How about a Teachers sequel, set in modern day, exploring the school's corrupt decision 34 years ago to cover up the gym teacher's serial sexual predation?
Peaked at #17 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock chart, July 28th, 1984. https://youtu.be/KSCaZ3v9Pfk Interesting write-up on the making of the album: http://ultimateclassicrock.com/whitesnake-slide-it-in/
Per Wikipedia: Hillary Clinton used this song during her campaign for the US presidency of 2008, baffling the band given the song's lyrics and controversial video.
It's not a film I watch very often, but when I do, it's not because I'm feeling miserable and seek to compound that misery by viewing the film as a presciently bleak political statement.
This kind of promotional gimmick for home video releases has always annoyed me. It's always felt condescending, as if we're supposed to swayed by, what's basically, "If you liked that really popular movie So-And-So was in, then you're gonna love this movie!".
I honestly believe this is one of those '80s movies that could not get made today, particularly at HBO.
The commercialization of political hysteria is nothing new, nor is it exclusive to the left side of the aisle.