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

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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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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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The marching band featured in the parade scene was the Pearland High School marching band. See more »

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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

Nurse Krud: Dead men tell no tales, but they fart.
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References The Dukes of Hazzard (1979) See more »

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When the Saints Go Marching In
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Performed by Lamab High School Marching Band
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Before "Scary Movie" there was Student Bodies.
28 December 2000 | by (Boston MA, USA) – See all my reviews

This film is a terrible classic. The acting is painful and the plot is thinner than cheap takeout soy sauce packets. But it is marvelously entertaining and succeeds as a wonderful parody of Halloween, Friday the 13th and many other horror slasher flicks in the early 1980s.

High School students are being killed off because they're having sex, everybody's a suspect as the breather, a witty and lovable killer who the camera only sees through gloves and shoes.

Have fun trying to recognise any actor as their careers went completely downhill after this disaster.

A fun date movie, seriously. If you enjoyed "Scary Movie," you should definitely see this film.


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