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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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Comedy | Horror

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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

In the opening scene when the phone begins to shake from the "ringing" of the "breather" calling, you can see someone's forehead that's moving the phone on the table in the bottom right-hand corner of the screen, black curly hair. (In the DVD version the shot is corrected so you cannot see the crewman.) 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 There's Nothing Out There (1991) 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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greatest horror parody ever
8 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

if you grew up in the 80's had HBO and were addicted to television & or your video store chances are you'e seen this one. i love this movie, scream ,scary movie etc. owe it big time to this one. if this movie doesn't make you laugh then your already dead should be the re-release catch phrase to this movie, it's not big on nudity or gore, and in the middle of the film there is an explanation to why it's rated "r".(hilarious). the movies got everything, wooden horse heads, teenage virgins, weird creepy janitor-pre freddy krueger i might add. i've often double billed this film with another lost 80's gem the "surf 2". why these films aren't available on DVD is beyond me. i've said it before but here goes- if you are starting or already have a video release company please release these films! if you love 80's horror check this one out or your just in love with funny movies check it out. you'll die laughing.--nuff said.


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