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The Final Terror (1983)

R | | Horror | 1 May 1983 (USA)
A group of rangers go camping on unfamiliar forest grounds. All is well until the group members begin to start getting picked off by a cunning, tactical, malevolent, killer in the woods.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
John Friedrich ...
Dennis Zorich
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Marco Cerone
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Nathaniel Hines
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Boone
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Margaret
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Windy Morgan
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Vanessa
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Eggar
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Mike
Cindy Harrell ...
Melanie
Irene Sanders ...
Sammie
Richard Jacobs ...
Mr. Morgan
Donna Pinder ...
Mrs. Morgan
Jim Youngs ...
Jim
Lori Butler ...
Lori (as Lori Lee Butler)
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This terrifying movie takes place out in the backwoods where a group of rangers go camping. But when one of the group snaps, and leaves one by one some of the group disappears. It is left up to the rest of the group to defend themselves against this evil. With the killer disguised as the forest surroundings, one of their group held hostage, and a terrifying attack on their tour bus leaving it incapable of travel and one of them with a major injury they have to turn the tables on the killer. Written by ANDREW LINES <peter@stmartins.f9.co.uk>

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Theatrical film debuts of Adrian Zmed and Lewis Smith. See more »

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Water droplets are visibly splashing onto the camera, as the group is in the raft fighting the rapids. See more »

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Dennis Zorich: If you people want to survive, you better start looking and thinking like the forest.
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Featured in You Won't Stop Screaming (1998) See more »

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An OK terror, but it's hardly final.
1 October 2005 | by (Brentwood, USA) – See all my reviews

Young forest rangers and their lady friends take a trip into the wilderness and are terrorized by a woodsy maniac.

Yet another slasher in the wake of Friday the 13th (1980), this one being OK as it tries to be a little different from the rest of its kind. This film tries to focus a little more on mood and suspense, rather than on gore and sex, although it does have it's share of that too. With the help of a decent cast, featuring some latter-day stars like Hannah and Ward, The Final Terror manages to be an entertaining enough effort. There's a few shocks, a good rock music score, and a creepy villain that also help carry the movie.

It's a far cry from the superior likes of Just Before Dawn (1981), but it certainly beats the lesser efforts of movies like Don't Go in the Woods (1981) or The Prey (1984).

** 1/2 out of ****


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