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Release Date:
5 June 1981 (USA) See more »
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Directed by
Jimmy Huston 
Writing credits
Jimmy Huston (written by)

Produced by
Carol Bahoric .... associate producer
John L. Chambliss .... executive producer
John L. Chambliss .... producer
Todd Durham .... associate producer
Lon Kerr .... executive producer (as Lon J. Kerr)
Michael Mahern .... executive producer
Myron Meisel .... producer
Original Music by
Gary S. Scott  (as Gary Scott)
Cinematography by
Darrell Cathcart (director of photography)
Film Editing by
John A. O'Connor 
Makeup Department
Barbara Galloway .... makeup artist
Production Management
Mike Allen .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Dawn Easterling .... second assistant director
Charles Reynolds .... assistant director
Art Department
Sara Robbins .... props (as Sarah Robbins)
Sound Department
Fred H. Dresch .... sound man
Laraine Mestman .... foley editor
Bruce Stubblefield .... sound editor
Al Yelton .... assistant sound
Jerry Whittington .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
Jere Beery .... stunt performer
Timothy L. Raynor .... fight coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Chris Cathcart .... grip
Irl Dixon .... assistant camera
Irl Dixon .... photographer: second unit
Fritz Jon Goforth .... key grip
Herb Greenberg .... grip
Dennis Owensby .... grip
Rodger Painter .... second assistant camera (as Roger Painter)
Gene Poole .... dolly grip
Jeff Reep .... grip
Dennis Woods .... gaffer
Dennis Woods .... photographer: second unit
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Alice Taylor .... wardrobe
Editorial Department
Steve Kramer .... assistant editor
Paul LaMori .... assistant editor (as Paul La Mori)
Music Department
David Franco .... music supervisor
Other crew
Dawn Freer .... script supervisor
Sam Kilman .... dialogue coach
Tom Rooker .... production assistant
Mary Ellen Withers .... production assistant
Crew believed to be complete

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89 min
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During an interview with actor Timothy L. Raynor, who plays the killer, said he got the role because director Jimmy Huston was impressed with his martial arts skills and his ability to handle a weapon. Raynor said that the knife he wields in the movie wasn't a prop but an actual butcher's knife.See more »
Continuity: 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 »
Radish:People are killed every day for no reason at all.See more »
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Better than Average, 21 June 2002
Author: Bub_the_zombie

Amidst the slasher craze of the early 80's, Final Exam remains a little higher on the totem pole. A very decent cast with some very likeable characters. The feel to this one is a little different and is very eerie and dark in some veins. This is definately worth a look for the slasher fan who thought they had seen it all.

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