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Final Exam (1981)

R | | Horror | 5 June 1981 (USA)
A psycho killer shows up on college campus to slash up pretty co-eds and dumb jocks.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Cecile Bagdadi ...
Joel S. Rice ...
Ralph Brown ...
DeAnna Robbins ...
Sherry Willis-Burch ...
Janet
John Fallon ...
Mark
Terry W. Farren ...
Pledge
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Sam Kilman ...
Sheriff
Don Hepner ...
Mary Ellen Withers ...
Elizabeth
Elijah Christopher Perry ...
Coach (as Jerry Rushing)
Shannon Norfleet ...
Student in Car
Carol Capka ...
Student in Car
R.C. Nanney ...
Mitch
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In a small college in North Carolina, only a select few students are left to take mid terms. But, when a killer strikes, it could be everyone's final exam. Written by Greg Duryea <gduryea@atlantic.net>

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Some pass the test...God Help The Rest!!!

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Examen final  »

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$374,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$3,000,000, 31 December 1981
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The scene where Radish frantically calls on the payphone at the gym proved problematic when the original phone fell off the wall and broke on the first take. The crew had to go out at 4 a.m. and grab another payphone from a gas station for the scene. See more »

Goofs

During the shootout prank scene, the brown getaway van clearly shows no number plates on the car. Later in the movie when the sheriff arrives, a student gives the sheriff a license plate number. See more »

Quotes

Radish: Aha. Shades of Watergate.
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An alright slasher
25 August 2001 | by See all my reviews

Final Exam is your average 80's slasher. It has some cool college pranks and all that tomfoolery that takes place at college campuses around the world(except Union). But this movie drowns in its own character development. It takes WAY too much time with its characters and totally forgets its a slasher flick. And the slashings aren't very good. I want gore with my slash! 6/10.


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