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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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7 August 1981 (USA)  »

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13 Asesinatos y medio  »

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Trivia

During the Breather's phone call to the babysitter in the beginning of the film, the phone's number plate is clearly visible. Instead of the standard fake movie "555" area code, we can see "713-270-5544". This is the current actual phone number for the Athletic Sports Bar in Houston, Texas. See more »

Goofs

When the African student arrives in wood shop, he is told he is late because it is already June. The principal's office has a calendar hanging dated as March, however. See more »

Quotes

The Breather: [on the phone] I'm gonna kill next at the football game. Click.
Ms. Van Dyke: Did you hang up?
The Breather: No, I just said "click".
[then hangs up]
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Connections

Referenced in Take Me Home Tonight (2011) 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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