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Student Bodies (1981)

A killer named the Breather tallies up a score of teenage bodies in this scathing parody of slasher films.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kristen Riter ...
Matthew Goldsby ...
Hardy (as Matt Goldsby)
Jerry Belson ...
The Breather (as Richard Brando)
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Joe Talarowski ...
Mimi Weddell ...
Carl Jacobs ...
Peggy Cooper ...
Janice E. O'Malley ...
Kevin Mannis ...
Sara Eckhardt ...
Patti
Brian Batytis ...
Wheels
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Charles Ray
Joan Browning Jacobs ...
Mrs. Hummers
Angela Bressler ...
Julie
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Storyline

A killer named the Breather terrorizes students at a high school. Whenever the killer finds students having sex, he kills them. He has some intense issues with which to deal. He likes to breathe heavily, and he likes to make prank calls while talking through a rubber chicken. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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13 1/2 Murders + 1423 Laughs = Student Bodies See more »

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7 August 1981 (USA)  »

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13 Asesinatos y medio  »

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Trivia

The original name of the high school in the film was Lamar High. During the shooting of the prom, it was decided to quickly change the name because of the real Lamar High School in Houston. All posters at the prom were quickly changed from LAMAR to LAMAB. Previous scenes filmed using the word Lamar were dubbed to the corrected Lamab. See more »

Goofs

Obvious, muscular, barefoot stunt performer when Toby dives out the school window. See more »

Quotes

The Breather: [to the audience] Hello, it's me, The Breather. You're probably wonder who I am. Who could I be? Could I be the innocent looking Toby? Would you trust a girl who looked like Prince Valiant in a plum sweater? Maybe I'm Dr. Sigmund; a man who was once arrested for corrupting the morals of a hooker. Then there's Malvert; with an I.Q. of a handball and the personality of a parking meter: violated! Could I be the principal Mr. Peters; a man who keeps cheese in his underwear to attract mice? Let's not...
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Connections

Spoofs The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) See more »

Soundtracks

When the Saints Go Marching In
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Traditional
Performed by Lamab High School Marching Band
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Better than Scary Movie
6 September 2001 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

I stumbled upon this flick by accident. I was more interested in the other side of the Commander USA double feature. I just figured this was some lame 80s slasher flick. To my surprise, it was an Airplane style spoof of the slasher flicks of the late 70s/early 80s. In fact, it almost plays like a parody of "Scream", years before it came out. Everyone tries to figure out who the killer is that is picking off the students. The killer calls up and breathes heavy. Every horror fan should check this out!


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