Who's been decapitating the innocent girls at a local night school? The police are baffled.

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Leonard Mann ...
Lt. Judd Austin
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Eleanor Adjai
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Vincent Millett
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Taj
Nick Cairis ...
Gus (as Nicholas Cairis)
Karen MacDonald ...
Carol
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Helene Griffin
Bill McCann ...
Gary
Margo Skinner ...
Stevie Cabot
Elizabeth Barnitz ...
Kim Morrison
Holly Hardman ...
Kathy
Meb Boden ...
Anne Barron
Leonard Corman ...
Priest
Belle McDonald ...
Marjorie Armand
Edward C. Higgins ...
Coroner (as Ed Higgins)
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Storyline

A Boston police detective investigates a series of gruesome decapitations of various college coeds commited by a helmeted, black-leather clad serial killer which leads him to suspect a well known anthropology professor as well as his female live-in assistant. Written by Anonymous

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A lesson in terror [USA theatrical] [as Night School] See more »


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11 September 1981 (USA)  »

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Alfred Sole (the director of 1976's Alice, Sweet Alice) was originally approached to direct this film, but Sole passed on it for another project. See more »

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When the second girl is being killed, after changing out of her scuba suit, her lips don't match her words several times during the attack. See more »

Quotes

Judd Austin: You stay here and I'll head over to that college.
Taj: Oh great! I gotta stay here and you get to go to the girls' school.
Judd Austin: One of the advantages of a Harvard degree.
Taj: Ka ka era!
Judd Austin: Which in our language means?
Taj: Here comes the bullshit!
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Serial dekapitator.
4 September 2010 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

A killer in a motorcycle helmet is decapitating attractive babes attend a night school class taught by an anthropology professor.It all has to do with some head-hunting rituals from Papua New Guinea.Very enjoyable cop drama/slasher with some elements of giallo.There is a truly sensual shower scene with a a ravishingly beautiful Rachel Ward and three decapitated heads of victims are found in various strange places including an aquarium.The killings are mostly off-screen and there is a bit of sleaze.The melodically creepy piano based score by Brad Fiedel of "Just Before Dawn" is truly effective.If you enjoyed "What Have You Done to Your Daughters" give "Night School" a chance.It truly is one of the slashers that resembles the Italian giallo that inspired the genre in the first place.8 out of 10.


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