This gripping but decidedly overwrought drama shows what happens when a military school becomes a military zone. Gen. Harlan Bache (George C. Scott, top-billed in little more than a cameo) runs the military academy, which is in danger of being closed because a greedy real estate combine
wants to replace the ivy-covered, tradition-laden buildings with luxury condominiums on the valuable property. The deal is made, but when the developers try to move in and shut the place down prior to razing the structures, the students revolt. Led by Moreland (Timothy Hutton), the boys unite to
demonstrate all they've learned--and taking over the armory, which is filled with weapon...