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1.
Last Night (1998)
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A group of very different individuals with different ideas of how to face the end come together as the world is expected to end in six hours at the turn of the century. (95 mins.)
Director: Don McKellar
 
2.
Blindness (2008)
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A city is ravaged by an epidemic of instant white blindness. (121 mins.)
 
3.
Naked Lunch (1991)
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After developing an addiction to the substance he uses to kill bugs, an exterminator accidentally murders his wife and becomes involved in a secret government plot being orchestrated by giant bugs in a port town in North Africa. (115 mins.)
 
4.
It's All Gone Pete Tong (2004)
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Its All Gone Pete Tong is a comedy following the tragic life of legendary Frankie Wilde. The story takes... (90 mins.)
Director: Michael Dowse
 
5.
Exotica (1994)
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Francis, whose daughter was murdered a few years ago, is always watching Christina dance in the night club Exotica. One night he is dared to touch the girl and ends up being thrown out. He then sends in Thomas to try and find explanations. (103 mins.)
Director: Atom Egoyan
 
6.
Videodrome (1983)
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A sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a very unusual fashion when he acquires a new kind of programming for his station. (87 mins.)
 
7.
The Fly (1986)
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A brilliant but eccentric scientist begins to transform into a giant man/fly hybrid after one of his experiments goes horribly wrong. (96 mins.)
 
8.
Fubar (2002)
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Headbangers Terry and Dean explore the depths of friendship, and the art and science of drinking beer like a man. (76 mins.)
Director: Michael Dowse
 
9.
The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1974)
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The younger son of a working-class Jewish family in Montreal, Duddy Kravitz yearns to make a name for himself in society... (120 mins.)
Director: Ted Kotcheff
 
10.
Ginger Snaps (2000)
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Two death-obsessed sisters, outcasts in their suburban neighborhood, must deal with the tragic consequences when one of them is bitten by a deadly werewolf. (108 mins.)
Director: John Fawcett
 
11.
Shivers (1975)
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The residents of a suburban high-rise apartment building are being infected by a strain of parasites that turn them into mindless, sex-crazed fiends out to infect others by the slightest sexual contact. (87 mins.)
 
12.
Highway 61 (1991)
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A naive Canadian barber who knows US popular culture inside and out meets a flamboyant roadie who needs... (102 mins.)
Director: Bruce McDonald
 
13.
eXistenZ (1999)
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A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest virtual reality creation with a marketing trainee to determine if the game has been damaged. (97 mins.)
 
14.
The Hanging Garden (1997)
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William, a once obese and depressed adolescent, is able to move past his teenage years when he moves to the city and comes out as being gay. When he returns home though, he can't cope with his memories. (91 mins.)
Director: Thom Fitzgerald
 
15.
Spider (2002)
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A mentally disturbed man takes residence in a halfway house. His mind gradually slips back into the realm created by his illness, where he replays a key part of his childhood. (98 mins.)
 
16.
Breakfast with Scot (2007)
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The hockey career of former Toronto Maple Leaf Eric McNally, who was known as a tough enforcer, came to an end with a shoulder injury... (90 mins.)
Director: Laurie Lynd
 
17.
Heavy Metal (1981)
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A glowing orb terrorizes a young girl with a collection of stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror. (86 mins.)
 
18.
Wilby Wonderful (2004)
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A day-in-the-life dark comedy concerning a group of islanders, their respective secrets, and one man's plan to kill himself quietly. (99 mins.)
Director: Daniel MacIvor
 
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Water (2005)
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The film examines the plight of a group of widows forced into poverty at a temple in the holy city of Varanasi. It focuses on a relationship between one of the widows, who wants to escape the social restrictions imposed on widows, and a man who is from the highest caste and a follower of Mahatma Gandhi. (117 mins.)
Director: Deepa Mehta
 
20.
Roadkill (1989)
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Ramona works in a concert agency and is sent after the rock band 'Children of Paradise' who have disappeared... (80 mins.)
Director: Bruce McDonald
“ Perfect watch for a film student ” - HelpImbeingeaten
 
21.
Better Than Chocolate (1999)
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Two attractive young lesbians, Maggie and Kim, meet in Vancouver, develop a passionate romance, and move in together... (101 mins.)
Director: Anne Wheeler
 
22.
Little Criminals (1995 TV Movie)
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Des is an eleven year old kid who has had a really bad deal in life. Crime and mischief are the main... (120 mins.)
Director: Stephen Surjik
 
23.
Hobo with a Shotgun (2011)
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A homeless vigilante blows away crooked cops, pedophile Santas, and other scumbags with his trusty pump-action shotgun. (86 mins.)
Director: Jason Eisener
 
24.
The Triplets of Belleville (2003)
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When her grandson is kidnapped during the Tour de France, Madame Souza and her beloved pooch Bruno team up with the Belleville Sisters--an aged song-and-dance team from the days of Fred Astaire--to rescue him. (78 mins.)
Director: Sylvain Chomet
 
25.
Away from Her (2006)
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A man coping with the institutionalization of his wife because of Alzheimer's disease faces an epiphany when she transfers her affections to another man, Aubrey, a wheelchair-bound mute who also is a patient at the nursing home. (110 mins.)
Director: Sarah Polley
 
26.
Eastern Promises (2007)
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A Russian teenager living in London who dies during childbirth leaves clues to a midwife in her journal that could tie her child to a rape involving a violent Russian mob family. (100 mins.)
 
27.
Porky's (1981)
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In 1954, a group of Florida high schoolers seek out to help their buddy lose his virginity, which leads them to seek revenge on a sleazy nightclub owner and his redneck sheriff brother for harassing them. (94 mins.)
Director: Bob Clark
 
28.
3 Needles (2005)
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A three-paneled look at the worldwide AIDS crisis: in Montreal, a porn actor (Ashmore) schemes to pass his mandatory blood test; a young nun (Sevigny) makes a personal sacrifice for the benefit of a South African village; in rural China, a black market operative (Liu) posing as a goverment-sanctioned blood drawer jeopardizes an entire village's safety. (127 mins.)
Director: Thom Fitzgerald
 
29.
Sharkwater (2006 Documentary)
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An investigation of sharks' importance to ecosystems and humankind's mass destruction of shark species worldwide. (89 mins.)
Director: Rob Stewart
 
30.
Cube (1997)
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Six complete strangers of widely varying personality characteristics are involuntarily placed in an endless kafkaesque maze containing deadly traps. (90 mins.)
Director: Vincenzo Natali
 
31.
Crash (1996)
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After getting into a serious car accident, a TV director discovers an underground sub-culture of scarred, omnisexual car-crash victims who use car accidents and the raw sexual energy they produce to try to rejuvenate his sex life with his wife. (100 mins.)
 
32.
Meat Market (2000 Video)
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Animals attacks, says the TV news. But two ex-security agents know the real cause - maybe the real culprits... (90 mins.)
Director: Brian Clement
 
33.
The Tracey Fragments (2007)
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15-year-old Tracey Berkowitz is naked under a shower curtain at the back of a bus, looking for her little brother Sonny, who thinks he's a dog. (77 mins.)
Director: Bruce McDonald
 
34.
Beefcake (1998)
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This film looks at the 1950's muscle men's magazines and the representative industry that were popular supposedly as health and fitness magazines... (97 mins.)
Director: Thom Fitzgerald
 
35.
Stardom (2000)
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A young girl is plucked from small-town obscurity and thrust into the spotlight of the glamorous world of super-models. (100 mins.)
Director: Denys Arcand
 
36.
The Sweet Hereafter (1997)
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A bus crash in a small town brings a lawyer to the town to defend the families, but he discovers that everything is not what it seems. (112 mins.)
Director: Atom Egoyan
 
37.
Childstar (2004)
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Taylor Brandon Burns, a conflicted twelve-year-old TV star from the U.S., runs away from the set - and his problems... (98 mins.)
Director: Don McKellar
 
38.
The Peanut Butter Solution (1985)
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Peanut butter is the secret ingredient for magic potions made by two friendly ghosts. Eleven-year-old... (94 mins.)
Director: Michael Rubbo
 
39.
Jesus of Montreal (1989)
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A group of actors put on an unorthodox, but acclaimed Passion Play which incites the opposition of the Catholic Church while the actors' lives themselves begin to mirror the Passion itself. (118 mins.)
Director: Denys Arcand
 
40.
C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005)
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C.R.A.Z.Y. Extraordinary lives of ordinary people in search of love and happiness - that's the premise of "C.R.A.Z.Y", a family drama unlike any other. (127 mins.)
 
41.
Trailer Park Boys (1999)
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Two petty felons have a documentary made about their life in a trailer park. (67 mins.)
 
42.
White Lies (1998 TV Movie)
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How can a smart middle class girl suddenly turn into a devoted right wing debater? That's what happens with Catherine when she meets the charismatic leaders of the neo-nazi organization NIM. (92 mins.)
Director: Kari Skogland
 
43.
Heaven on Earth (2008)
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Chand, a young Punjabi woman, travels to Canada to marry a man she has never met. They live in a crowded suburban house and Chand has to also put up with her husband's abusive behavior. (106 mins.)
Director: Deepa Mehta
 
44.
Passchendaele (2008)
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The lives of a troubled veteran, his nurse girlfriend and a naive boy intersect first in Alberta and then in Belgium during the bloody World War I battle of Passchendaele. (114 mins.)
Director: Paul Gross
 
45.
Fire (1996)
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Ashok runs a family business that sells takeout food that also has a video rental store at the side... (108 mins.)
Director: Deepa Mehta
 
46.
The Rocket: The Legend of Rocket Richard (2005)
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A story about Quebec's most famous hockey player, Maurice "The Rocket" Richard, focusing on the struggles of a French Canadian in the National Hockey League dominated by Anglophones. (124 mins.)
Director: Charles Binamé
 
47.
My Life Without Me (2003)
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A young woman conceals the fact of her terminal cancer to live her life with a passion she never had before. (106 mins.)
Director: Isabel Coixet
 
48.
Hard Core Logo (1996)
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Bruce Macdonald follows punk bank Hard Core Logo on a harrowing last-gasp reunion tour throughout Western Canada... (92 mins.)
Director: Bruce McDonald
 
49.
The Decline of the American Empire (1986)
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Sexual revelations emerge when a group of academics and their partners spend a weekend at a country retreat. (101 mins.)
Director: Denys Arcand
 
50.
Quest for Fire (1981)
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This story takes place in prehistoric time when three prehistoric tribesmen search for a new fire source. (100 mins.)
 
51.
Scanners (1981)
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A scientist sends a man with extraordinary psychic powers to hunt others like him. (103 mins.)
 
52.
Ginger Snaps 2: Unleashed (2004)
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Ginger's sister Brigitte, now a werewolf herself, must try to find a cure for her blood lust before the next full moon while hiding out in a rehab clinic from a relentless werewolf. (94 mins.)
Director: Brett Sullivan
 
53.
Maelstrom (2000)
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After plunging her car into a river, a woman encounters a man who helps her come to terms with her life. (87 mins.)
 
54.
New Waterford Girl (1999)
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A gifted teenager, dreaming of life beyond her small town, becomes inspired when a 15-year-old girl from New York moves in next door. (97 mins.)
Director: Allan Moyle
 
55.
Rabid (1977)
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A young woman develops a taste for human blood after undergoing experimental plastic surgery, and her victims turn into rabid, blood-thirsty zombies who proceed to infect others, which turns into a city-wide epidemic. (91 mins.)
 
56.
Bon Cop Bad Cop (2006)
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Two Canadian detectives, one from Ontario and the other from Quebec, must work together when a murdered victim is found on the Ontario Quebec border line. (116 mins.)
Director: Erik Canuel
 
57.
The Barbarian Invasions (2003)
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During his final days, a dying man is reunited with old friends, former lovers, his ex-wife, and his estranged son. (99 mins.)
Director: Denys Arcand
 
58.
The Brood (1979)
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A man tries to uncover an unconventional psychologist's therapy techniques on his institutionalized wife, amidst a series of brutal murders. (92 mins.)
 
59.
Bollywood/Hollywood (2002)
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After Rahul's white pop-star fiancée dies in a bizarre levitation accident his mother insists he find another girl as soon as possible... (105 mins.)
Director: Deepa Mehta
 
60.
Lost and Delirious (2001)
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A newcomer to a posh girls boarding school discovers that her two senior roommates are lovers. (103 mins.)
Director: Léa Pool
 
61.
Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould (1993)
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A collection of vignettes highlighting different aspects of the life, work, and character of the acclaimed Canadian classical pianist. (98 mins.)
 
62.
Dead Ringers (1988)
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Twin gynecologists take full advantage of the fact that nobody can tell them apart, until their relationship begins to deteriorate over a woman. (116 mins.)
 
63.
A Christmas Story (1983)
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In the 1940s, a young boy named Ralphie attempts to convince his parents, his teacher, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect Christmas gift. (94 mins.)
Director: Bob Clark
 
64.
I've Heard the Mermaids Singing (1987)
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Scatterbrained Polly gets a job as a secretary in Gabrielle's art gallery. Polly aspires to be a professional photographer... (81 mins.)
Director: Patricia Rozema
 
65.
Tales from the Gimli Hospital (1988)
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While their mother is dying in the modern Gimli, Manitoba hospital, two young children are told a tale... (72 mins.)
Director: Guy Maddin
 
66.
Mon oncle Antoine (1971)
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Set in cold rural Quebec at Christmas time, we follow the coming of age of a young boy and the life... (104 mins.)
Director: Claude Jutra
 
67.
Meatballs (1979)
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Wacky hijinks of counselors and campers at a less-than-average summer camp. (94 mins.)
Director: Ivan Reitman
 
68.
The Care Bears Movie (1985)
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The Care Bears watch over a young brother and sister who have lost their trust in humanity. Meanwhile an evil wizard wishes to cover the Earth in concrete. (77 mins.)
Director: Arna Selznick
 
69.
Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation (1986)
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In this second installment to the original Care Bear Movie trilogy of the 1980s, the Care Bear Family... (76 mins.)
Director: Dale Schott
 
70.
Rock & Rule (1983)
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A malevolent rock star kidnaps a female singer to force her to participate in the summoning of a demon and her band must help her stop him. (77 mins.)
Director: Clive A. Smith
 
71.
Dance Me Outside (1994)
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A story of life on a First Nation reserve in Ontario: Silas and Frank are trying to get into college... (84 mins.)
Director: Bruce McDonald
 
72.
The Stone Angel (2007)
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A 90-year-old woman, rapidly losing her memory and knowing that sooner or later her life will be over, returns to the Manitoba farmhouse she grew up in to try and make peace with her dysfunctional family. (115 mins.)
Director: Kari Skogland
 
73.
Les Boys (1997)
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Ever wanted to know what guys say when they get together? This light- hearted comedy explores the male world through an amateur hockey team... (107 mins.)
Director: Louis Saia
 
74.
Platinum (1997 TV Movie)
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Director: Bruce McDonald
 
75.
Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner (2001)
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The telling of an Inuit legend of an evil spirit causing strife in the community and one warrior's endurance and battle of its menace. (172 mins.)
Director: Zacharias Kunuk
 
76.
Being Julia (2004)
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Set in '30s London, the film involves stage actors and their experiences with love and revenge. (104 mins.)
Director: István Szabó
 
77.
My Winnipeg (2007 Documentary)
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Fact, fantasy and memory are woven seamlessly together in this portrait of film-maker Guy Maddin's home town of Winnipeg, Manitoba. (80 mins.)
Director: Guy Maddin
 
78.
Fido (2006)
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In an Earthly world resembling the 1950s, a cloud of space radiation has shrouded the planet, resulting... (93 mins.)
Director: Andrew Currie
 
79.
Rare Birds (2001)
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A down-and-out restaurateur and his neighbor hatch a plan to lure luminaries to their small Newfoundland town. (99 mins.)
 
80.
The Red Violin (1998)
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A perfect red-colored violin inspires passion, making its way through three centuries over several owners and countries, eventually ending up at an auction where it may find a new owner. (130 mins.)
 
81.
Pontypool (2008)
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A psychological thriller in which a deadly virus infects a small Ontario town. (93 mins.)
Director: Bruce McDonald
 
82.
Foolproof (2003)
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Kevin, Sam and Rob are founding members of a theoretical group which pulls off heists. Leo, a gangster, blackmails them into pulling off a real multi-million dollar heist. Now it's up to them to get out alive. (94 mins.)
 
83.
The Changeling (1980)
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A man staying at a secluded historical mansion finds himself being haunted by the presence of a spectre. (107 mins.)
Director: Peter Medak
 
84.
The Burning (1981)
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A former summer camp caretaker, horribly burned from a prank gone wrong, lurks around an upstate New York summer camp bent on killing the teenagers responsible for his disfigurement. (91 mins.)
Director: Tony Maylam