
    Carmine Iannaccone as Skip
    Gary Martin as Joe
    Michael Saffran as Ted
    Josephine Scandi as Shirley
    John Segal as Carl
    Donna Yaeger as Stella

QUICK CUT: After an April Fool's prank goes horribly wrong, ten years pass, and revenge finally comes after the kids responsible.

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Disturbing Behavior (1998)


WRITER: Scott Rosenberg

DIRECTOR: David Nutter

STARRING: James Marsden as Steve Clark
    Katie Holmes as Rachel Wagner
    Nick Stahl as Gavin Strick
    Steve Railsback as Officer Cox
    Bruce Greenwood as Dr. Caldicott
    William Sadler as Dorian Newberry

QUICK CUT: New student in town, Steve Clark, tries desperately to fit in amongst his new classmates, but the more he tries to fit in, the more he discoveres that Things Are Not Right in Cradle Bay.

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The Faculty (1998)


WRITER: Screenplay by Kevin Williamson
    Story by David Wechter & Bruce Kimmel

DIRECTOR: Robert Rodriguez

STARRING: Jordana Brewster as Delilah
    Clea DuVall as Stokely
    Laura Harris as Marybeth
    Josh Hartnett as Zeke
    Shawn Hatosy as Stan
    Salma Hayek as Nurse Harper
    Famke Janssen as Miss Burke
    Piper Laurie as Mrs. Olson
    Bebe Neuwirth as Principal Drake
    Robert Patrick as Coach Willis
    Jon Stewart as Mr. Furlong
    Elijah Wood as Casey

QUICK CUT: Aliens decide to take over the world, and start with a school in the middle of nowhere.  Because that's a good place for a takeover.

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